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Things to See and Do in Russia

Russia is the largest country in the world (geographically). One part of Russia is located in Eastern Europe and the other, larger part, is located in Asia, all the way to the Pacific Ocean. There are many different popular tourist destinations in Russia: its amazing cities, beautiful and old monasteries and really unique and magnificent nature. In this post we will show you: Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Novodevichy Convent, Epiphany Monastery, Borodino, Kamchatka Peninsula and Lake Baikal.

Moscow

Moscow is the capital and the largest Russian city. It is located in the western pat of Russia and has over 11 million citizens. There are many attractions in Moscow, such as: Red Square, Kremlin, Assumption Cathedral, Bolshoi Theatre…

Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg is the second largest city in Russia, it is located on the mouth of the Neva River on the Baltic Sea. In the past it was the capital of the Imperial Russia.

Novodevichy Convent

Novodevichy Convent is a monastery located in the Moscow. Since 2004 it has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Epiphany Monastery

Epiphany Monastery is another beautiful monastery in Moscow. It is one of the Moscow’s oldest monasteries.

Borodino

Borodino is a village near Moscow. It is the location of the Battle of Borodino, the greatest battle in Napoleon’s invasion of Russia. Every year on the day of the battle there is a reenactment of the battle, with real uniforms and weapons.

Kamchatka Peninsula

Kamchatka Peninsula is the most eastern part of Russia. It has unique wild life.

Lake Baikal

Lake Baikal is the deepest lake in the world. The best time to visit is during winter, when it is frozen.


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