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Saint Basil's Cathedral Russia
Saint Basil's Cathedral
Hermitage Museum Russia
Hermitage Museum
The Kremlin Russia
The Kremlin
Lake Baikal Russia
Lake Baikal
St. Petersburg City Russia
St. Petersburg City
Moscow City Russia
Moscow City

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People inhabited this part of the land thousands of years ago. King Rurik is the founder of the modern state of Russia. In 10th and 11th century, his empire expanded largely. In 19 century, Russian culture was enjoying a top position. During the World War II, Russia was an ally of Germany, but Germans invaded this country in 1941. According to a report more than 20 million Russians were died and over 2 million Jewish were killed. The Soviet Union was collapsed in 1991 and its members declared their independence. Moscow is the capital of Russia and its currency is the Russian Ruble.

Russia's famous tourist attractions are the following:

Saint Basil's Cathedral: This awesome building was constructed between 1554 and 1561 and is located in the heart of Russian capital Moscow. Since long, it is one of the top tourist destinations in Russia. It is not the interior artifacts of this building, which is attracting visitors from around the globe; the top attraction for tourists is its distinctive architecture. You will not find any other structure on the face of Earth like, Saint Basil’s Cathedral. If you are coming on a Russia Tour, do not forget to visit this place.

Hermitage Museum Saint Petersburg: Kathleen the great laid the foundation stone of this museum in 1764. The Hermitage Museum is located in the Saint Petersburg. This is a massive museum, which has a collection of more than 3 million items from around the globe. This vast collection is displayed in a complex of historic buildings and this includes the Winter Palace. This palace was residence of Russian emperors, come for Russia Travel see this historical gem.

Moscow Kremlin: This is imperative to visit this tourist destination for everyone visiting the capital of Russia, Moscow. Nearly all the top government offices are situated in this city. This city houses four cathedrals and several prominent museums of Russia. A 250-acre ground has the treasures of Russia’s glorious past. You can also see diamond fund exhibition and a vast collection of jewelry here, this includes, a famous 190-carat diamond, which was presented to Catherine the great. Russia Tourism is on a rise because of its architectural marvels.

Lake Baikal: Lake Baikal is located in the eastern Siberia and it is one of the largest fresh water lakes on the face of Earth. According to a report, this Lake is around 25 million years old and is known as the deepest water body with a depth of 5315 feet. It covers an area of 12,200 square miles. It has a width of 48 km and a length of 636 km. Baikal is surrounded by mountains and has mineral springs in the area. This lake has high waves up to 15 feet. The surface of this lake freezes in January. The lake water contains few minerals and the salinity is low, but water is very clear and you can see up to 40 m inside the water.

St. Petersburg City: St. Petersburg is among the most beautiful cities of the world. This city has everything, which can make your travel experience unforgettable. This city has architectural marvels, extraordinary history, rich culture and nightlife. St Petersburg is situated around 640 km from Moscow and is known as the second largest city of Russia. This Russians city is a cultural and historical landmark and played an important role in the Russian history. This city was the capital of Russian Empire from 1712 to 1918. Due to natural canals, St. Petersburg is also called as Venice of the North. Several cultural events are organized every year.

Moscow City: Moscow is the capital of Russia and is one of the biggest cities of the world. This city has a significant position in the Russian history. In the end of the 13th century, it became the capital of Muscovy. Most of the Moscow was reconstructed when it came under influence of Napoleon in 1812. They have restored many orthodox churches, mosques and synagogues. Russian architects designed most of the historical buildings of this city and they were pre-dominantly wooden. The use of brick and stone started in 1920s. The Kremlin is a symbol of Soviet power; this was the residence of the President of the Russian federation.

Suzdal: People who are interested in seeing the historic architecture of Russia, they must visit Suzdal, this is known as "Golden Ring". Visit this museum to see the glorious past of Russian culture. You will see onion-dome topped Kremlins, monasteries and cathedrals. Suzdal looks like a large open museum, which will take the visitors back in time.

Baikal: Travelers who are moving on the trans-Siberian route would like to take a stop at Lake Baikal. This is the deepest and the oldest lake in the world. This lake is 25 million year old lake and it is situated in Siberia. Mountain ranges around this lake are enhancing the beauty of this place. This is a perfect place for Russia Holiday.

St Sophia Cathedral: This cathedral is located in the old West city of Russia. It has five spectacular domes and a height of 125 feet. This is the oldest building of a church in Russia. It has several religious artifacts like, the Mother of God of the Sign.