10 Top Wanderlust You Need To Explore In Russia

Russia, the world's largest country, offers a wide range of travel experiences, from trips up to the glaciers of the mountains to hiking along the coastline of the oldest lake on Earth. There are many historical sites and cultural activities in the major cities of the country. Whether you are exploring the reasons for the Kremlin in Moscow or wandering the plains of Mongolia, a visit to Russia is an adventure that will never be forgotten. The most important attractions in Russia can inspire a large Russian itinerary for an unforgettable trip.

10. Trans-Siberian Railway

Part of the world's longest railway system, the traditional Siberian railway runs from Moscow to Vladivostok, a city near Russia's border with China and North Korea. It began in 1891 by Tsar Alexander III and was completed by his son Tsar Nicholas II, in 1916, and known as the Tsar's road. Most travelers use the train as a one-night stay from one side to the other. The train features 2, 2 and 3-floor lounges, some with private bathrooms and showers.



9. Mount Elbrus


Mount Elbrus is located in the Caucasus Mountains in southern Russia. At 5,642 meters (1810 feet), Elbrus is included as one of the seven summit conferences, the highest peaks on each of the seven continents of the planet, attracting experienced mountain climbers and beginners. While the mountain forms a volcano, it is considered dormant, without a recorded eruption. The cable car system can accommodate visitors up to 3,800 meters (12,500 feet), making it easy to climb to the top.


8. Valley of Geysers

Located in the Kamchatka Valley in the Russian Far East, the Sakhanat Valley is the second largest reservoir in the world. The Valley of the Heaters was discovered in 1941 by the local scientist Tatyana Ostinova. Since then it has become a famous tourist attraction in Kamchatka and attracts a lot of attention from scientists and tourists.


7. Kizhi Island

Kizhi Island is located in Karelia, a region in northwestern Russia bordering Finland and the White Sea, famous for its magnificent open museum. The Caribbean has lived in the region since the 13th century, torn between East and West cultures. The museum collection houses a 120-foot-high chapel, a building known for its 22 domes. Other tourist attractions include dozens of wooden houses, windmills, churches and barns. The peasant culture is represented with craft demonstrations and popular teams.


6. St Sophia Cathedral, Novgorod

Saint Sophia Cathedral is located in Novgorod, Russia's oldest city, within the city's Kremlin territory. The cathedral stands 125 feet high and is decorated with five magnificent domes, the oldest church building in Russia. St. Sophia's Cathedral features a collection of ancient religious artifacts, including the Mother of the Lord for the Sign, an icon that says the legend saved Novgorod from the attack in 1169. The three famous portals carved in the cathedral date back to the twelfth century.


5. Lake Baikal

Many travelers on the Siberian railway plan to stop at Lake Baikal, the deepest and oldest lake on Earth. Lake Baikal has about 20% of the world's freshwater. The 25 million-year-old lake in Siberia is surrounded by mountain ranges. The lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. Known as the Pearl of Siberia, Lake Baikal is home to many resorts, making the region a popular holiday destination.


4. Suzdal

Suzdal, the capital of several Russian directors, was the jewel of the "Golden Ring" in Russia, the ancient cities preserved by the country as living museums of Russia's cultural past. Those who want to experience the best in the historical architecture of Russia, full of Kremlin trees, cathedrals and monasteries of onions, will find them in Suzdal. The whole city dates back to the year 1024, as a large outdoor museum conveys visitors in time.


3. Moscow Kremlin

The Kremlin is a must-have attraction for anyone visiting Moscow. This walled building houses four cathedrals built in the 15th and 16th centuries, as well as many prominent museums, home to the country's top government offices. The 250-acre land includes the royal treasure chest in the past and the Diamond Box, a collection of 190-carat diamonds that were given to Catherine the Great.


2. Hermitage Museum

Founded in 1764 by Catherine the Great and the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia is a huge museum of art and culture that displays the most prominent collection of more than 3 million pieces scattered around the world. The collections occupy a large collection of six historical buildings including the Winter Palace, a former residence of the Russian Emperor.



1. Saint Basil's Cathedral

The Basilica of St. Basil was built between 1554 and 1561 in the heart of Moscow and was among the most important tourist attractions in Russia. It is not the interior of the building that attracts visitors, it is the cathedral's distinctive architecture. It is designed to resemble a fire shape in a full flame, and the architecture is not only unique to the period in which it was built but to any subsequent period. There is no other structure on earth like St. Basil's Cathedral.