Tourist guide to Samara

Tourist guide to Samara

At the confluence of the Volga and the Samara, in south- western Russia, near the Zhiguli mountains, lies the sixth largest city of Russia: Samara. The name of the city comes from the river flowing through it. This is one of the most visited cities in the country because over time it had become became an important cultural and architectural center of Russia. The first document of the city dates back from 1357, at the time of Alexis, the Metropolitan of Moscow, known as a predictor of Russ... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Perm

Tourist guide to Perm

Near the Ural Mountains, on the banks of the Kama River, at hundreds of miles away from the capital, in a hilly area lies the city of Perm. In the past the city was called Molotov, after Vyacheslav Molotov. The current name comes from Permians who lived in this area. Perm is spread over a large area of land and after the last census made by the ​​city municipality it is the 13th largest city in the country based on the number of the inhabitants. The settlement dates back from 1647, bu... [ read more ]

3 things you should know before visiting Moscow

3 things you should know before visiting Moscow

The city of Moscow is in an area with a humid continental climate. Spring and autumn are the seasons with normal temperatures. During the warm season the temperatures are high and it rains a lot, so if you travel to Moscow in summer, do not forget to pack your umbrella, that will protect you from both the sun and the rain. In winter the temperatures are very low, often freezes, rains a lot and its frequent to snow in abundance, so if you choose to make a trip to the Russian capital in win... [ 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 ]

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 ]

Tourist guide to Irkutsk

Tourist guide to Irkutsk

On the Angara River, at 4000 kilometers from the capital of Russia, in an area full of hills, we find Irkutsk, one of the largest cities in Siberia. It is a major administrative center for the Russian Federation and is visited by numerous tourists every year from all over the world to admire the numerous objectives and attractions of the city. Irkutsk is called by the Russian the Paris of Siberia. The name of Irkutsk comes from the river with the same name that crosses the city. The city ... [ 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 ]

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 ]