The lake in the Chebarkulsky district of the Chelyabinsk region. The area of ​​the water area is about 20 km². The shore of the lake is covered with dense vegetation, there are several islands and peninsulas.

   The name translates from the Turkic as “Beautiful, colorful lake”, which is quite justified. In addition, in the vicinity of several sites discovered the ancient man. However, this lake attracts not only tourists, but also lovers of beach holidays, and will also be an interesting place for fishermen. Various holidays, festivals, meetings and conferences are periodically held on the banks.

   One curious fact is connected with Lake Chebarkul: here is the site of the fall of one of the fragments of the Chelyabinsk meteorite. The “Messenger” from space appeared in the sky on February 15, 2013, bringing with it numerous destructions, more than a thousand people suffered from the consequences of this “invasion”. Fortunately, there were no deaths. At the moment, the largest fragments of the celestial body are in the Museum of Local History of Chelyabinsk. This is not only a landmark of the Urals, it is a world landmark.

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Address: Russia, Chelyabinsk region, Chebarkulsky district, Chebarkul city and Malkovo village

Coordinates: 54 ° 57′36 ″ with. sh. 60 ° 19′46 ″ c. d.

The route is designed for cars of any cross. There is no age limit, special equipment is not required.

© Владимир Субботин. Россия, Челябинская область.

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