Red Square and Moscow historical center

Hit up all of Moscow’s top attractions during this 5-hour tour with your private guide! Your tour will start in magnificent Red Square. Get inside the marvelous St. Basil Cathedral – the true...

The Novodevichy Convent & the memorial cemetery

The Novodevichy Convent is a masterpiece of Russian and Italian architects which best represents Moscow baroque style. It was put on the UNESCO list of world heritage in 2004. This a unique architectural...

Kolomenskoye Estate and Tsar’s Summer Palace

Feel the real life of Moscow sovereigns’ families in Kolomenskoye, a marvelous tsars’ village located in the outskirts of the metropolis on a high bluff above the Moskva River. The tranquil shady gardens,...

Take a guided tour to Kremlin

Kremlin is one of the most famous and easily recognizable symbols of Russia and Moscow. How did this historic complex come to its current fame and majesty? The start of Kremlin’s history goes...

Guided tours of Moscow in English

In case you are trying to plan a perfect vacation in Russia with plenty of interesting places and bright memories, we have already created special tours and excursions where we have picked the...

Best time to visit Russia

The first Russian must-visit places are Moscow, Kremlin, St. Petersburg palaces, cathedrals and, of course, the diverse nature sights. For those who haven’t made plans for the trip but are eager to get...

Explore St. Petersburg

In comparison to other old European capitals, St. Petersburg is a relatively young city, but at the same time, it has gained huge historical and cultural significance in a very little time. Originally...

Visit Moscow

According to historical chronicles, in 1147 Prince Yury Dolgoruky asked one of the member of his family, Prince Svyatoslav Olgovich, to meet in Moscow. The city then was just a little castle hidden...

History of Kul Sharif Mosque

One of the Kazan most significant cultural and religious attractions is the Kul Sharif Mosque that was built recently to replace the mosque of the Khanate of Kazan when in 1552 Ivan the...

Origins of Rostov the Great

The history of Rostov the Great started in 862 A.D. This beautiful city is located on the bank of the Lake Nero. Sometimes people think that it is the same city as Rostov-on-Don,...

Why should Americans visit Russia?

Not every tourist wants to visit Russia, and that’s a mistake! It is a unique country of astonishing nature and views, deep historical and cultural background. Various artists, writers and composers dedicated their...

Origins of Volgograd name

Volgograd is indeed a place where the course of the World War II was changed. It is situated on the bank of the Volga River. The city was named in 1961 and if...

The heart of the Moscow city – Red Square

One of the most famous Russian sights is a place of interest for thousands of tourists yearly, so it is obvious that every visitor of Moscow has a photo on Red Square with...

Kazan – the Third Capital of Russia

Kazan is not only the Republic of Tatarstan capital, but also a magnificent city that personifies the period of Tsarism in Russia. The real sense of Russia is represented through gorgeous palaces, cathedrals...

Peculiar and breathtaking location of Kaliningrad

Originally named Königsberg, Kaliningrad is the capital of the westernmost part of Russia, separated from the rest of the country by Latvia and Lithuania. Due to its location near the Baltic Sea, Kaliningrad...

Information about Hermitage

The famous Hermitage — a great museum which summarizes the Russian passion for art and culture is located in a pompous building called the Winter Palace on the bank of the Neva River....

Visit River Volga

“Every country has its national river and Russia has the Volga — the longest river in Europe, the Queen of rivers — “and I was one of the many who went to bow...

The Tretyakov Art Gallery & Zamoskvorechye

The tranquil area of Zamoskvorechye across the Moskva river from the Kremlin is a unique reserve of the 18-19th centuries architecture and art. It presents different architectural styles, from traditional wooden houses to...

Moscow of Leo Tolstoy

Moscow city is inextricably linked with the life and works of Leo Tolstoy, by far the most world known Russian writer and philosopher of the 19th century. Tolstoy and his family spent 20...

Moscow of Ivan the Terrible

Have you ever heard of the Terrible Russian Tsar Ivan? He lived back in the 16th century, yet modern Moscow keeps the landmarks related to his reign. It is time to visit the...

Moscow by night

The mighty Russian capital has a special look at night. Feel its energy and enjoy a memorable sight of the city as the night falls and the impressive cityscape sparkles with colorful evening...

St Sergius Trinity Monastery (Lavra)

Enjoy a pleasant one-day trip from Moscow to a 700 year old St Sergius Trinity Lavra, the most important center of pilgrimage in Russia and the biggest and one of the most beautiful...

Izmailovo tsar’s summer palace and flea market

Experience the folk traditions and crafts in the tsars’ summer retreat of the colorful Izmailovo Kremlin. Located in a historical part of the city, Izmailovo is also known for an open-air market where...

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