Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
The capital city of Moscow is the administrative centre of Russia and home to many attractions. Its biggest attraction is the Kremlin, which consists of three stone cathedrals. The Mavzolei Lenina (Lenin Mausoleum), located in the Red Square, contains Lenin’s embalmed body.
St Petersburg is another significant city with historical attractions. The beach adjoining the Peter and Paul Fortress is a preferred destination for relaxation. The Hermitage is renowned for its displays of Western European art, pre-historic cultures and antiques. The Nevsky Prospekt is the most famous street in St Petersburg owing to its magnificent architecture.
Sochi is one of Russia’s most popular beaches. The territory of Altaisky Kray, in the south of Western Siberia, is an ideal place for the adventure tourist to experience the Russian outback. Lake Baikal is known as the ‘Pearl of Russia’.