The Kuskovo Estate in Moscow

The Kuskovo Estate in Moscow

Kuskovo was the summer house of the Sheremetiev family. It is located in eastern Moscow and dates back from the eighteenth century, being one of the first villas of the Russian nobility. Today, Kuskovo is hosting the State Museum and on the estate is located one of the most beautiful parks in the city. You can discover many other sites and tourist attractions on the Kuskovo Estate including the Kuskovo Church with Tower, the Kuskovo Palace, the Hermitage Garden and the Grotto of Kuskovo. ... [ read more ]

Top 3 museums in Murmansk

Top 3 museums in Murmansk

Murmansk is one of the biggest cities in Russia and it is located in a very northern part of the country. It is the center of the region and the largest settlement in the north of the Arctic Circle. Musmansk is a port city and had a significant role in the Second World War and after the end of it as well. The city has some interesting places, from all of these we present you the top 3 museums in Murmansk, which include the Regional Art and Craft Museum, the Museum of Regional Studies and ... [ read more ]

Top attractions in the city of Yekaterinburg

Top attractions in the city of Yekaterinburg

The city of Yekaterinburg can be considered the hearth of the Ural from cultural and industrial point of view as well. Close to the border separating Europe and Asia, the city today is an important pilgrimage place for fans of the Russian tsars. Yekaterinburg is the 4th largest city of Russia after of Moscow, Sankt Petersburg and Novosibirsk. It is the administrative center of the Sverdlovsk, the capital city of the Ural and lies at the bank of the Iszety River. The town was founded in 17... [ read more ]

Top 5 things you should know before you go to Murmansk

Top 5 things you should know before you go to Murmansk

Murmansk is located on the coast of the Arctic Ocean near the border with Norway (Kirkenes). Due to its location in a picturesque place in Kola Bay it was called the northern City of Cap. It is said that the city is very nice especially in July, but it is beautiful in winter as well. As the sea water doesn’t freezes because of the Gulf Stream, the fog and the aurora borealis creates a beautiful landscape. Here you can find a rare weather phenomenon: the water exists in all three forms o... [ read more ]

Having fun in Murmansk

Having fun in Murmansk

The city of Murmansk is located in the southern part of the Barents Sea on the coast of a large fjord that penetrates deeply into the Kola Island. With a population of over 300,000 inhabitants, Murmansk is the largest port city in the regions beyond the Arctic Circle. In the city of Murmansk and on the coast of the Barents Sea have place some phenomena that if you see them for the first time they can be really touching. For example in the summer for three consecutive weeks the sun does no... [ read more ]

Top 7 tourist attractions in Russia

Top 7 tourist attractions in Russia

Russia is a very interesting tourist destination, dominated by strong contrasts of the ancient history along the modern influences. There are countless places to visit, starting with architectural wonders, cities with a rich history and culture and varied landscapes. The St. Basil's Cathedral, the Hermitage and the Kremlin are just a few of the top 7 tourist attractions in Russia that you shouldn’t miss when you visit the country. However, when you decide to travel to Russia, you have t... [ read more ]

The Novodevichy Monastery in Moscow

The Novodevichy Monastery in Moscow

The Novodevichy Monastery in Moscow is an outstanding example of a very well preserved monastic complex, which represents the Baroque Moscovite style of the characteristic architecture of the late 17th century. The monastery and its annexes are surrounded by walls, and the walls are themselves surrounded by a huge park. In this park is a lake, whose view is important to the overall perception of the monastery. The Novodevichy Monastery in Moscow was founded by Grand Duke Vasili III in ... [ read more ]

Top 5 interesting sights in Moscow

Top 5 interesting sights in Moscow

The capital of the largest country in the world is also one of the most beautifully designed city with plenty of attractions for tourists. Moscow is a very large and interesting city. It is known for its beautiful architecture, stunning cuisine and excellent climate. In generally is recommended to not visit the city during the winter with freezing temperatures, but in the rest of the year Moscow is characterized by an excellent climate. Today we present you the top 5 interesting sig... [ read more ]

The Gorky Park in Moscow

The Gorky Park in Moscow

The Gorky Park in Moscow is officially known as the Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure and is known by tourists from all over the world. It was mentioned in one of the songs of the Scorpions, Wind of Change. The name of the park also appears in the play Votca cantata de Morena, in the novel of the same name and in the first video game appeared in the Russian Federation. The Gorky Park in Moscow is one of the most important parks in the capital of Russia, visited annually by thou... [ read more ]

Top 3 Parks of Moscow

Top 3 Parks of Moscow

Moscow is the capital of Russia, a dream city with many cathedrals and churches, situated on the banks of the Moscow River, on the low hills, in the European center of Russia. The city has developed in the heart of a vast plain. The boulevards of Moscow are surrounded with trees and green oasis. You will find really large parks in the city. Today we want to present three of the most impressive parks in Moscow. The top 3 parks of Moscow include the Kusokvo Park, the Izmaylovsky Park and... [ read more ]