Being the biggest country in the world, Russia provides a plethora of travel experiences from excursions of the Earth’s oldest lake to slopes of ice-covered mountains. The country is full of historical sites and artistic activities that you can enjoy with your family. Be it Moscow’s Kremlin or steppes of Mongolia, the country always invites you to explore it. You can also opt for those mesmerizing Russian river cruises in order to see the picturesque views and breathtaking sights. The entire trip to Russia can be a memorable experience if the tour is made properly. We will help you experience Russia at its best by letting you know things that you should see when travelling.
The best place to start for one who has never been to Russia is from Moscow, the capital. This is because Moscow has numerous historical centers, museums, churches, entertainment, and fascinating tourist destinations to check out. We also recommend this city for couples because it is a stunning walking city. In addition, Moscow offers plenty of nightclubs; so pack a few nights out dresses to check the lavish food and dazzling party scene.
1. Red Square
This place is one of the world’s most popular public squares and free to visit. It is at the centre of the city and is regarded as the symbolic center of Russia. Take ample time for visiting this place so that you can enjoy views from all angles and take pictures on your camera. Soak in the environment and enjoy the mesmerizing beauty of this square. Around 2-3 hours is enough to enjoy this fascinating place.
2. Tretyakov Gallery
If you are interested in Russian Fine Arts then this is the place to be. According to many artists, you should visit this gallery to check out the best collection filled with masterpieces from the 11th century till the 20th century. This gallery is divided into two parts, the “Old Tretyakov” and the “New Tretyakov.” It takes approximately half a day to visit this place.
3. Basil’s Cathedral
St. Basil’s Cathedral is also known as The Cathedral of Intercession of Theotokos on the Moat. It is one of the most popular landmarks in Russia and is situated at the Red Square. You can recognize this Cathedral by its exclusive bonfire style pattern.
4. Cathedral of Christ, the Savior
This Cathedral is situated near the bank of Moscow River and is just walking distance from the Kremlin. The fascinating architecture and pattern of this Cathedral make it unique from the others. People come from all over the globe to check out the breathtaking views it has to offer. Around 1-2 hours is good enough to spend at this place.
5. Moscow Kremlin
Popularly known as “The Kremlin,” this fortified complex is situated at the center of the city and close to the Red Square. This is the most famous of all the Russian citadels because it served as the manor of the Russian President. Inside the Kremlin are 4 cathedrals, numerous towers, and four palaces.