The Udora necklace


The Komi Republic’s Udorsky District looks like a place out of a fantasy novel. Settlements in the area are few and far between, hidden throughout the impressive expanses of the taiga, where, according to local beliefs, traces of a people that mysteriously disappeared can be found.

The Komi Republic’s Udorsky District looks like a place out of a fantasy novel. Settlements in the area are few and far between, hidden throughout the impressive expanses of the taiga, where, according to local beliefs, traces of a people that mysteriously disappeared can be found. The area is filled with a rich history full of legends and traditions, breathtaking natural sights and serves as a huge attraction for tourists with its abundance of mushrooms, berries, fish and game. During his travels throughout the Komi Republic’s Udorsky District, RTG TV’s Stanislav Salnikov visited the Mezen River, which local residents poetically refer to as the «Necklace of Udora».