What to see and do in Russia?

| December 17, 2015

As the world’s largest country, the expectations are always high whenever one plans a visit to Russia. The broad array of travel experience is ideal for individual’s looking forward to exploring what this diverse country has to offer. The best places to see in Russia always range from the beautiful cities to the fascinating glacier capped mountains which are all available for exploration. Besides these, an individual can also engage in strolls along the shoreline of some of the Earth’s oldest lakes or take a tour around the historical and the cultural sites. Here are a few things to see and do while on a trip to the world’s largest country.

Visit the Bolshoi Theatre

Bolshoi Theatre

Bolshoi Theatre

Located in Moscow, the Bolshoi Theatre is a popular theatre for holding regular opera performances and is also known as the home to the world-famous Bolshoi Ballet Company. If you are looking for a pastime activity, the Bolshoi Theatre offers you a perfect getaway venue for seeing some of the world’s most famous performances.

Catherine Palace

Catherine Palace

Catherine Palace

The palace is located 25km outside of St. Petersburg and a very popular site with the visitors as it ones acted as a residence for a succession of different tsars. Besides that, the Catherine Palace is also known as the home to the Amber Room which are essentially a stunning array of amber panels that were looted by Nazis.

Explore the St. Basil’s Cathedral

St. Basil's Cathedral

St. Basil’s Cathedral

This top attraction In Russia was constructed between the years 1554 and 1561 at the heart of Moscow. For many years, the St. Basil’s Cathedral has acted as a major tourist attraction in Russia welcoming thousands of tourist both local and international. The cathedral’s distinctive architecture is what is most appealing about the St. Basil’s Cathedral as opposed to its interior artifacts. The architecture resembles the shape of a bonfire in full flame.

Visit the Hermitage Museum

Hermitage Museum

Hermitage Museum

Catherine the Great was the one who was responsible for discovering this museum in 1764 in St. Petersburg. The massive museum of art and culture showcases over 3 million items spanning the globe with the collections occupying a large complex of six historic buildings including the former residence of Russian emperors.

Moscow Kremlin

Moscow Kremlin

Moscow Kremlin

This is a must see attraction for anyone visiting the City of Moscow. As a home to the nation’s top governmental offices, Kremlin boasts of having walled enclosures and is also home to four of the oldest cathedrals in Moscow and a number of museums.

Get to experience the White Nights

White Nights

White Nights

If you are lucky enough to visit St. Petersburg at the height of summer you should be able to enjoy the “white nights” as the city gets to experience three weeks of 24 hour daylight starting from mid-June. Expect busy riverbanks and streets as this is the period where the streets do not sleep.
Are you still having reservation about What to do in Russia? I hope not because these are just but a few of the top places and things one can do while in Russia.

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