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Moscow

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4193,9775,1486

Saint Petersburg

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3616,7812,1816

Vladivostok

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232,536,12

Kazan'

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Russia/Respublika_Tatarstan/Kazan-621158/TravelGuide-Kazan.html

188,518,26

Yekaterinburg

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Russia/Sverdlovskaya_Oblast/Yekaterinburg-531136/TravelGuide-Yekaterinburg.html

165,337,43

Novosibirsk

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Russia/Novosibirskaya_Oblast/Novosibirsk-584398/TravelGuide-Novosibirsk.html

210,428,13

Irkutsk

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186,628,25

Sochi

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98,316,23

Murmansk

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73,151,9

Krasnodar

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78,170,17

Kaliningrad

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84,195,27

Volgograd

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68,147,6

Khabarovsk

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99,207,10

Peterhof

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98,415,0

Omsk

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98,252,8

Kizhi

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76,229,0

Petrozavodsk

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153,337,6

Voronezh

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Russia/Voronezhskaya_Oblast/Voronezh-534955/TravelGuide-Voronezh.html

44,76,4

Ulan-Ude

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Russia/Respublika_Buryatiya/Ulan_Ude-543044/TravelGuide-Ulan_Ude.html

44,125,0

Rostov-na-Donu

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46,119,1

Uglich

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Russia/Yaroslavskaya_Oblast/Uglich-543401/TravelGuide-Uglich.html

30,50,2

Tomsk

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60,178,3

Nizhniy Novgorod

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109,327,14

Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

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25,45,10

Krasnoyarsk

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23,50,11

Sergiyev Posad

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155,460,1

Suzdal'

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141,389,7

Pushkin

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93,299,2

Vyborg

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Russia/Leningradskaya_Oblast/Vyborg-533525/TravelGuide-Vyborg.html

88,310,4

Pskov

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Russia/Pskovskaya_Oblast/Pskov-569843/TravelGuide-Pskov.html

112,317,4

Ufa

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Russia/Respublika_Bashkortostan/Ufa-543436/TravelGuide-Ufa.html

19,92,8

Dubna

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Russia/Moskovskaya_Oblast/Dubna-635594/TravelGuide-Dubna.html

38,42,0

Samara

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Russia/Samarskaya_Oblast/Samara-564633/TravelGuide-Samara.html

50,88,21

Anapa

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Russia/Krasnodarskiy_Kray/Anapa-655361/TravelGuide-Anapa.html

21,133,5

Lake Baikal

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37,92,0

Perm'

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42,173,16

Saratov

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46,150,11

Listvyanka

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Russia/Irkutskaya_Oblast/Listvyanka-602957/TravelGuide-Listvyanka.html

32,136,0

Velikiy Novgorod

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104,255,0

Yaroslavl'

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56,123,4

Barnaul

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Russia/Altayskiy_Kray/Barnaul-651615/TravelGuide-Barnaul.html

35,71,2

Tver'

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Russia/Tverskaya_Oblast/Tver-544044/TravelGuide-Tver.html

15,47,4

Ryazan'

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Russia/Ryazanskaya_Oblast/Ryazan-565698/TravelGuide-Ryazan.html

57,261,4

Tula

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Russia/Tulskaya_Oblast/Tula-544646/TravelGuide-Tula.html

19,101,2

Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy

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67,318,4

Chelyabinsk

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24,23,22

Blagoveshchensk

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Russia/Amurskaya_Oblast/Blagoveshchensk-648129/TravelGuide-Blagoveshchensk.html

183,531,0

Goritsy

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6,13,0

Smolensk

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Russia/Smolenskaya_Oblast/Smolensk-556815/TravelGuide-Smolensk.html

17,31,2

Novorossiysk

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Russia/Krasnodarskiy_Kray/Novorossiysk-584769/TravelGuide-Novorossiysk.html

11,24,2

Moscow

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  • Kremlin

    Moscow Things to Do

    The official website of the Kremlin is: http://www.kreml.ru/en/ The website gives details about different exhibitions at various museums in the Kremlin, and information about entry times and ticket prices. There is historical information on the website too. The Kremlin, Russia’s seat of power, is much more than a place of government. It is an...

