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Russia is a vibrant and beautiful country full of culture, history, and adventure. Located in Eastern Europe and spanning 9 time zones, it is the world’s largest country by landmass. It is a popular destination for tourists looking to explore its many cities and regions.

Moscow is Russia’s capital city and an iconic global city. It is home to numerous historical sites, such as the Kremlin and Red Square, Saint Basil’s Cathedral, the State Historical Museum, and the Pushkin Fine Arts Museum. In Moscow, you can find many cafes, bars, clubs and restaurants offering a variety of traditional Russian foods and drinks. It’s also a great place to experience nightlife with its many pubs, beer gardens, karaoke bars, and casinos.

Another popular destination in Russia is St. Petersburg. It’s a cultural hub with world-renowned museums, stunning architecture, and stunning estuary views. St. Petersburg is also known for its bustling nightlife, with plenty of trendy clubs, bars and pubs. Additionally, the city has top-rated tourist attractions such as the Hermitage Museum, Russian Museum of Ethnography, Palace Square, Mariinsky Theatre, Summer Garden and Peterhof Palace.

If you’re looking for a unique experience in Russia, consider visiting Lake Baikal. Located in Siberia, this freshwater lake is one of the world’s deepest and oldest lakes. It’s surrounded by breathtaking scenery and offers plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities like hiking, bird watching, fishing and photography.

When it comes to food and drink in Russia, there are numerous tasty local specialities to choose from. Dishes like borscht - a hearty soup made with beets - blini -Russian pancakes – and pirozhki -baked pastries filled with vegetables or meat are just some of the must-try dishes when visiting Russia. Traditional drinks include tea (black or green), kvass (a fermented beverage made from black or rye bread), vodka and various flavoured beers depending on which region you visit.

All in all, Russia can be an expensive destination due to the strong euro exchange rate. However, if you plan carefully you can get great value for money while still enjoying all that Russia has to offer. With its picturesque landscapes and mesmerizing culture, it’s no wonder so many people flock to this ancient land each year!

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Tula Kremlin

Tula Kremlin (русский. Тульский кремль) is a fortress in Tula, Ru

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Moscow Kremlin

The Moscow Kremlin (Russian: Московский Кремль Moskovskiy Krem

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Saint Basil's Cathedral

The Cathedral of Intercession of the Virgin on the Moat

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Kneiphof

Kneiphof (Lithuanian: Knypava; Polish: Knipawa) was a quarter of

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Monplaisir Palace

The Monplaisir Palace is part of the Peterhof Palace Complex, Russia.

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Kazan Cathedral, St. Petersburg

Kazan Cathedral or Kazanskiy Kafedralniy Sobor (русский. Каза́н

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Մարիինյան թատրոնի համերգասրահ

Концертный зал Мариинского театра — концертный зал в Санкт-Петербур

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Sochi Autodrom

The Sochi Autodrom (Russian: Сочи Автодром), previously known as th

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Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort

The Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort (rus. Ро́за Ху́тор|r=Roza Khutor) is

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ТКАЧИ (креативное пространство)

Креативное пространство ТКАЧИ — бизнес-центр класса «В+», по

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Luzhniki Metro Bridge

Luzhniki Metro Bridge (Russian: Лужнецкий метромос

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Exchange Bridge

Exchange Bridge (Russian: Биржево́й мост) is the bridge across Malay

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Kamennoostrovsky Bridge

Kamennoostrovsky Bridge spans the Little Nevka River and connects

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Golitsynsky Ponds (Голицынские пруды)

Golitsynsky Ponds (Голицынские пруды) is a tourist attraction, one

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Pont Novoarbatski

Новоарба́тский мост (Кали́нинский мост) — автодорожный мост чер

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Малый Каменный мост

Ма́лый Ка́менный мост — второй из мостов по течению Водоотводно

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Intercession Monastery (Moscow)

Intercession (Pokrovsky) Monastery (Покровский монастырь

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Hyatt Regency Moscow Petrovsky Park

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Hotel National a Luxury Collection Hotel Moscow

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The Ritz-Carlton, Moscow

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Four Seasons Hotel Moscow

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Veliy Hotel Mokhovaya Moscow

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