It is also known as Vernisage market, with all sorts of art, handmade crafts, antiques, Soviet paraphernalia , jewelry, antiques and anything and everything at a cheaper rate.
3: Gum (Moscow)
GUM is the largest and most famous shopping mall in Moscow for its grand architecture. It is an artistic gallery and a place to organize cultural, political events, exhibitions, etc. It is the integral part of the Russian history.
The Bolshoi Theatre is a symbol of Russia for all time. It was awarded this honor due to the major contribution it made to the history of the Russian performing arts. This history is on-going and today Bolshoi Theatre artists continue to contribute to it many bright pages.
The Catherine Palace acted as a summer residence for a succession of different tsars, located in the town of Tsarskoye Selo (Pushkin), 25 km south-east of St. Petersburg, Russia. The Tsarskoye Selo palace and park ensemble is a superb monument of world-ranking architecture and garden-and-park design dating from the eighteenth to early twentieth centuries. A whole constellation of outstanding architects, sculptors and painters made the ideas of their crowned clients a reality here.
Saint Isaac's Cathedral is the largest Russian Orthodox cathedral in Saint Petersburg. It is dedicated to Saint Isaac of Dalmatia, a patron saint of Peter the Great, who had been born on the feast day of that saint. Today the Cathedral is still a museum, and the interior is decorated with paintings, mosaic icons and columns made of precious stones.
Kizhi Island is one of the largest open-air museums in Russia. This is an unique historical, cultural and natural complex enlisted on the Code of the Most Significant Cultural Heritage Sites of the Peoples of the Russian Federation. The basis of the museum collection is the architectural ensemble of the Kizhi Pogost included in the World Heritage List of UNESCO.
The Red Square is a famous city square in Moscow, Russia. The Square is surrounded by St. Basils Cathedral, Lenins Mausoleum, the State Historical Museum of Russia, GUM, and the Kremlin. One of the number one tourist attraction in Moscow.
St. Basil Cathedral is one of the most outstanding and remarkable monuments of Old Russian architecture, located at one end of Red Square, just across from the Spasskaya Tower of the Kremlin. In the 16th century the tourists admired the beauty of the cathedral, and for the Russians it became the symbol of native history and culture.
Lenin Mausoleum in Red Square in Moscow (Arch. A.V.Shchusev) is the tomb of V.I.Lenin, and is one of the masterpieces of the Soviet architechture. The first (temporary, wooden) building was opened January 27 1924, near the Senate Tower of the Kremlin in Red Square.
The Trans-Siberian Railway is a network of railways connecting Moscow with the Russian Far East and the Sea of Japan. It is the longest railway in the world. There are branch lines to China through Mongolia and Manchuria, with service continuing to North Korea. Riding the Trans Siberian railway is perhaps the single most iconic rail journey in the world.
Volgograd is one of the most beautiful ancient cities of Russia. It is located in the south-eastern European part of Russia. The city was built as a fortress on the right bank of the Volga in July 2, 1589.
Russia offers variety of fishing opportunities for tourist such as Atlantic salmon, 7 species of Pacific salmon, 3 species of taimen trout, several subspecies of arctic char, greyling, lennok trout, huge Yakut pike and many, many more.
Siberia With an area of nearly 10 million sq.km is vast and also coldest parts of Russia. While the popular view of Siberia is of howling arctic wastes dotted with penal colonies, the truth is more complex. The west of Siberia is covered by a swampy plain, the central plateau is heavily forested, and the east has mountains with activities such as herding reindeer and dog sledding, along with fishing and hiking. Lake Baikal is the pearl of Siberia and the worlds largest freshwater lake.
Russia has a great number of Hang Gliding Tours & Expeditions that excites you and the whole family in Moskva, Sankt-Peterburg, Novosibirsk, Jekaterinburg, Niznij Novgorod. Hang Gliding is just another wonderful fun things to do in Russia.
19: Mount Elbrus
Mount Elbrus is the volcanic peak in the Caucasus Mountains of Russia and the highest mountain in Europe. Every year tourist come here to climb the peak.