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  • Radisson Royal Hotel Moscow

    Moscow Hotels

    The Radisson Royal Hotel is a 5-star hotel. There isn't much walking distance to the hotel and it is...

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  • Russian Cuisine

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Moscow Restaurants

    I recommend to everyone Lucien restaurant (it`s on Rijskaya station, Gylyarovskogo street, 65/1) Very nice place with ethnic cuisine and very beautiful iterior. I like mini-pies and soup called "borstch", and apple pie is very tasty. And by the way it`s a cheap restaurant! So u r welcome!

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Saint Petersburg

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Vladivostok

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Kazan'

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Yekaterinburg

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  • Uralmash

    Yekaterinburg Off The Beaten Path

    Uralmash is a residential area located at the north of the city, built for workers of Uralmash heavy machine production facility since 1930s. A few fine examples of Constructivist architecture worth seeing as well as some pieces of Stalin’s empire style and large blocks of old residential housing that make sharp contrast with modernized central...

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  • Novotel Yekaterinburg Centre

    Yekaterinburg Hotels

    I stayed in a standard room in August 2011. The average price of my stay, with discount for...

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  • Church of the Blood

    Yekaterinburg Things to Do

    The Church of the Blood was built in 2000 on the site where Tsar Nicholas and his family were assassinated in 1918. They are now saints. There are large photos of the family outside the church. Inside, marble plaques for each family member line a wall. The Ipatiev house where they were imprisoned was torn down in 1977 on Yeltsin’s orders, after...

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Novosibirsk

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  • Lenin Square

    Novosibirsk Things to Do

    Lots of statues celebrating the revolution, fewer people just hanging out. No locals sitting and visiting. A few other tourists were wandering around, but it was pretty quiet. I don't know if this was a typical afternoon here or not.

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  • Sibir Hotel

    Novosibirsk Hotels

    There are not so many hotel choices in Novosibirsk and prices are quite high. I needed a detailed...

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  • Very nice theater

    Novosibirsk Nightlife

    I saw Metel, by Pushkin, I liked it.This is the story: A young couple decide to elope, but a snowstorm prevents the groom from reaching the church. Meanwhile, a passing stranger, Burmin, allows himself to be mistaken for the bridegroom and takes part in the ceremony for a joke, before leaving without explaining himself. The heroine, married to a...

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Irkutsk

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  • FROM RUSSIA WITH GLOVES

    Irkutsk Things to Do

    I was really in Irkutsk, the exotic crossroads of trade routes I’d read about 50 years ago in Fitzroy Maclean’s Eastern Approaches. Today our train had travelled along the southern tip of Lake Baikal for five hours before its serpentine climb over the birch, aspen, and fir-studded Baikal mountain range and subsequent descent into Irkutsk. As I got...

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  • International Hotel Sayen

    Irkutsk Hotels

    13-B Karl Marx Street, Irkutsk, 664015, Russia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • By boat down the Angara to Listvyanka

    Irkutsk Things to Do

    Most tourists will probably want to visit Lake Baikal, the world's oldest, deepest lake and an astonishing reserve of freshwater on planet earth. I went by boat from Raketa port (close to the Angara steamship at the south of Irkutsk) at 9am, returning at 6.30pm. The nearest stop, one hour away, is the small town of Listvyanka (also reachable by bus...

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Sochi

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Murmansk

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  • Balaenoptera Musculus Linnaeus, 1758

    Murmansk Things to Do

    Balaenoptera Musculus Linnaeus, 1758I dont know whether to call it a tourist spot or not but its there in Murmansk and it made me to stop there and have look at it. Its just a lower jaw of Blue whale caught by fisherman of Murmanskduring 1970.Ohhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Its just a lower jaw of the largest animal ever to have existed on the planet....

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  • Russlandia Poliarnie Zori Hotel

    Murmansk Hotels

    Murmansk, 183039, Murmansk, 183039, Russia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Museum of The Northern Fleet

    Murmansk Things to Do

    Museum of The Northern FleetThis Museum is unusual of its kind. Its building dont look like Museum at all. Its exterior is really in shabby condition but once I finished its complete tour I was really impressed and I am sure it has got great importance in Russian history as it includes story of Russia's first navy in Arhangelsk. They have included...

