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 ]

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 ]

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 ]

Churches and historical buildings in Murmansk

Churches and historical buildings in Murmansk

The Russian city of Murmansk offers much more than we would think. Today we present two major churches and a historic building in Murmansk. The Church of the Saviour in the city of Murmansk is the most appreciated religious monument in the whole region. Tourists who want to admire its architecture, can find it near the lake of Semionovski. The Saint Nicholas cathedral is located in the historic center of the city and is the religious place of the Orthodox people. The Murmansk Lighthouse w... [ 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 ]

Tourist guide to the city of Novosibirsk

Tourist guide to the city of Novosibirsk

Novosibirsk is the capital of the district with the same name located in the south-western Russia and is the third largest city in the country. Even if the population currently stands at 1.4 million, its past is not nearly as impressive, the town being established in 1893. At first it was named in honor of St. Nicholas Novonikolayevsk and Tsar then, Nicholas II, and later received the name as it bears today. We present you a brief tourist guide to the city of Novosibirsk. Despite its shor... [ 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 ]

Tourist guide to the city of Murmansk in Russia

Tourist guide to the city of Murmansk in Russia

Murmansk is one of the most important cities in Russia, the capital of the region with the same name, located near the Barents Sea, bordered by the Kola Bay and Kola Peninsula, close to the border with Finland and Norway. The city is visited by many tourists each year being the largest and the most beautiful city in the Arctic Circle. The city was founded in 1916 and it was initially called Romanov on Murman, changing its name after ten years to Murmansk. If you want to visit the city, yo... [ read more ]