Welcome to Russia

Where in Russia do you want to go?

Moscow

The cosmopolitan capital of the country is on the Moskva River in western Russia. The Kremlin, a complex which is home to the president and tsarist artefacts in the Armoury, is in its historic heart. Within its walls is Red Square, the symbolic centre of Russia. This is home to the Mausoleum of Lenin, the vast collection of the State Historical Museum and the Cathedral of St. Basil, known for its colourful, onion-shaped domes.

St Petersburg

St. Petersburg is a Baltic seaside Russian port city. For two centuries it was the imperial capital, established in 1703, the focus of the famous “Bronze Horseman” statue of the town. It remains the cultural centre of Russia, with venues such as the Mariinsky Theater hosting opera and ballet, the State Russian Museum exhibits Russian art, ranging from Orthodox icon paintings to Kandinsky work.

Kazan

Kazan is a town in the southwest of Russia, on the banks of the Volga and Kazanka rivers. The capital of the Republic of Tatarstan, a semi-autonomous territory noted for its centuries-old Kazan Kremlin, a fortified citadel housing museums and religious sites. The Kremlin’s attractions include the Soyembika Gate, the blue-and-gold Annunciation Cathedral, and the massive, vibrant Kul Sharif Mosque.

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