The first mention of Chita found in ancient chronicles of the XVII century.
The city preserved the famous church of the Decembrists, where exiled in 1827, the rebels were trying to find comfort and pray for better times.
If you have a driver's license, toCheats you can get on your own vehicle. To get to Chita from Irkutsk, you can use R258 highway "Baikal", from Khabarovsk to Chita, you can get on the highway R297 "Amur". If you travel by car from Moscow, you will need to follow the Asian route AN6 through Samara, Ufa, Chelyabinsk, Petropavlovsk, Omsk, Novosibirsk and Krasnoyarsk. The distance between Moscow and Chita is about 6300 kilometers, which can be overcome in about 70 hours, excluding stops.
In Chita, there are two railway stations,services that you can also use. The city's main railway station - station II of Chita, every day takes about 20 passenger trains of distant following, serving at the same time and commuter. In Chita, you can go by train from almost all cities of the Far East, where there is a rail connection. On the road train from Moscow to Chita, you will take about 4.5 days. In addition, through the Chita-II are international trains №№019 / 020, connecting Moscow and Beijing.
In Chita, also operates bus station serviceswhich you can use if you decide to go to the city by bus. However, it should be noted that the bus station serves primarily commuter. Thus, the bus in Chita can be reached only from the Transbaikal time of transportation will be about 8 hours.
If you want to save time on the road, the mostthe best solution would be flying on an airplane. At 20 kilometers from the center of Chita is an international airport Kadan, which connects the town with many cities of Russia (Irkutsk, Khabarovsk, Ekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, etc.), and also serves international flights to Antalya, Phuket, Bangkok, Manchuria. If you are traveling to Chita from Moscow, should pay attention to the flights of "Aeroflot", "Ural line" and S7 Airlines, departing daily from Domodedovo and Sheremetyevo. Travel time from the capital to Chita aircraft is just over six hours. From the airport to the city center can be reached via №40E bus, taxi №№ 12 and 14 or by taxi.