November 17, 2012 in Kotelnich opened dinopark "Dinosaurs in Vyatka." In the center of the city, in line with the river Balakirevitsy, housed 18 pieces of dinosaurs. The biggest — Apatosaurus length of 25 and a height of 5 meters.
The project aims to develop tourism. In Kotelnich district of the Kirov region is a deposit of ancient dinosaurs — pareyazavrov. Regularly carried out archaeological excavations to extract the bones of ancient inhabitants of the earth. These dinosaurs found only in Africa, Australia and Kotelnich.
During the first day of the "dinopark" was visited by about 5.5 million people.