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Near food shop in Chelyabinsk-city

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A: Near "Maneken" theatre. Night, Chelyabinsk

by Миша Галян, 110 meters away

Near "Maneken" theatre. Night, Chelyabinsk

B: Chelyabinsk, 275 years celebration

by Aleksey Shimeshov, 310 meters away

Chelyabinsk, 275 years celebration

C: Chelyabinsk, 275 years celebration

by Aleksey Shimeshov, 330 meters away

Chelyabinsk, 275 years celebration

D:

by lexlin©, 330 meters away

E: Academic Theater of Drama

by Sergey Korotkov, 330 meters away

Academic Theater of Drama

F: The Chelyabinsk state academic drama theatre of N.Orlova, Chelyabinsk

by Ildar Gabdrakhmanov, 340 meters away

The drama theatre was officially open in 1921 in a building of the National house. For high creative ...

The Chelyabinsk state academic drama theatre of N.Orlova, Chelyabinsk

G: Chelyabinks, non-freezing fontain

by Aleksey Shimeshov, 360 meters away

Chelyabinks, non-freezing fontain

H: path to the Drama

by Sergey Korotkov, 370 meters away

path to the Drama

I: Square Revolution

by Anton Konovalov, 380 meters away

Square Revolution

J: Chelyabinsk, new Year scene

by Aleksey Shimeshov, 390 meters away

Chelyabinsk, new Year scene

This panorama was taken in Chelyabinsk, Russia

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Text by Steve Smith.

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