Russia tourists attractions, world’s biggest nation in a geographical area is known as one of the best destination in the world, with over 319 cities and town, it’s probably impossible to make a top list of tourists attraction in Russia. It’s a country with a distinctive culture and lavish palaces and with experiencing Historical Sites of Soviet-era and much more.
Shopping Ideas has made a list of Top Tourists Attractions in Russia, that will give an unforgettable travel experience if you planning a trip to Russia.
Top Best Places to Visit In Russia
1. Saint Basil’s Cathedral (Moscow)
The face of Moscow in the Red Square Saint Basil’s Cathedral is one amongst the most popular and most visited tourist’s attraction in Russia, with a 7 years period of being constructed by most villainous figure Postnik Yakovlev, Ivan Barma in between 1554 and 1561. Saint Basil’s Cathedral is world’s most unique architectures that shaped like a rising flame; nowadays it serves as a Museum and attracts millions of tourists from Russia and around the world.
2. Hermitage Museum
Tourists who want to know the history of Russia and its culture, we suggest go head to Hermitage Museum located in Saint Petersburg is the world’s largest and oldest Museum with an area of 233345 SQ. METERS and with a 3 million artworks/items to display, which is known as the art and culture Museum. Tourists can learn not only Russian culture and history but also the famous ancient civilizations as well. It’s a must visit place and Popular tourists attraction in Saint Petersburg and Russia, because of 6 historic buildings in which winter palace is most famous one, founded by the Catherine the Great in 1764.
3. Moscow Kremlin
One of the best Moscow attractions in Russia is the Moscow Kremlin, a fortified complex which is the official residence of the president of Russia, build in the 14th century by the Italian rulers. This complex is like a triangle which is enclosed within 18 towers and heavy walls. The most famous tower is Great Bell Tower which locally known as Spasskaya tower. It houses numerous attractions such the Cathedral Square, Terem Palace and the Cathedral of the Dormition as well as some outstanding museums.
A must see attraction in Vladimir Russia, A small town with a history of 1024, is known as the jewel of Russia’s Golden Ring Area. Nothing has changed the Suzdal that was once the capital of several Russian principalities because it preserved Russia’s cultural past and today it’s a living museum for tourists that showcase the historic architecture of Russia, such as the orthodox cathedrals, onion-dome-topped Kremlins, and monasteries of eye-catching style.
5. Lake Baikal
Tourists wish to enjoy some wildlife and breathtaking scenic environment, Lake Baikal we suggest you must add to the list of your trip to Russia. Located in Russian region Siberia, the massive freshwater lake north of the Mongolian border is world’s deepest lake and one of the largest too. It is said to be 25 million years old lake and visitors can enjoy hiking on the surrounded mountains along The Great Baikal Lake.
6. St Sophia Cathedral, Novgorod
The oldest cathedral in Russia in the city of Novgorod (oldest city of Russia) Built by Vladimir in between 1045 and 1050. The oldest church building with a height of 125ft high with stunning five domes, in which Golden dome is eye catching, and it is the known as the mother church of the Novgorodian Eparchy, Saint Sophia Cathedral is also famous for its three ornately carved gates which date back to 12th century.
7. Kizhi Island
Kizhi an Island in Lake Onega, Karelia, Russia is 6 km long and 1 km wide, and has a long history that attracts tourists from around the world. The biggest attraction In Kizhi Island is the famous two historical churches and bell tower which is known as the Kizhi Pogost, the whole island feels like an open air museum and by the fact it is the largest open air museum in Russia. Kizhi Island is the home to the Karelians people who lived here about nearly 800 years ago. It’s a must and most visited and popular tourist attractions in Russia.
8. Valley of Geysers
Valley of Geysers discovered in 1941 by Tatyana Ustinova a local scientist, in Far East Russian, Kamchatka Peninsula, is known as the second largest geyser fields in the world. It has become a popular tourist’s attraction in Russia because of geothermal activities, hot spring, and for its scientific importance by tourists and scientists.
9. Mount Elbrus
Mount Elbrus the greatest peak of the Caucasus Mountains in the Southern Russia, with a height of 5,642 meters known as the highest mountain in Russia and in Europe and 10 most well-known peaks in the world. It’s an inactive volcano that is few miles away from the Georgian border. Today it’s a most visited attraction of Russia and a must visit place once in a lifetime.
10. Lenin’s Mausoleum
One of the most visited and best places to in Russia is the Lenin’s Mausoleum in the center of Moscow Red Square, it contains the body of the Russian Revolutionary leader, “Vladimir Lenin” after his death in 1924, which is known as the “Father of the Revolution” In Russia. The Vladimir Lenin Tomb architecture design is Egyptian Revival architecture which includes the certain elements, such as the Step Pyramid and the Tomb of Cyrus the Great.