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Top 20 places for travel & vacation in Russia.

EUROPE > East Europe
01-10 11-20
1.Moscow
Moscow - the capital of the Russian Federation, one of the largest cities in terms of population in the world. Moscow has many internationally renowned architectural sites: the Kremlin, Luzhniki, Red Square, Lenin's Mausoleum, St. Basil's Cathedral, Znamensky Monastery, St Clement's Church, Moscow, St. Basil's Cathedral, the State History Museum, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary. There are more than 100 theaters, including the famous Grand Theatre (1776), Little Theater (s1824), the Moscow Art Academic Theatre (s1898), Theatre Vakhtangov. The world famous Concert Hall. Tchaikovsky. Moscow, in which more than 100 museums, is rightly called the city of museums. The world's largest museum of Russian art: the Tretyakov Gallery Diamond Fund of the State Historical Museum, the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts Museum of East Polytechnic Museum State Central Museum of Musical Culture named after Glinka. There are more than 400 libraries, including one of the largest Russian State library.Park Bitter - the most popular entertainment center on 120 hectares, which offers open-air theater, skating rink and tennis. In the center is the famous Arbat street, with shops, restaurants and bookstores, a symbol of old Moscow. Very popular Moscow Zoo and Moscow Circus - one of the world's best circus.
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2.St Petersburg
St. Petersburg or Leningrad - the second largest city in Russia. Located in the northwest of the Russian Federation, on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of the river was the center Nevy.City of the three revolutions. During the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945, the city was 872 days in the blockade, which resulted in up to 1.5 million people died of starvation. St. Petersburg is the cultural center of world importance, often called "Capital of Culture". In 8464 the city are the object of cultural heritage. In St. Petersburg work: over 200 museums and their branches, including the Hermitage (about three million works of art and monuments of world culture), Russian Museum (the most extensive museum of Russian art), Central Naval Museum, Museum of the Academy of Arts of Russia, City Sculpture Museum St. Petersburg Museum of history, anthropology and ethnography named after Peter the Great Museum (Kunstkamera), palace and park museum reserve Petergofa.In 1990 the historical center of St. Petersburg's palaces and parks of the suburbs are included in the list of UNESCO World heritage sites.
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3.Kremlin
Kremlin - is a historic fortified complex in Moscow. The architectural ensemble of the Moscow Kremlin and church buildings of different ages, also a museum in the list of World Heritage in UNESCO. The total area of ​​the Museum-Reserve "Moscow Kremlin" - 15831.34 sq.m; exposition - 4127.8 square meters; stock - 1262.25 m2. This museum collection of world significance unites the monuments of Russian architecture of the XIV-XIX centuries, the Monumental painting of the 15th-18th centuries, the easel painting of the 11th-19th centuries, the Old Russian, Western European and Oriental applied art of the 12th - early 20th centuries, the Archaeological collection, handwritten and graphic materials. Among other treasures the museum exhibits state regalia of Russia from XIII to XX century.
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4.Kazan
Kazan is a city in Russia and the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan. The Kazan Kremlin was included in the UNESCO list. Attraction: Cathedral. St. Peter and Paul (XVIII century.) The Annunciation Council (XVI-XVIII). Mosque Mark (Marge) (XVIII century.), Palace of the Governor (XIX century.), University buildings (the beginning of the nineteenth century.), Church palace (XVIII century.).
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5.Volgograd
Stalingrad or Volgograd - city in Russia. The biggest shock in the history of the city was the Second World War. The Battle of Stalingrad began July 17, 1942, and August 23 the city has undergone a massive bombing that destroyed or severely damaged much of the city buildings. In September, fighting was going on in the city center. The Battle of Stalingrad is one of the largest battles in human history. Interesting museums: Museum-panorama "The Battle of Stalingrad", Volgograd Museum of Fine Arts named after Mashkov, the Museum of Weights and Measures. Also, the city's many historic architecture, some buildings were destroyed many times. Worth a visit: Apartment houses of the XIX century the street Pugachev, Kazan Cathedral, Tsaritsyno Fire, "hidden street" Ostrovsky House konservschikov, Monument "Motherland Calls!" On Mamayev Hill, Mill Gerhardt, the monument "Stand to Death".
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6.Hermitage Museum
Hermitage Museum - is one of the largest and most famous museums in Russia and around the world. A small part of the permanent exhibition includes more than 3 million exhibits. The Hermitage contains several sections with various types of art, such as: Arsenal, Oriental art, Russian culture, Numismatics (coins), Peter the Grote Palace, Menshikof Palace, The building of the main hero, porcelain museum, Prehistoric art, antique, Western European (painting) art .
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7.Lake Baikal
Lake Baikal is the oldest and deepest freshwater lake in the world, Russia. The lake has a maximum depth of 1637 meters and was formed 25 million years ago. UNESCO site. Those who want to visit Baikal, usually go to one of the nearby major cities: Irkutsk, Ulan-Ude or Severobaikalsk. One of the most beautiful places on Lake Baikal is the Civitavecchia Bay, which has many picturesque bays, covered islands, healing springs. From the top of the nose there is a beautiful view of the bay, from which you can get from the village of Ust-Barguin. 30 km to the south of the mouth of the Selena River is the Gulf of Poles, where there are two tourist camps - Kultushnaya and Baikalsky. Many camps provide tourist services. Almost on the northern extremity of the lake is the resort of Khakusy, which can be reached only by boat from the village of Nizhnyarsk or to the city of Severobaikalsk or to the ice in winter.
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8.Moscow Cathedral Mosque
Moscow Cathedral Mosque - the main mosque in Moscow, Russia as well as one of the highest mosques in Europe. The height of the main minarets 78 m. Capacity up to 10 000 people. Mosque cover about 320 crystal chandeliers. Anyone can visit the tour of the mosque. Also it kept the hair of the Prophet Muhammad here.
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9.Tsaritsyno Park
Tsaritsyno - palace and park ensemble within the modern city of Moscow, Russia. The museum has a manor church Figured bridge over the moat, decorative arch gallery, Gorka pyramid, semicircular (Small) Palace, the foundations of the former Grand Kavalersky Palace, the Opera House, modern greenhouses, Tower "Ruin" pavilion "MILOVIDOV" pavilion "Nerastankino "arch, arbor" Ceres "grotesque park bridges of brick halls Knights corps (three - first, second, third) Big Tsaritsyno Palace. Park facilities and the palace adapted into a museum of arts and crafts (porcelain Russian and foreign factories, tapestries, Flemish, Russian folk crafts, a few paintings of past centuries (Imperial portraits), historical furniture). The park is used like a normal park of culture and recreation.
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10.Petergof
Peterhof - Petrodvorets district of Saint - Petersburg, Russia as part of the city center. The State Museum "Peterhof" - offers a superior architecture: the 18th and 19th century. Worth a visit: The Grand Peterhof Palace, the Upper Garden, Fountain of Neptune, greenhouse, Great Sea Canal, Landscape Park, Palace Cottage in the park Alexandria, Gothic chapel, an English park, British palace, and many beautiful and interesting architectural masterpieces.
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