Top 10 Travel Destinations in Russia

The beauty of Most Famous Top 10 Travel Destinations in Russia

Getting confused in deciding this year's vacation destination? Or not having any plans yet?
This year, plan a tour of top 10 travel destinations in Russia. Where millions of people like to spend their special moments with families and friends.

Every corner of Russia is having many fascinating places to visit. Among them, the top 10 Travel destinations in Russia are:

1- Saint Basil's Cathedral, Moscow

Saint Basil's Cathedral  in Moscow, is the first thing that hits your screen when you start searching for Russia. The cathedral of Saint Basil grasps profound historical and religious significance as the best travel destinations in Russia . The vibrant colorful onion roofs are famous in the world as symbols of the Russia.

Moscow red square,The Saint Basil cathedral at night, Travel Destinations in Russia

Moscow red square,The Saint Basil cathedral at night

2- Moscow Kremlin

The Moscow Kremlin is the next most famous travel destinations in Russia.  It's a feudal fortress with a crowd of churches and armories.  It associates the present Russian state to its remarkable past.
Kremlin is also the official residence for Russian president. But certain places of historical and religious importance are open for public.

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Moscow Kremlin, beautiful reflection in Moskva river reflection

3- Palace Square, St. Petersburg

The superb palace square is the soul of the St. Petersburg. It  is one of the leading visitor fascinations in the city. Palace Square is surrounded by some of the most glorious buildings of the city. The well-known building on the palace square is Winter Palace.

Alexander Column on Palace Square in St. Petersburg. Top view, Travel Destinations in Russia

Alexander Column on Palace Square in St. Petersburg. Top view

The Winter Palace is a grand palace having worth seeing facades of white and azure.
Summer gardens, Hermitage, Tsarskoye Selo, Catherine Palace (situated a little far away from St. Petersburg, in Pushkin) and Constantine Palace are vital seeing for all tourists to St. Petersburg.

View of the Hermitage Museum on a sunny day st. petersburg, Russia, Travel Destinations in Russia

View of the Hermitage Museum on a sunny day St. Petersburg, Russia

4- Yekaterinburg

Yekaterinburg is one of the main industrial cities of Russia. It is also the most visited city after Moscow and St. Petersburg. Yekaterinburg  is the historical and financial heart of the Urals.

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Yekaterinburg cityscape downtown day light

The Palace on Voznesenskaya Hill, The Church of Ascension, Chapel of Ganina Yama, Church on the blood, Museum of Hard stone Carving and Jewelry History are the most well-known places to visit here.

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Assumption church of the Blessed Virgin Mary in winter in the city of Chekhov of Moscow region

5- Lake Baikal

Tourist are always attracted to the natural sceneries. Lake Baikal is the most beautiful natural place to visit in Russia. It is the deepest and oldest lake in the world. Also known as the Laboratory of Diversity.

Mountain Burhan, lake Baikal, Travel Destinations in Russia

Mountain Burhan, lake Baikal

The place is loved by fishing enthusiasts. It is occupied by about 3000 species of plants and animals and it is the only sea,where only the mammals are living.
Many luxurious resorts are developed near the lake brinks to let you enjoy nature in a modern way.

Listvianka Settlement in Lake Baikal, Travel Destinations in Russia

Listvianka Settlement in Lake Baikal

6- Sochi Islands

Sochi is a tropical city located near the coast of Black sea. It is very  famous among the travel destinations in Russia. It is known for its skiing resorts in Krasnaya Polyana.

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A beautiful sunset on Sochi Islands Russia.

Lake Ritsa in Caucasus Mountains, beautiful parks like Riviera, Sochi Discovery World Aquarium, Okeanarium water park and Agura waterfalls are the most favorite tourist spots there.

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Rocky mountain landscape near the lake, Sochi, Russia

The city hosts many international and national sports events every year. After Winter Olympics 2014, Russian Grant Prix is the next big hit for Sochi. So, if you wanna enjoy the sensational moments of Formula One Racing, Sochi is the best place to pick this winter!

7- Kazan

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The Kazan Kremlin

Kazan is nearly a thousand-year old city. It is the capital of Republic of Tatarstan, known for its legendary Temple of All Religions.

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Annunciation Cathedral in the Kazan Kremlin. Russia

The temple has a composite structure of Muslim Mosque, Christian's Church and a Jewish synagogue.However it is not used for some religious practices. It is mainly a rehab center for drug addicts maintained by Khanov community also serving for spiritual grooming of people.

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The grandiose Qolsharif Mosque in Kazan Kremlin, Russia

Kazan Kremlin, Kul Sharif Mosque and beautiful landscapes of Lake Kaban would be refreshing experience for you in Kazan.


Kaliningrad is an important city in Russia.The history of Kaliningrad, its cultural and financial prospective, the exceptional architectural chic describes its European implication.

Fishers village in Kaliningrad, Russia, Travel Destinations in Russia

Fishers village in Kaliningrad, Russia

It is an enjoyable city to visit, and gives an opportunity to stay at a very low-cost and to link with the culture and traditions of Russia.

9- Kizhi Island

Kizhi Island is well-known for the Church of the Transfiguration of the Savior.  Lake Onega and open air museum of Kizhi are the most famous travel destinations in Russia.

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Antique wooden Church of Transfiguration at Kizhi island in Russia under reconstruction

The Kizhi museum is situated on the Kizhi Island. Its environment has been always a really sacred region with astounding nature, rich culture and an extraordinary climate.

10- Suzdal

It is an ancient country, a living museum to say the past culture of Russia in its original form. Its monuments, cathedrals, Kremlin and other buildings have the tendency to transform you back in historical past of Russia. Suzdal also arranges Russian animated films festival and Cucumber day festival every year.

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Cathedral of Nativity in Suzdal Kremlin, Russia

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2 Responses

  1. I really happy to see you beautiful post about Russia and its beautiful place. I had already bookmarked it for my travel. Will visit with my family. Thank you, Regards
  2. Amazing places and good information I liked it

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