Skovorodino

Skovorodino (Russian: Сковородино́, skuh-vuh-ruh-dee-NOH) is a town in Amur Oblast, Russian Far East.

Understand

The town is located on the upper part of the Bolshoy Never River and has a population of around 11,000. During Stalin's rule a well-known Russian priest and philosopher Pavel Florensky lived and worked here in exile.

Get in

By train

Old engine at the Skovorodino station

Skovorodino is connected by the Trans-Siberian Railway. It is also connected by a branch line north to Tynda on the Baikal-Amur Magistral Railway (BAM). It is also the proposed terminus for the first phase of the East Siberia Pacific Ocean (ESPO) oil pipeline, currently under construction by Transneft.

Sleep

Buy

There is a gas station, grocery store and a small pharmacy on the main road Skovorodino St (ru: ул Сковородино)

Go next

Routes through Skovorodino

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