● Murmansk is accessible by road, rail and air Best time to visit is in summer months June to September Hotels could be booked online and paid by credit card Breakfast generally provided by hotels Cafes and restaurants are located but not much variety Onl
It was drizzling occasionally, not an ideal weather for visiting a park. In some parks a separate area is marked for the children’s play area with various equipment like slides. An impressive water fountain in a park was interesting that added a touch of beauty and novelty. The city has a few apartment blocks and high-rise buildings housing offices, banks and residences. The novel feature of a park was the electronic display stand that showed the date, time and temperature that was upto-date. Well-paved walk-pathways and well-kept trees and plants attracted my attention in the parks and gardens we visited. The ornamental lamp stands with glass cover in parks and gardens were lovely. The display of the profile of a fish on top of a rock in a park was a feature in the park. Puddles of water on the ground made walking slightly difficult. Ornamental arches made up of thin wires were a novel feature in a park that enhanced the aesthetics. The last park to visit had two flights of steps leading up to a viewing gallery. Despite the inclement weather, we spotted a few pigeons in the various parks and gardens we visited.
As we were approaching our hotel, I got a call from the hotel manager who wanted to know whether I would approve of the extra charges that would apply as our tour was over three hours as we had agreed. I consented to this and was pleased to pay the extra
VISITING PARKS AN IMPRESSIVE WATER FOUNTAIN IN A PARK WAS INTERESTING THAT ADDED A TOUCH OF BEAUTY AND NOVELTY. THE CITY HAS A FEW APARTMENT BLOCKS AND HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS HOUSING OFFICES, BANKS AND RESIDENCES.