655017, Russian Federation, Khakasia, Abakan, Sovetskaya str., 75, office 200

“Sayano Shushenskaya” hydroelectric power station

“Sayano Shushenskaya” hydroelectric power station

Category: Excursions

Location: Town of Sayanogorsk

Price:  Starts from 1500 RUB

“Sayano Shushensky” hydroelectric complex is located on Yenisei river at the South-East of Khakassia and includes the station itself, regulating hydro center of Mayna and coast spillway. Hydroelectric complex is the most powerful in Russia and one of the most powerful in the world. Its planned outcome is amount to 6400 megawatt, annual work out is 24 billion kilowatt hours.  Its main machinery includes 10 engines.

Time duration:

4-5 hours

Service included:

Transfer, guide


Year-round (but if suitable weather)

Meal service:

Packed lunch or café on route


As to the program

“Sayano Shushenskaya” hydroelectric power station is the most powerful in Russia and 9-th powerful in the world. It is situated on Yenisei River close to Cheremushki and Sayanogorsk towns. Its structure has height of 245 m., length of 1070 m., width of 110 m. at the bottom and 25 m. at the top.