Coat of arms



Dubna is a green and pleasant city which has become a "Science City", due to the location of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research here. It is situated at the beginning of the Moscow Canal which is watched over by a gigantic Lenin statue. The city can easily be visited on a day trip from Moscow.


Basic facts
Name in Russian Дубна
Status City-municipality in the Moscow Region
Location On the confluence of the River Bolva and the Moscow Canal, on the Ivankovo Reservoir
Distance 125km north of Moscow
Time Zone Moscow Time
Population 74,791 (2014)
First Mentioned 1134
Former Names Dubenskoe Myto
Titles/Awards Science City
Official Website

Top recommendations in Dubna

  • Moscow Canal

    Have a look at the second biggest Lenin Statue in the world, while walking along the Moscow Canal and the coast of the Ivankovo Reservoir to the lighthouse on Lebyazhie Lake.

  • Tsentralnaya Ulitsa

    Walk along Tsentralnaya Ulitsa from the House of Culture to the park at its end with the Defenders of Dubna Monument.