About Taymyr

Taymyr is a beautiful northern region of Siberian arctic tundra, covered in snow most times of the year. It includes Taymyr Peninsula and several adjacent regions. This area holds the delta of a half-continent long Yenisei river that goes from Mongolia through Siberia and falls into the Arctic Ocean.

Local nature is a vast collection of arctic flora and fauna – 35 types of mammals, more than 130 types of birds, 29 types of fish and more than 300 types of various plants and trees. Reindeer are especially plentiful in the region, estimating at 400000 animals.

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Taymyr is a home to more than 10000 people of various indigenous groups –
Dolgans, Nenets, Nganasan, Evenks and Enets being the biggest.

Taymyr area hold several sizeable settlements. Dudinka, the local administrative centre, is situated on the bank of the Yenisei river. Dudinka hosts a population of 22000, only second to the biggest local city – Norilsk.

Main mean of getting to and from the region is Alykel Airport, situated roughly between the cities. It has flights to most major Russian cities.

Taymyr Ice Arena

Taymyr Ice Arena is the only ice arena behind the Arctic Circle, and it is situated right in the centre of Dudinka.

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OPENING4th of September, 2014DIMENSIONS56 × 26 m ICE ARENAS FURTHER TO THE NORTHNone
CAPACITY300 person SURFACEIce rink ADDRESS10, Vsesvyatskogo street, Dudinka, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia, 647501

Taymyr Ice Arena hosts the only kid’s curling school behind the Arctic Circle.
The school is sponsored by local industries, like mining company Norilsk Nickel.

Taymyr Curling Cup 2016

Taymyr Curling Cup 2016 was a major curing event among men’s teams in Russia – last tournament of the season, it hosted 5 of the top Russian teams in a final stand-off.

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METAL SUPPORTS4 tonPAINT10 litres CLOTH900 sq m
CARPET300 sq m LIGHTING70 professional lamps FIRE SHOW EQUIPMENT6 flame and 6 cryo guns