Places to visit in Russia

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It is the largest country in the world offering a myriad of attractions and wealth of treasures for inquisitive travelers. Visit to Russia to marvel the natural beauty, admire the fascinating history, world class museums and endless sightseeing tours. The cities St. Petersburg and Moscow enjoys the lion’s share of Russia’s tourism. These cities are overflowing with tourists of all tastes and likes keeping them busy for days and weeks. Plan a trip to these exciting city destinations in Russia while you can with your friends and families. There’s a plenty of attractions to keep you busy and wandering.


Catherine Palace St. Petersburg Russia
Catherine Palace St. Petersburg Russia

Moscow is the capital city of Russia serving as the political hot bed as well as the financial center for the entire country. The Kremlin and St. Basil’s Cathedral makes it’s a non-stop destination for travelers all year around. The city is an awesome place for cultural lovers and art enthusiasts. The numerous art museums are scattered all over the city so are parks and gardens. Take your kids to a circus or enjoy a performance at the Novaya Opera or a famous show at the Obraztsov Puppet Theatre. The Moscow Zoo, Hot air balloon rides, Kva-Kva Water Park, Gorkiy Park, Garden of Fallen Monuments, Russian State Library and Old Arbat Street are major tourist hot spots in Moscow.

The Red Square in Moscow gathers large crowds of curios travelers to enjoy the sights of the political powerhouse the Kremlin, St. Basil’s cathedral commonly known as the onion domed churches along with Lenin’s tomb. Visit this open museum of attractions from the tomb of a world renowned leader to remarkable architecture and many more.

Boasting as the second largest city in Russia, St. Petersburg is in abundance when it comes to surprises of architecture, cultural events, landmarks and museums. The Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg is one of a kind while the history of the city has made it one of the top travel designations in the world.

Russian music and dancing has always being a great pride and world renowned. Make sure to attend one of the best show pieces while touring in Russia. The vibrant folk dance Lezginka is well enjoyed by those who love folk style. The Swan Lake classical ballet performance is hardly missed for they perform weekly to mesmerize the audience at first sight.

The Trans-Siberian Railway experience is a must for all travelers. It’s a seven day journey and a moving gallery of what’s in store. Don’t miss it as it is one of the best ways to enjoy the people, culture and heritage of Russia.

Lake Baikal is another popular attraction among travelers. Travel to the deepest lake in the world and add to that the oldest lake too. Declared as a world heritage, the lake is home to some of the world’s rarest freshwater fauna. Another highly recommended heritage site amongst other attractions is the volcanoes of Kamchatka. The series of mountains, glaciers and wildlife makes it a spectacular place to visit, with a price of course.




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