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Interesting ship to visit, with friendly approachable tour staff

The ship has various guided tour opportunities during the day, with the latest starting at 4pm in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pripyat86
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London, United Kingdom
A must visit !!

Its a must visit if you are in Murmansk. Its a grand & decorated Ice breaker ship of Soviet era... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Pratim M
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Mumbai, India
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Portovy dr, 18 | Pontoon pier of the Morskoy Vokzal, Murmansk 183038, Russia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The ship has various guided tour opportunities during the day, with the latest starting at 4pm in Summer. The guide was informative, speaking mainly in Russian but giving enough information in English to keep it interesting to non-Russian speakers. You get a thorough tour of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a must visit if you are in Murmansk. Its a grand & decorated Ice breaker ship of Soviet era. There's a 45 minutes tour conducted in every two hours. Guide is Russian speaking so its hard to understand the history for an English speaking...More

Thank Pratim M
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Not having visited a nuclear powered ship before, this was very interesting. Considering it's age it was even more impressive, both regarding the size and the standard on board.

Thank ragnarotterstad
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Early April 2018 when it was still icy cold in the northern city of Murmansk, we, a group of friends and families, went there wishing to see the dancing northern lights. Having succeeded our main aim the previous night, we asked our guide to organise...More

Thank pojpol
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

The icebreaker in itself and the role it played was interesting to us. Our English speaking Vladimir provided us with details to make the visit enjoyable.

Thank Chattyfoodie
Reviewed 23 April 2018

It was a huge ship with loads of interesting facts about the Lenin Icebreaker ship. It took 1 hour to see the whole ship and they had a guide, to help us understand about it but unfortunately he was speaking mostly Russian with very less...More

Thank Hina T
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Certainly worth the visit, a great tour conducted by knowledgeable guides Takes you back to a time gone by, Icebreaker seems to have stopped in time. In saying this, this is exactly what you want to see, not all modernized by today's standards Quite a...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Even tough our guide was speaking Russian only (which I don’t), the tour was interesting. You are accompanied all around the boat and see many rooms. The are pictures of the main events and only on some of them there are descriptions in English. For...More

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Interesting guided tour of the first nuclear powered surface ship and ice breaker. Vessel has an interesting history and is interesting in and of itself.

Thank Ben B
Reviewed 7 February 2018

If you want to feel the place visited by Fidel Castro, Yuri Gagarin, who were impressed with the high-end solutions of 50-60s -that's definately your destinations. Excursions are happening 4 times a day and additional interactive excursions are happening twice a day

Thank Georgy M
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Michelle T
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Response from Hina T | Reviewed this property |
I got all my tour in Murmansk organised by a tour company called Murmania, and the company's director, Vladimir was a very nice person and new bit of English too. I am sure he can help you on this. His company's no. is +7... More
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Response from jazcat100 | Reviewed this property |
Both tour guides at the Lenin spoke excellent English, perhaps you could ask at your hotel to call about the English tours. We stayed at the Azimut Murmansk and the young woman at reception called for us but, unfortunately... More
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