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 ]

5 interesting churches in Samara

5 interesting churches in Samara

Samara has many tourist attractions of which we present 5 interesting churches. The Lutheran Church is dedicated to St. George and is one of the most impressive religious monuments in the city. Pokrovsky Cathedral is the largest church in the city of Samara. The Catholic Church is also known as the Temple of the Sacred Heart of Jesus or the Polish Roman Catholic Church. The Cathedral of St. George is not an imposing church, but it is very interesting. The Synagogue of the city is known by... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Omsk

Tourist guide to Omsk

In south-western Siberia, at about 2,300 kilometers from the capital of Russia, on the outskirts of the Om River and at about 90 meters altitude above sea level lies the second largest city in the eastern part of the Ural Mountains and the seventh largest city in all Russia. Omsk has been and is still a major city in Russia, during the Russian Civil War, it was even the capital of the Bolshevik state for a short period of two years, beginning in 1918. In the past, this was also an importa... [ read more ]

3 important buildings in the city of Kazan

3 important buildings in the city of Kazan

We present you 3 important buildings in the city of Kazan. The Syuyumbike Tower is the symbol of the city. It is known by tourists from all over the world because it resembles the Tower of Pisa, due to its significant slope in the north-east, a slope of about 2 meters. The Lenin State Universitywas founded in 2010, replacing the former Imperial University of Kazan, which was opened in 1804. The National Museum of the Republic of Tatarstan is the largest institution of its kind in the regi... [ read more ]

Top 3 mosques in Kazan

Top 3 mosques in Kazan

Kazan is an important tourist destination in Russia and wirth to be visited by all those who like this diverse country. We already talked about some important religious buildings, but today we would like to present the top 3 mosques in Kazan. The Kul Sharif Mosque is located in the Kremin of Kazan and is the largest mosque in Russia and even in the whole Europe, except Turkey. The Soltanov Mosque is located in the historical center of Kazan, near the Central Market. The Nurullah Mosque is... [ read more ]

Top 3 churches in Kazan

Top 3 churches in Kazan

Kazan is a beautiful Russian provincial capital that worth to be visited. Today we would like to present you the top 3 churches in Kazan. The Annunciation Cathedral is one of the most visited religious monuments. The Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral is located in the historical center of Kazan. The Saint John the Baptist Church is located on the outskirts of Kazan and was dedicated to St. John the Baptist. This is known as the Epiphany Cathedral and you can find it at the address Bauman st... [ read more ]

Three interesting attractions in Irkutsk

Three interesting attractions in Irkutsk

The city of Irkutsk is located at about 70 km in the south-west of Lake Baikal. The city was born from the Cossak Fort "Ostrog," which was built on the Angara River in 1661 by the Cossack leader of Yakov Pohabov. In 1684 receives the name of Irkutsk with a city rights, and in 1760 it is connected by a military and commercial road to Moscow and Vladivostok. Irkutsk has more tourist attractions that we might think. Today we present three interesting attractions in Irkutsk including the Regi... [ read more ]

Museums and art galleries in Irkutsk

Museums and art galleries in Irkutsk

Irkutsk is an important cultural center with museums and galleries. The Volkonsky House Museum is known by the locals of Irkutsk as the Decembrist House Museum. It is located on Volkonskogo Street at number 10 and is one of the most visited tourist attractions. The Irkutsk Regional Art Gallery is the largest institution of its kind in Siberia, containing works of art, graphics, charts, icons, and decorative applied art. The Irkutsk Regional Museum is housed in a luxurious building built o... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to the city of Kazan

Tourist guide to the city of Kazan

Kazan is the largest city in Tatarstan, being the capital of the region. Due to the large number of people who live here, the city is the 8th most populous in Russia. It is located at the confluence of the Volga with the Kazanka River, that gives its name. Some Tatar residents of the region say that the name of the city is derived from the word "boiler". It is one of the few cities in the Russian Federation that was included in the World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. Over time in Kazan lived ... [ read more ]

Famous churches in Irkutsk

Famous churches in Irkutsk

Irkutsk is one of the largest cities on Russia and an important cultural and administrative center. The city has diverse tourist attractions and there are many religious buildings as well. We already presented two of the most important ones including the Znamensky Monastery and the Bogoyavlensky Cathedral and today we present four more famous churches in Irkutsk that include the Preobrazheniya Gospodnya church, the Raising of the Cross Church in Irkutsk, the Church of Our Saviour and the ... [ read more ]