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      7 Places That Russians Want You To Visit

      By cooldude | January 16, 2015

      visit russiaRussia stands tall amidst snow capped mountains majestically, meandering rivers, thread like golden sands, lakes that run deep and an icy tundra region. Apart from the natural resources it is also bestowed with villages which are quaint and best of national parks. Apart from these the country has grandeur in terms of palaces, cities and piece of artwork. The place has been a source of inspiration for centuries old writers and poets. The destinations in Russia are massive and a year would also be less to visit all the places at a single go. To visit the exciting destinations here is your guide:

      1. Moscow – It’s a must to visit the capital of Russia that is endowed with richness in terms of capital, energy, art galleries, shopping, restaurants and nightlife. The capital city bustles with grandiose. Regarded as the finest institution of culture in the world you have to visit Bolshoi Theatre, Pushkin Fine Arts Museum and Tretayakov Gallery. Amidst the grand architecture in political and cultural strata Kremlin and the Red Square will drive you through the churches and best sight of museums. Towards the north east lies the Golden Ring which is famous for onion shaped domes.

      2. Irkutsk and Lake Baikal – Irkutsk forms a compact city and Lake Baikal is also called the Pearl of Siberia boasts of wooden houses which have intricate carvings on them. To view the freshwater lake of the world Lake Baikal is your bet. For pavement side cafes there is Old Town where cheerful street artists are the major draw. UNESCO World Heritage site has listed Lake Baikal in its gambit. If you are a lover of flora and fauna you will get to see it in Lake Baikal. Trans Siberian Railway leads you to Lake Baikal.

      3. St. Petersburg – This city is regarded as the most modern city of Russia and if you are a history lover you have got theatres, libraries and museums to galore. For innovation there is Scandinavian architecture and can see bohemian cafes with underground clubs. The place is also listed in the UNESCO World Heritage. It has canals Nevsky Prospekt a shopper’s delight in neo classical style and you can enjoy fine dining too.

      4. Sochi the place of Olympic Games in 2014 is a major tourist attraction place which has resorts both for summer and winter season. Many luxury hotels are found here amidst the Black Sea. Sanatoria, humming birds and tasty delicacies are found here.

      5. Kazan – regarded as the oldest city of Russia, has been a draw for fencing and aquatic championships. Tatarstan brings you to a mix of Muslims and Russians with Kazan Kremlin as the emblem of beauty in terms of watch towers and churches. Bauman Street is a lively place to visit.

      6. Novgorod Veliky – Regarded as the orthodoxy pillar, there are monasteries and churches along with other places of worship. Sofisky Cathedral has remains of saints of 6 Russians and has the Our Lady of the Sign.

      7. Vladivostok – amalgamation of hill as well as the sea, Sportinavya Harbour in summer to Russky Island Bridge you can visit Vladimir which lies on the route for beautiful villages.

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