Kremlin in Moscow


  • Attraction in the Central District - Kolomna Kremlin
  • Wooden Tale Finnish-Nordic region
  • Holy Trinity St. Sergius Lavra
  • The palace complex is the cultural capital of Russia
  • Memorial Mamayev Kurgan
  • The mosque named after Akhmad Kadyrov in Chechnya

Tours Russia are constantly developing, each region tends to develop its tourism industry and offers one or the other travel options. It can not only be guided tours to the architectural monuments and historical sights, but also an overview of the unique natural monuments. Tour operators are constantly exploring the extent to attract those foreign nationals or any other city attractions and Russia, which are located. So, according to some reports, the majority of foreigners seeking to visit the Golden Ring cities with their rich, ancient history, which is reflected in every street and every building. No less important for them is and what hotels are offered at the time of travel. The most common demand is for those tour operators that offer comfortable hotels.

Another most popular destination of tourism, if we can spend a lot of time in Russia, a journey on the train on the Trans-Siberian. The train goes from the capital of Russia in Vladivostok, during the trip he stops in five cities. During these stops can be a little familiar with Russian culture, especially with ethnic cuisine. Cruises also interested in European tourists, especially those that run from Moscow to Astrakhan along the great river of Russia - Volga. As far as Lake Baikal, it is not so popular among foreign tourists, so to meet the aliens on the bank is unlikely.

 Mamayev Kurgan
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Attraction in the Central District - Kolomna Kremlin

Built in the 16th century, Vasily III, the Kremlin was the most powerful construction of the Moscow State. It is located at the confluence of Kolomenka and Moscow. Until today not come fragments of former power and splendor, though still preserves some towers and the remains of the ancient fortress walls. According to some, the process of construction of the Kremlin have put their knowledge and skills of the Italian master. The most magnificent structure of the ensemble is a tower, dubbed Marinkina.

This is due to the fact that, according to legend, it was in this tower serving a term of imprisonment Falsdmitry wife Marina Mniszek. The dimensions of the tower are quite impressive for the time. It has 8 floors, and it reaches a height of over 30 meters. Behind the fence of the fortress survived several cathedrals, including the Cathedral of the Assumption, which is the main church of the Kremlin. Not far from here you can see the belfry, which is recognized as the most resounding of all the belfries tent type.

In the vicinity of the bell tower are located two churches, one of which (in the Resurrection) married Dmitry Donskoy.

Today the Kremlin is the venue for all kinds of historical, cultural and recreational sports activities. It hosts various tournaments are organized restoration battles, festivities and holidays. In general, this is the perfect place for a family holiday and for those who dream dreams of the old and to participate in the historically significant events in our country.

 the historic center of St. Petersburg
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Wooden Tale Finnish-Nordic region

In the North, Russia is a unique historical and cultural complex, which is not only the Russian heritage, but also included in the list of World Cultural and Natural Heritage. At the heart of the complex is an ensemble of 2 churches and bell towers. The first church - Transfiguration - a huge amount of domes, of which there are 22, and they are all different sizes.

The height of the buildings is also impressive - 37 meters. As with all other elements of the ensemble, it is made of wood without a single nail. During the construction of these monuments only used the ax. It allows them to still be in good condition, since the integrity of the timber is not compromised saw.

But this is not always able to save the building. In 1714 a large amount of public money spent on it to restore the church after the fire. Around the mid-17th century on the basis of this small complex, surrounded by a wooden fence, it was established architectural and historical museum "Kizhi". Zaonezhye here from other regions of Karelia was SVEZA a large number of commercial and residential buildings, chapels.

 architectural ensemble of Kizhi
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Holy Trinity St. Sergius Lavra

Under the protection of UNESCO and is the monument of historical, cultural and spiritual life of the Russian people. Laurel is located in a small town of the Moscow region - Sergiev Posad. The founder of the monument of the spiritual culture and architecture became St. Sergius of Radonezh. Now the ensemble of the monastery is a large number of buildings, and it all started with in 1422 Exaltation of the Holy Trinity Cathedral of white stone, which previously was located on the site of a wooden church. He was elevated to the monks from Kosovo who have found shelter in Sergiev Posad, after the battle of Kosovo.

