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Tourism in Russia

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Best time to visit

Apr - Oct

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6-7 Days

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About Russia Destinations

Russian tourism is one of the biggest and most busy tourism in the world. This country is so huge that it is impossible to cover and have experience of all the place in one go. Therefore tourists frequently visit Russia for tourism and try to cover as much as possible in every visit. Tourism in Russia is driven by unique culture, buzzing nightlife, vast natural landscapes, and historical attractions.

History of Russia  

Although the Tsardom in Russia started in the mid-16th century, the Russian Empire was officially formed in 1721. French emperor Napoleon launched an unsuccessful invasion of Russia in 1812. The Tsarist regime of the Empire remained strong until it was overthrown by Bolsheviks in the February Revolution in 1917. The Soviet Union was formed after the Russian Civil War which finally collapsed in 1991.

People, Language and Culture

Overall, ethnic Russians make up around 80% of the population which is sparsely spread all over the country. Aside from widely spoken Russian, Tatar and Ukrainian are other main languages in Russia. Russian is the second most popular language on the internet and one of the 2 languages used on the ISS. Russian Orthodox is the largest religion in the country along with Islam and Buddhism minorities.

Famous Food in Russia  

The traditional Russian food items include dishes made out of veggies and wheat such as porridges, dough dishes and various kinds of stews and soups. Russians eat meat as well as fish. The people in Russia gorge on three meals throughout the day and the largest meal consumed is during the lunchtime. Pelmeni is a traditional Russian dish made using minced meat stuffing, covered and wrapped neatly in thin dough. Russian cuisine is one of a kind and should positively be consumed to witness its delicious taste.

Major Festivals in Russia

The Russians celebrate pagan holidays and still believe many omens. They celebrate Christmas on the 7th of January. Easter is also a part of their celebrations. They pass on the older traditions from generation to generation which helps in keeping the family values intact. The Orthodox church also celebrates Advent. Russia celebrates events and festivities grandly and vibrantly through firework displays and rejoicing merrily.

Romantic destinations in Russia

There are many destinations which are more than romantic for couples. These destinations are the ones which attract the highest number of tourists and are considered as best Russian attractions. As the city of Kazan is considered as a gem of Russia with its myriad kind of historic architecture and museums. This city is believed to be the coolest place in Russia for exploring Russian beauty.

Beach destinations in Russia

Beach destinations are attractions for which tourists are attracted to Russia. In Far East Russia, there is the City of Khabarovsk which overlooks Amur River. This river separates Russia from China and has a long sandy beach which is most visited in summer. Then there is the Sea of Japan which is treated as one of the best beaches in Russia for ending summer visits to Russia.

Here are the 5 top cities which you need to include in your tour of Russia.

1. Moscow

Moscow is the capital of Russia, and it as started as a hunting resort back in 12th Century. Moscow is important for economic, scientific, cultural and military needs. You can easily find every major religion in Moscow, with rich cultural history, art, and literature this city is a very important city for Russia and international tourism as well.

2. Saint Petersburg

This city is a second largest city in Russia and was founded in 1203 AD by Peter the Great, and was named after so. It is considered an educational and industrial center. This city is the biggest producer of nuclear reactors and electronic equipment with many useful consumer goods. With numerous beautiful places and scientific museums, this city is a must for people visiting Russia for the first time.

3. Yekaterinburg

This is the third largest city in Russia and is famous for minting Russian coins. People particularly visit this city to experience and see what it is like in person. Yekaterinburg is located near areas with copper and iron mines in the Urals. The only criticism that this place might face is that its health system is not properly developed and is still developing.

4. Smolensk

This city is on Dnepr River, with many beautiful and excellent sights for sightseeing for people on a trip to Russia. Historical buildings, monuments, and churches are things that tourists hate to miss out on and especially visit this city to experience it again and again.

5. Veliky Novgorod

In the 9th century, this city was the capital of Russia. It is an ancient city and is situated on the banks of the Volkhov River. The 11th Century St Sophia’s Cathedral is one thing that every tourist wants to see at least once in their tour to Russia. With many sights for sightseeing, there are numerous bars and restaurants for you to keep you energized while you enjoy the city tour.

Cities in Russia

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Places To Visit In Russia

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  • The Peter and Paul Fortress In St Petersburg

    Saint Petersburg is the port city in Russia. Also, it has been the imperial capital of Russia for two centuries. There are various places to visit, and things to do in Saint Petersburg and among them is the Peter and Paul Fortress. Peter and Paul Fortress is an extremely famous citadel situated in Saint Petersburg, Russia. ...

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  • The Russian Museum In St Petersburg

    Saint Petersburg is the extremely beautiful port city in Russia. Also, it has been the imperial capital of Russia for two centuries. There are various places to visit and things to do in Saint Petersburg and among them is The Russian Museum. The Russian Museum is an extremely famous museum and is situated in Saint Petersbur...

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  • Winter Palace In St Petersburg

    Amidst all the glitz and glamour of urbanization, the best thing that St Petersburg has to offer is still its rich history and heritage. And right in the middle of it stands the magnificent Winter Palace of Peter the Great and all the Russian Tsars that came after him. Today, it is an inseparable part of St Petersburg’s cul...

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  • Amber Room In St Petersburg

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  • Russian Museum In St Petersburg

    With European trips being planned aplenty, go somewhere closer to home. Russia isn’t too far away, in the broader sense from India and the conversion rate of 1 rupee to Russian currency RUB 9 Rubles) stands at just 1.12 Rupee per Ruble. With costs covered, getting a visa could be a bit of a tirade, but it is still very much...

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Things To Do In Russia

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  • Kazan Cathedral In Moscow

    Kazan Cathedral is one of the largest cathedrals dedicated to Our Lady Of Kazan, in Moscow, Russia. The first mentions of the cathedral dedicated to the Virgin of Kazan are found in the historical record of 1635 as having been constructed by Prince Dmitry Pozharsky. It was torn down and rebuilt many times during the followi...

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  • Ostankino Tower In Moscow

    A radio and television tower located in the Ostankino district of Moscow, Russia, the Ostankino Tower is one of the iconic attractions in the city. Built around 163-1967, this amazing structure is made up of cement, and has an observation deck which makes it even a more interesting place to visit. As one visit this approxim...

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  • The Mariinsky Theatre In St Petersburg

    Saint Petersburg is the Russia post city and is situated on the Baltic Sea. It has also been the imperial capital of Russia for two centuries. There are various places to visit and things to do in Saint Petersburg and amongst them is The Mariinsky Theatre. The Mariinsky Theatre is an extremely famous theatre situated in The...

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Travel To Russia

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By Air

India to Russia by flight is the best option to travel to the country. With more near about 300 flights that operate every day, it has become possible for any kind of traveler to visit Russia. Russia is connected to India via various flights, out of which two of them are direct and leave from Indira Gandhi International Airport, (DEL) airport. There are many India to Russia flight options and India to Russia distance from Delhi stands at 4,344 km. Furthermore, India to Russia flight time for traveling via flights falls between 7 hours (for direct flights) and above 20 hours (for indirect flights). Air Arabia, Air India, Jet Airways, Etihad, Emirates,  Aeroflot, and various other carriers offer the option of India to Russia flights.

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    One can board the metro, buses and cabs to reach their desired destination. 

    Russia is a liberal society with modern outlook. One can wear western clothing items as well. 

    Blini, Caviar, Chicken Kiev and Coulibiac can be tried when in Russia. 

    Russian Nesting dolls, porclain figurines, imperial eggs and lacquer boxes can be bought when in Russia.

    Rouble is accepted in Russia. 

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