Russiais the world’s largest country stretching on 9 time zones including the largest forest reserves, mineral resources and one quarter of the world’s freshwater. It had a crucial historical impact, representing a true worldwide influence as the largest, leading constituent of the former Soviet Union. Characterized as the first constitutionally socialist state deserves the title “superpower” not only when it comes to the World War II milestone. Different through more than 160 ethnical groups inhabiting it and shining through names like Dostoevsky or Gogol in literature, Russia is a charming country with numerous attractions.
Observe the Byzantine influences in architecture and the military parades in Moscow’s Red Square. Feel the spirit of the country in the most famous complex of churches, palaces and government offices called Kremlin. Recognize the mighty St. Basil’s Cathedral built by Ivan the Terrible and immortalize the sight of its 9 separate chapels with an own individually shaped colored dome. Embrace the Russian culture spending a night in St. Petersburg at the Mariinsky Teather or visiting the State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace where you can admire over 2,7 million exhibits.
Buy typical souvenirs, the matryoshka doll or the ushaka hat and enjoy the luxurious caviar and the national drink, the Russian vodka.
Climb the North Caucasus Mountains and smile seeing your reflection in “the Blue Eye of Siberia”, Lake Baikal.
Russiais a mighty nation filled with symbols, historical monuments and reminders; a country which can be appealing and surprising to anyone willing to discover its beauty.
Pearl Of Siberia: Baikal Lake
Get a chance to experience the majestic delight of becoming one with nature. This is exactly what the deepest and oldest lake in the world has to offer for many travelers who are looking for such a wondrous place.in: Russia
Where To Mend Your Spirit : Olkhon Island
Your sojourn in Siberia can't be complete without a few days on Olkhon Island in the world's oldest and deepest lake and reconnect with nature and yourself.in: Russia
Explore the Hidden Treasures in Siberia: Mir Mine
Mir Mine is one of the biggest manmade holes in the world. Famous because it used to be the world’s largest diamond mine in the Soviet Union till 2005 and the second largest excavated hole in the world, Mir Mine proved to be one of the most... in: Russia