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Krasnodar

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Kaliningrad

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Volgograd

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  • Mamayev Kurgan

    Volgograd Things to Do

    Visiting the WWII memorial complex is a must in Volgograd. The complex is called To the Heroes of the Stalingrad Battle and it is well-known all over FSU countries as Mamayev Kurgan. It attracts lots of Russian and foreign visitors. As Hedrick Smith wrote in his book "The Russians" in 1976, it's "the towering World War II monument, a 160-foot...

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  • Best Eastern Yuzhnaya Hotel

    Volgograd Hotels

    Stayed in Hotel for 5 days over 2007 christmas period. The service was above average and the...

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  • By Air

    Volgograd Transportation

    I flew to Volgograd from Moscow via Volga Airlines. You can also take the train, which is a fun ride. The photo here is one example of what my friend Geoff used to call the 'MiG on a Stick' (here, it's on the banks of the Volga River). There's one of these at the entrance to almost every airport in the former Soviet Union. See how many you find!

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Khabarovsk

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  • Transfiguration Cathedral

    Khabarovsk Things to Do

    This is new Cathedral, built from 2001 to 2004; during my first journey to Khabarovsk in 1982 I did not see it (because did not exist). The Transfiguration Cathedral is on a steep bluff overlooking the Amur River. It stands 96 meters tall and is supposed to be the third tallest church in Russia after St. Isaac's Cathedral and the Cathedral of...

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  • Best Eastern Business Ctr Parus

    Khabarovsk Hotels

    More or less and less and less to worst. Russia reserves the right to move you from one room to...

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  • Great lamb meat

    Khabarovsk Restaurants

    So special, wonderful restaurant! Bulgarian and European cuisine) Great atmosphere, very beautiful place, Friday and Saturday evening live saxophone. Magic! Some of stuff speaks good English, they do have English menu there! ImportantVariety of meal- lamb, rabbit, more traditional pork and chicken, fish)) We enjoy it much*The place have business...

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Peterhof

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  • Grand Palace

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Peterhof Things to Do

    The Palace Church was built in 1751 by architect Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli. This Church played a special role in the history of the Russian imperial court. In the summer months, when Peterhof turned into a kind of "countryside capital" of the Russian Empire, the temple became a center of religious life of the country.

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  • Peter and Paul Cathedral

    Peterhof Off The Beaten Path

    The Church of Holy Apostles Peter and Paul located in the New Peterhof Palace, on the banks of the pond of Holguin, at the St. Petersburg Prospekt near the Palace and Park Ensemble "Peterhof". It was built in 1895-1905. I put this review in the Off the Beaten Pathes option because this beautiful Church is at the distance from the Palace and only a...

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  • Among Seven Wonders of Russia

    Peterhof Favorites

    When visiting Saint Petersburg don’t miss an opportunity to see Peterhof. The Peterhof Museum Complex is rightfully regarded as the "capital of fountains." Included in the state register of most valuable cultural objects of the Russian Federation, Peterhof now bears the proud title of one of the "Seven Wonders of Russia."It has several dozens of...

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Omsk

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  • Hockey

    Omsk Sports & Outdoors

    If you like Hockey then Omsk is an excellent place. At the end of 2004 Avangard became the national champions in Russia.Russian hockey is a bit slower as the rings are larger. This is soon to change as they want to become more competitive internationally.Omsk has the highest paid team in all of Russia. As of 2005 during the NHL freeze out many...

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  • Mayak Hotel

    Omsk Hotels

    We stayed at the Hotel Mayak which was very central to the city of Omsk. Very Comfortable hotel and...

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  • The Achairsky Monastery

    Omsk Off The Beaten Path

    The Achairsky Monastery is an impressive riverside convent 55 km south of Omsk. We took a taxi from the city that takes around 40mins to get there. It was founded in 1905 and the monastery was restored in early 1990s as a convent.

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