Mykolaiv, Russia
Mykolaiv is a city in southern Ukraine, administrative center of the Mykolaiv Oblast. It is the main ship building center of the Black Sea and an important port. It is a well planned city with wide main streets, glamorous parks and its downtown area is located on the peninsula made by Southern Bug and Ingul rivers estuary.

Things to See & Do

* Museums
* Churches
* Mykolaiv Zoo
* City walking tour
* Ukrainian theatre

General Information

Cruise Season – March - Dec
Currency – Ruble (RUB)
Language – Russian
Land Area – 260 km²
Population – 500,000 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style.
Time – UTC plus two hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 7

Port Location – The port is located on the Southern Buh River at Varvarovskii Spusk.

Travel Links – The nearest major airport is Odessa which is approximately 2 hours by road from Mykolaiv.

Direct trains to Moscow (26 hours), Kiev (10), Lviv (18), Odesa (5), the Crimea (8 hours) depart every day.

Direct daily bus connections to Kyiv (10 hours), Kharkiv (12), Odesa (2), the Crimea (6), Cishinau (7), Khmelnytsky (11), Donetsk (12), Rostov-na-Donu (17), Minsk (23).