Most Popular Places to Visit in Russia

Russia is a beautiful country worth visiting. There are many places to visit in Russia. Here are some of the best places to explore in Russia.

St. Petersburg: St. Peters burg is a very popular place among visitors. It’s an ancient and a historical city of Russia. One of the most popular places to visit in St. Petersburg is the museum. Hermitage museum is its name, and it was earlier on an old & famous palace, which got converted into a museum.

This museum is one of the largest in the whole world.  The palace was formally resided by the Russian tsars. This museum has one of the largest collections of arts, crafts and paintings in the world. The building itself is an architectural beauty.

The interiors of the museum are very lavish. There is an entry ticket to the museum. The tickets for the foreigners are much higher than those for the local Russians. Apart from the museum there are many places which you can visit such as the Peter and Paul Fortress and many other architectural beauties which is spread all over the city of St. Petersburg. Also you can find a vibrant European culture at the place.

Moscow: This city is the capital of Russia. There are a number of places that you can visit in the city. There are architectural marvels spread all over the city. The major attractions of the city include the Red Square, St. Basil’s cathedral, Kushkovo Estate and Novodevichiv Convent.

The Russian capital is also a famous place for shopping. You can enjoy shopping at various malls in the city. Apart from shopping, architectural places and markets, Moscow also offers various eating options. There are various places to enjoy the great Russian cuisine.

Novgorod: One of the oldest cities in Russia, it offers quite a number of places to visit such as the old churches in the city. The city in the older times was a prime place for arts and crafts of Soviet Russia. The paintings were especially good. The paintings of the ancient time can still be found in various churches of the city.