Tips for a short trip in the region of Tula and Orel

Tips for a short trip in the region of Tula and Orel

We would like to present you a possible tour of 3 days to visit the region of Tula and Orel also including the settlements of Iasnaia Poleana, Spasskoe and Lutovinovo. This is a compact tour with many interesting tourist sites that will take you to an other time in history. Iasnaia Poleana is a phenomenon of the historical and cultural life of Russia, and at the same time is a typical Russian land, allowing you to get acquainted with Russian traditions and the every day life of the 19th-2... [ read more ]

Visit the cities of the Silver Crown

Visit the cities of the Silver Crown

When you have many days to spend in the city of Moscow you have the opportunity to go on different trips or to make it by your own with a car you rent. Those who like the old Russia should definitely visit the smaller historical cities and settlements where the passing of time can be hardly observed. Today we present you how should look like a 3-days tour of the cities of the Silver Crown starting from Moscow, including Velikii Novgorod, Vyshnij Volochek and Valdai. If you want to make th... [ read more ]

Historical attractions in Nizhny Novgorod

Historical attractions in Nizhny Novgorod

Nizhny Novgorod was founded in 1221 on the site of an ancient Slavic settlement at the junction of the rivers Volga and Oka, and today is the third largest city in Russia, with a population of approximately 1.4 million inhabitants. Between 1932 and 1990 the city was named Gorky, in the honor of Maksim Gorky, who was born here in 1868. Nizhny Novgorod is surrounded by satellite cities such as Bakna, Bor, Pravinsk and Kstovo. The city is divided in two by the river Oka. The Upper Town inclu... [ read more ]

Guide to an unforgettable Transsiberian journey

Guide to an unforgettable Transsiberian journey

Once upon a time vacation started right from the train station, on the platform where a luxury car attracted you with its mystery and romantic air. You got into the train and passed in a different world, where style, grace and elegance were so familiar. In addition, train ride has always been romantic. And when it comes to the Russian Trassiberian, it is even more interesting. For a luxurious trip choose the Golden Eagle Trans Siberian Express, you will have a spectacular vacation. The jo... [ read more ]

Tourist guide for a memorable week in Moscow and Sankt Petersburg

Tourist guide for a memorable week in Moscow and Sankt Petersburg

Russia is a spectacular country with so many beautiful cities, spectacular landscapes and unique tourist attractions. It is really hard to decide where exactly would you like to spend your vacation in Russia. You can visit the beautiful famous cities of Sankt Petersburg and Moscow, you may take a tour with the Transsiberian Express, you can visit the cities of Yekaterinburg, Irkutsk, Vladivostok, Novosibirsk or many other cities, each would be an unforgettable and unique experience. You w... [ read more ]

Trans Siberian Railway, the vertebral column of Russia

Trans Siberian Railway, the vertebral column of Russia

The Trans Siberian Railway is the longest and most famous railway in the world. The Trans Siberian route is really impressive. Over the more than 9000 kilometers you will find various forms of relief, a variety of people and cultures and, last but not least, the Lake of Baikal. Originally the route was called The Great Siberian Way, the abbreviation "Transsiberian" belonging to Western travelers. As has become very popular in a short time, this name has been preserved until today. The Tra... [ read more ]

Visit the famous Golden Ring of Russia

Visit the famous Golden Ring of Russia

The journey through the ancient Russian cities of Central Russia, at the north- east of Moscow, is called the "Golden Ring". Indeed, in Vladimir, Velikii, Rostov, Uglici, Iarolsavli and other cities of the "ring" are concentrated extraordinary historical architectural monuments - the pride and glory of the Russian national art. Among them are the creations of the craftsmen of the flowering period of the Vladimir- Suzdali architecture from the 12th century – erarly 13th century, monuents... [ read more ]

Art in the Hermitage

Art in the Hermitage

180,000 of Oriental art can be seen in the Hermitage. From Ancient Egypt, the Middle East, Byzantium, Islamic Art of the countries of the near East, Mongolia and Tibet, Japan, Central Asia, The Golden Horde, Sassanian Iran, India, China, Thailand, The Caucasus and also Oriental Jewellery. There are fifty museum rooms that contains very interesting items from Mesopotamia, Byzantium and also countries of the Near and Far East. One of which to mention is the Aquamanile in the Form of an Eagle b... [ read more ]

8 Cities of Russian's Golden Ring

8 Cities of Russian’s Golden Ring

From Yaroslavl, Kostroma, Ivanovo, Suzdal and Vladimir. Sightseeing the eight cities of the Russian Golden Ring can be such an adventure. Let's start with Sergiyev Posad, it is located in Moscow Oblast in Russia, the Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius is one of the greatest Russian Monasteries. It is also the spiritual centre of the Russian Orthodox Church or the Moscow Patriarchate. It all begins with the Baptism of Rus' at Kiev and restored in the 1917 and reinstituted in 1943 during the World W... [ read more ]