Russia Quick Travel Guide
With a travel rating of 76%, Russia was the ultimate "no go zone" for much of the 20th century, during the days of the old "Iron Curtain". The Iron Curtain has collapsed with a resounding thud and Russia has propelled itself into the cross hairs of legions of PlanetHoppers! Many come to see such places as Red Square, the onion domes of St. Basil's Cathedral, the Kremlin, the Hermitage Museum, the Bolshoi Theater, Gorky Park, St. Petersburg - a litany of world famous destinations. However, spanning a dozen time zones, the country is truly vast, and the best way to experience it is to take a journey on the Trans-Siberian Railway, arguably the world's single greatest journey. It will take you countless miles through the very heart of Russia, all the way to Vladivostok in the Sea of Japan. When you see the sun rising over the Siberian tundra, it will surely fuel your lust for adventure and keep you going. Why not just get off at every single train stop? Explore that place, then get back on the train, go onto the next place, get off, explore, get back on... well, you get the idea. It just may take you months to complete this wondrous journey through Russia, but you'll probably be glad that you took it!
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Hit the rails for one of the world's classic train journeys on Russia's Trans-Siberian Railway. Running east from Moscow into the remote Siberian wilderness, all the way to Vladivostok in the Sea of Japan, it is the longest rail....
Soak up the atmosphere Red Square, which is without a doubt the heart and soul of the city of Moscow and one of the most visited attractions in all of Russia. Separating the Kremlin from the official residence of the Russian pre....
Step back in time to the days of the Tsars with a visit to Russia's Hermitage Museum. The complex includes six historic buildings, including the fabulous Winter Palace, the former home of the Russian royals. It is without a doub....
|Coordinates:||60 00 N, 100 00 E|
|Government:||Federal Semi-Presedential Republic|
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- Location: Russia