Top museums in Vladivostok

Top museums in Vladivostok

One of the largest museums in Vladivostok and the oldest in the whole region, is the Arseniev Regional History Museum. You will find it on the Svetlanskaya street, at number 20, in the center of the town. The Fleet Military Museum in Vladivostok is located on the Korabelnaya Naberegnaya Street and the entry is done through a several meters long submarine at the end of which you will discover many warships and recreational vessels. The fortress dates back to the late nineteenth century and... [ read more ]

Top museums in Samara

Top museums in Samara

The Museum of Art in Samara is the most visited museum in the region and the largest museums in the country. It was founded in 1897, being located on the Kuibyshev street, in the Palace of Culture. The building was made in neoclassical style at the initiative of a Russian merchant, Konstantin Golovkin, who also donated some works of art to the museum. The Alabin History Museum is one of the oldest cultural institutions in the Volga region. The museum dates back from 1886 and was founded i... [ read more ]

Alexander Garden and Okhotny Ryad

Alexander Garden and Okhotny Ryad

One of the first public park in Moscow is the Alexander Garden. From the western Kremlin wall all the way to Moscow Manege and Kremlin, an entire distance of 865 meters. Moscow Manege is an oblong building, a very large indoor riding academy thus its name Manege Square. You can find it adjacent to the Red Square. In the Lomonosov in northwest, the Alexander Garden is of three parts, the Upper Garden, Middle Garden and the Lower Garden. Though the French troops had destroyed the garden, Ts... [ read more ]

Exploring Murmansk

Exploring Murmansk

One of the must see when in Murmansk is the St. Alexander Nevsky or Lenin Nuclear Icebreaker. This is a Soviet icebreaker, a world’s first nuclear powered surface ship as well as a civilian vessel. Since 1959, it has been operating until 1989 as its hull had worn thin due to the ice friction. Laid up at Atomflot, now it is a museum ship. If you prefer a religious site which is also a historic site, there is an interesting Russian orthodox church some distance from the city center. St. Nich... [ read more ]