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A melting pot blending outstanding natural legacy, unique cultures, and unmatched atmosphere, vast Russia will surprise you! Famous, as the biggest country on the planet, breathtaking Russia attracts adventure seekers from all over the world looking for an unforgettable travel experience. Are you already excited about starting your exploration? On this page, we compiled some useful information about the region that will help you to plan your ideal itinerary, featuring top Russian attractions, the most popular cities to visit, and our saturated blog.

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Bolshoi Theater, Moscow, Russia

Bolshoi Theater is a world-class opera & ballet theater and the biggest in Moscow, preserving century-old traditions of staging.

Ekaterinburg Sight Gallery

Ekaterinburg is the capital of the Ural Mountain Region, full of cultural and architectural heritage for you to discover. This city is the place where the Russian royal family, the Romanovs, spent their last days.

Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

The world-famous Hermitage Museum is home to the largest collection of paintings on Earth, holding about 3 million works of art. The outstanding green, gold and white building of the Winter Palace, located in the very heart of Saint Petersburg on the banks of Neva River, is home to the Hermitage Museum.

Irkutsk, Russia

The cold Siberian city Irkutsk is known as the city from which Russia's great explorers set off for their expeditions. Located about 70 kilometers from Lake Baikal not far from China and Mongolia, Irkutsk Russia of today is among the region's largest towns.

Kazan, Russia

Kazan, often referred to as the country's third capital, is a magnificent millennium city and Russia's religious treasure trove. It stands on the confluence of two rivers: the Volga and Kazanka, and has an incredible 1000-year-old history.

Khabarovsk, Russia Gallery

One of the largest cities of Russia's Far East, hospitable Khabarovsk is an unmissable destination in any Trans-Siberian tour. Located on the banks of the Amur River, not far from the Chinese border, the city tangibly experiences the influence of the eastern neighbors yet preserving its own charm.

Kizhi Island, Russia

Standing on the banks of Lake Onega, Europe's second largest lake, Kizhi Island boasts one of the most extraordinary and unique ensembles of wooden architecture in Russia.

Lake Baikal, Russia

Lake Baikal - the "Pearl of Siberia" is the planet's stunning treasure and its deepest and clearest lake. Situated in southern Siberia, between Irkutsk and the Buryat Republic, it is considered the world's oldest lake which was formed about 25 million years ago.

Listvyanka Village, Russia

Located nearby Lake Baikal, the village of Listvyanka is surrounded by green mountains and lush nature, adding up to one truly picturesque landscape. It is a highlight stop during Trans-Siberian adventures.

Mandrogi, Russia, Volga River

Mandrogi is a unique complex of museums located between the Ladoga and Onega lakes. Each museum features a different aspect of Russian folk life, portraying traditional Russian architecture, culture and crafts.

Moscow, Russia

Where it all starts and ends in Russia. Some say there is no other capital in the world like Moscow. The cultural exhibitions and landmarks are endless while the buzzing tempo of this metropolis will take you for a ride.

Moscow Metro, Russia

Moscow's subway is an underground world with over 300 km of rail tracks and exclusive museum-like stations.

Murmansk, Russia Gallery

Murmansk is a port city and the largest Russian hub north of the Arctic Circle. In fact, Murmansk is an atmospheric city where magic is going on daily, especially in winter., alluring with Northern Lights.

Nizhny Novgorod City Gallery

Nestled on the banks of the gorgeous Volga River, the city with 8-century history, Nizhny Novgorod is one of the most prominent Russian cities which boasts some truly outstanding sights.

Peter and Paul Fortress, Saint Petersburg, Russia

The mighty Peter and Paul fortress, standing on Hare Island, has been the symbol of Saint Petersburg's strength for many centuries.

Peterhof, Russia

The Peterhof palace complex, the luxurious royal residence of Russian Tsars, is often referred to as the "Russian Versailles". It is the luxurious royal residence of Russian Tsars founded by Peter the Great 300 years ago.

Petrozavodsk, Russia Gallery

Set gracefully on the shores of Lake Onega, the capital of the Republic of Karelia, Petrozavodsk is a perfect destination for those wishing to immerse into one of the most picturesque corners of genuine Russia.

Red Square, Moscow, Russia

The Red Square is the main central square in Moscow, housing the emblematic symbol of Russia - St. Basil's Cathedral. Its name "red" - "krasnaya" originates from a different meaning of this Russian word meaning "beautiful".

Saint Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg is the gem of Russia truly worth exploring while in the country. Founded by Tsar Peter the Great back in 1703, it is now called the City of Tsars because of its magnificent architecture and eventful history.

Suzdal, Russia Hub Gallery

The ancient town of Suzdal is a must-see while in Russia. Situated near the capital Moscow, it is one of the main stops on the Golden Ring route, providing with some truly picturesque sites

The Kremlin, Moscow, Russia

The Moscow Kremlin is the capital's main landmark often referred to as the Eighth Wonder of the World. It is among of the oldest parts of Moscow and is often referred to as the Eighth Wonder of the World.

Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

The #1 art gallery in Moscow - the Tretyakov Gallery, encompasses more than 150,000 works of art.

Ulan-Ude, Russia Gallery

Ulan-Ude is the enchanting capital of the Republic of Buryatia. This unique gorgeous city standing on the crossroads of Russia, China and Mongolia. The city grew as a large trade center and was an important point on the Silk Road route.

Vladivostok, Russia Gallery

Significant for its location as a commercial port, Vladivostok is also noteworthy for its sceneries and landmarks. Situated along the coastline lays one of the most renowned sites on the Vladivostok tour, the Golden Horn Bay with an imposing Zolotoy (Golden) Bridge nearby.

Yaroslavl, Russia

Another Russian gem and a significant stop of the Golden Ring route is the city of Yaroslavl situated at the confluence of Volga and Kotorosl Rivers. Being the oldest city on the renowned route, it is famous for its monumental heritage and offers numerous examples of authentic architecture in the area.

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