Makhachkala

WARNING: Travel to Makhachkala is strongly discouraged. The presence of rebels and crime levels as high as those in Grozny and Magas pose a significant threat to travellers.

Makhachkala (Russian: Махачкала́ muh-khuhch-kuh-LAH) is the capital city of Dagestan and the largest city in the North Caucasus.

Overview of Makhachkala

Get in

A daily train service from Moscow is avalible, taking two nights. Long-distance connections with Kiev, Novosibirsk and Saint Petersburg among others are 1-2 times each week. All trains heading to and from Baku also calls here.

See

Anzhi Makhachkala, the local football club.

Do

Makhachkala's principal mosque

Go next

Lenin Prospekt


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