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So There’s A City In Russia Called Yakutsk. And If You Visit It Once, You’re NEVER Going To Forget It.

So There’s A City In Russia Called Yakutsk. And If You Visit It Once, You’re NEVER Going To Forget It.If your city has “yak” in its name, then you probably know you’re not in for a good (or warm) time. Yakutsk is the capital city of the Sakha Republic, Russia, located only 280 miles south of the Arctic Circle. That means that every single person that lives in Yakutsk has to survive subarctic temperatures.

Yakutsk has been recorded as the coldest city on earth… and has officially been recorded in my travel journal as the last place I would ever want to go.

Although the cold city is beautiful, its bitter temperatures could frighten away most visitors.
So There’s A City In Russia Called Yakutsk. And If You Visit It Once, You’re NEVER Going To Forget It.

During the winter, even the toughest residents of Yakutsk won’t stay outside for longer than 20 minutes.
So There’s A City In Russia Called Yakutsk. And If You Visit It Once, You’re NEVER Going To Forget It.

Staying inside is how you survive the winter in this frozen city.
So There’s A City In Russia Called Yakutsk. And If You Visit It Once, You’re NEVER Going To Forget It.

Not only is it the coldest city, but Yakutsk also experiences the most severe temperature changes over the course of the year.
So There’s A City In Russia Called Yakutsk. And If You Visit It Once, You’re NEVER Going To Forget It.

Average monthly temperatures range from 67.1 °F in July to −37.5 °F in January.
So There’s A City In Russia Called Yakutsk. And If You Visit It Once, You’re NEVER Going To Forget It.

Those with cars keep them in heated garages, covered in blankets.
So There’s A City In Russia Called Yakutsk. And If You Visit It Once, You’re NEVER Going To Forget It.

They also wrap the batteries, insulating them from the cold.
So There’s A City In Russia Called Yakutsk. And If You Visit It Once, You’re NEVER Going To Forget It.

The majority of residents wear fur (and they wear it in layers).
So There’s A City In Russia Called Yakutsk. And If You Visit It Once, You’re NEVER Going To Forget It.

Getting frostbite or dying from exposure is a very real threat in this city.
So There’s A City In Russia Called Yakutsk. And If You Visit It Once, You’re NEVER Going To Forget It.

At least there aren’t many pest problems.
So There’s A City In Russia Called Yakutsk. And If You Visit It Once, You’re NEVER Going To Forget It.

Locals warn visitors about wearing glasses outdoors (it’s not a good idea).
So There’s A City In Russia Called Yakutsk. And If You Visit It Once, You’re NEVER Going To Forget It.

The tough locals love to boast about the amount of lakes in the region and the fact that locally every element in the periodic table can be found.
So There’s A City In Russia Called Yakutsk. And If You Visit It Once, You’re NEVER Going To Forget It.

But they’re forgetting the most important thing…
So There’s A City In Russia Called Yakutsk. And If You Visit It Once, You’re NEVER Going To Forget It.

They can actually SURVIVE living here.
So There’s A City In Russia Called Yakutsk. And If You Visit It Once, You’re NEVER Going To Forget It.
Photos: Visual News


The cold wild city is beautiful, but only the brave or adventurous dare travel there. Just staying in the hotels, you have to wear layers to bed. This place is never going on my bucket list, but I’ll be content to admire it from afar. On a beach. In the sun.
It’s certainly unique, though, so share it with others

Source: Visual News Via Viral Nova
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4 comments

  1. I can barely stand +10 C here in Beirut Lebanon during winter.. surely I die freezing with -40 Brrrrr

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  2. I can barely stand +10 C here in Beirut Lebanon during winter.. surely I die freezing with -40 Brrrrr

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  3. Seems like canada's version of yakutsk is winnipeg. Two weeks ago we experiences minus 43 windchill over here.😜..the City is nicknamed winterpeg for a reason.. Lol

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