The uniqueness of this object and adds that it is the iconostasis painted by great masters such as Andrei Rublev and Daniil Cherny. Gradually the monastery were added more and more new buildings, which now represent the entire architectural ensemble of the Trinity-St. By the way, this honorary title was given to the monastery in the 18th century.

Today, Laura is a state museum-reserve, it relics of St. Sergius of Radonezh, who arrive daily to bow to thousands of parishioners. The complex, which consists of 45 buildings, is about 300 people. And at the moment is not only active monastery, but also the spiritual center of Russia. On the territory of the monastery is located Shrine Godunov family, which holds the remains of the Tsar, his wife and children.

Collegiate sacristy is a place to store unique pieces of arts and crafts and the greatest treasures that have been taken in the monastery gift from wealthy parishioners. In addition, there is a library, which includes manuscripts and printed monuments. Today it is the oldest Russian institution of higher education - Theological Academy.

 Solovetsky Islands
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The palace complex is the cultural capital of Russia

It's no surprise was the fact that an excellent historical monument of St. Petersburg is one of the most visited tourist destinations. It Peterhof with a great many monuments of the 18th and 19th centuries, which has received recognition from many people in our country, can rightfully be called one of the 10 wonders of Russia. Here is the most extensive system of water cascades and fountains in the world and a great many museums.   Many of them are classic, traditional (the Hermitage, Catherine's case), but you can visit and very unexpected places such as the Museum of playing cards, the museum collectors, museum Imperial bicycles.

Petegrgof served as a summer royal residence, but also became a symbol of the triumph of Russia in the struggle for the Baltic Sea. In the 20 years of the 18th century there were established regular Lower Park and the Upper Gardens, completed the bulk of the sculptures. The subsequent flowering of Peterhof gets a little later, during the reign of Nicholas I. But after the nationalization process, committed in 1918, became a museum Peterhof.

 Church of the Ascension in Kolomna
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Memorial Mamayev Kurgan

Mamayev Kurgan memorial established with the "Motherland Calls" attracts not only Russian tourists, but also many other inhabitants of our planet, which are connected with the events of World War II. This monument was erected in Volgograd in 1967 on top of the mound, which is located at the foot area of ​​sorrow. This hill on top of which is the main element, the sculpture "The Motherland Calls", the remains of more than 35,000 defenders of Stalingrad and placed gravestones heroes of the Soviet Union, who participated in one of the most important events during the Second World War - in the Battle of Stalingrad. Vosmidesyatishestimetrovy monument weighs about 7 tons, of which 5500 - concrete, and 2400 - the metal.

We should also mention the sword, which she keeps in her hands. Its dimensions are no less impressive - it weighs 14 tons and is 33 meters in length. Second Hand Sculpture assigned to the side, palm of her hand revealed. Many argue that it can fit the current car. Several years ago, the statue "The Motherland Calls" was chosen as one of the seven wonders of the world in our country.

 Lake Baikal
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The mosque named after Akhmad Kadyrov in Chechnya

Russia is known to many foreign tourists as a country with a large number of churches, temples and the Orthodox Cathedral. And despite the fact that Russia is a multinational country, few people know that you can meet the religious monuments of Islam, Buddhism and other world religions. Each of them deserves special attention because of the country inhabited by people of different faiths.

"Heart of Chechnya" - is the name given to the mosque, built in Grozny and opened recently in 2008. It is one of the most ambitious and largest mosques not only in Europe but throughout the world. It is located on the banks of the river, which makes it even more charming, especially in the evening and at night. The mosque is surrounded by picturesque looks of other monuments and elements of Islamic culture. It is located in a huge park, which also houses the Islamic University of Russia and Muslim control of the Chechen Republic. Build a mosque in accordance with traditional Ottoman rules. In the center, above the main hall is a huge dome and minarets are installed along the perimeter, height of over 60 meters.

The interior of the mosque in addition to decorating with white marble represented grandiose chandeliers (which, incidentally, 36). All of them are set in a special way and reflect the major Muslim shrines. Some of them creates the appearance of the mosque in Medina, the other - in Mecca, and the third, which includes the main chandelier - mosque in Jerusalem.

 The main places for tourists to explore the history and culture of Russia