There are 0 flights operating between Istanbul and Astrakhan. You may find frequent flights from Istanbul, Moscow and Riyadh to Astrakhan.
Are you looking for cheap fares for Astrakhan flights? In the coming 3 months: Baku Astrakhan 3,725 TL, Istanbul Astrakhan 5,090 TL and Riyadh Astrakhan 57,762 TL
Better to book your flight to Astrakhan 29 days before departure to get the best fares on average.
December and April months are the highest season for Russia, Astrakhan. The prices are higher compared to the other periods. You will find the cheapest flight prices in the following months: January and February.
Located in the southernmost part of the Ural-Volga region, on the northern shore of the Caspian Sea, Astrakhan is a charming port city in the southwest of Russia. Astrakhan, which is built on 11 islands where the Volga River empties into the Caspian Sea, is a cosmopolitan city that hosts people from 160 nationalities and 13 different religions.
Located on the Asia Minor, Iran and India trade route, Astrakhan is one of the cities where there are about 40 bridges connecting the islands and where important fishing, shipbuilding and oil refining industries are developed thanks to the Volga delta. Astrakhan is not only a large industrial center, but also one of the country's largest ports in terms of freight traffic.
Astrakhan, which has maintained its strategic position on the Volga-Caspian road between Russia and Iran throughout history, was a great trade center in the past as it is today. The city, which was the capital of the Golden Horde State in the Middle Ages, was annexed to Russian lands by Ivan the Terrible in 1554. The expeditions of the Ottoman Empire to Astrakhan to annex the Turkish khanates in Central Asia and to stop Russia did not achieve the desired result. After the uprisings that took place in the 1600s and 1700s, the city, which was the center of Peter the Great's expedition to Iran, was the scene of violent clashes between the Bolsheviks and the White Russians and was occupied by the Germans in World War II.
Although the population of Astrakhan, which has a very important place in terms of Turkish, Russian and Golden Horde history, consists of Turks, Russians, Kazakhs and Tatars, it is a cosmopolitan city that hosts people from different religions and nationalities as Russia's largest educational and cultural center.
Places to visit
Astrakhan is a city full of ancient ruins of different cultures, Indian and Persian style oriental architectural structures, Baroque period artifacts, inns, caravanserais, theatre, concert, exhibition halls and museums, where all historical buildings are taken under protection.
Astrakhan Kremlin, a triangular stone fortress with eight towers, is the most visible and symbolic structure of Astrakhan, built in 1620. Uspensky Cathedral and Troitsky Cathedral, both built in the 1700s, the Bell Tower, which is considered one of the main symbols of the city, the Lovers' Bridge on which Astrakhanians and visitors make wishes and tie ribbons, Zayachy Hill and the Milk Mother Vobla Statue are at the top of the list of places to visit in the city.
Samolsdelskoe Excavation Site, Selitrennoe Archaeological Site, Saray Batu, Capital of the Golden Horde State, and Khazar Khaganate Capital can be visited as archaeological sites. Apart from these, you can visit the State Historical and Architectural Museum, the Military Victory Museum, the Astrakhan City History Museum, the Astrakhan State United History and Architectural Museum Conservation Area, the Astrakhan Culture Museum and the Velimir Khlebnikov House Museum in Astrakhan, which has many museums.
In Astrakhan, which is also very rich in terms of natural beauties, Baskunchak Lake, whose depth reaches 1000 meters, is considered the largest and salty lake in the world and meets Russia's salt needs. Mount Bogdo, located near the lake, is believed to be blessed by the Dalai-Lama and welcomes many visitors in faith tourism. Due to its unique location, Astrakhan is also home to 70 kinds of fish in the Volga delta, very valuable Russian caviar, watermelons and the enchanting lotuses of the Valley of the Lotuses.
While the nightlife of Astrakhan, the cultural and artistic center of Southern Russia, is dominated by Russian entertainment culture, Maksakova Philharmonic Concert Hall, Astrakhan Opera and Ballet, Astrakhan State Music Theatre, Astrakhan State Drama Theatre, Astrakhan State Young Audience Theater and Astrakhan State Puppet Theater You can participate in the events in .
Food & Drink and Shopping
Influenced by Turkish, Russian, Tatar, Hindu and Iranian cuisines due to its multicultural background and cosmopolitan structure, Astrakhan cuisine basically consists of fish and seafood. In the city, where there are many cafes and restaurants serving mainly bread, butter and potato dishes, there are also places that offer tastes from world cuisine.
You can buy local Astrakhan souvenirs such as carved wood panels, varnished depictions, lotus figurines from more than 30 shopping centers and various markets located in different parts of the city.
It is possible to reach Astrakhan Airport with Turkish Airlines' direct flights between Istanbul and Astrakhan.
|Popular Flights||Ticket Price|
|Baku - Astrakhan||3,725.46|
|Istanbul - Astrakhan||6,251.62|
|Jakarta - Astrakhan||21,225.37|
|Riyadh - Astrakhan||57,762.02|
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