Mineralnye Vody

Mineralnye Vody is a town in Stavropol Krai famous for its literary history and its health spas/sanatoria.

Get in

By plane

It is easy to get to Mineralnye Vody by flying directly from Moscow, Saint Petersburg, or certain other large Russian airports.

  Mineralnye Vody Airport (IATA: MRV) (4 km of the city),  +7 879 222-07-77. It's one of the biggest airport in Southern Russia, serving about 2 millions passengers each year. It was completely rebuilt a few years ago, after that it has everything that could be expected from any other typical airport: duty free shops, eateries, money exchange offices, luggage storage.
Getting there:

Get around

There are lots of buses and taxis in Mineralnye Vody.


Stay safe

Police in this town can possibly be bribed. However, you need to break the law to experience that. In all other cases if not doing something illegal you're pretty much safe with the police.

Go next

MinVody is a primary gateway to the Russian Caucasus, especially for mountaineers headed towards Karachay-Cherkessia and Kabardino-Balkaria.

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