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Visit |  Trip Advisory |  14.09.21

Federal Travel Agency is Developing Jeep Tours Around Kamchatka

The Federal Agency for Tourism (Rosturizm) together with the authorities of Kamchatka have agreed to develop tourist routes using road and sea transport, as reported by TASS with reference to the agency’s press service.  According to the Head of the Federal Agency for Tourism of the Russian Federation, Zarina Doguzova, in order to diversify tourist

Fun |  Places to Visit |  31.08.21

Moscow Mayor Explained Meaning of Unusual Sculpture Located in City Centre

About 10 per cent of companies in Russia belong to the creative industries sector, attracting about 1.5 million people to their activities, TASS reports with reference to the Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the country Tatyana Ilyushnikova at the Russian Creative Week forum.  At the forum, Tatyana Ilyushnikova said that in the global economy,

Insight |  Places to Visit |  23.03.21

Karelia to Create Cross-Border Tourism Cluster With Finland

The authorities of the Republic of Karelia, together with representatives of Finland, intend to create a cross-border tourism cluster, the objects in which will be unique samples of primitive monumental rock art that are supposed to be included in the UNESCO World Heritage List, TASS reports.  According to the Head of the republic, Artur Parfenchikov,

Visit |  Places to Visit |  23.02.21

Amazing Winter in Karelia

Karelia is known as “the country of lakes”. One-quarter of Karelia’s surface is covered by water. About this wonderful place, RIA News experts decided to tell its readers.   According to the information provided by RIA News, Onega and Ladoga Lakes are good at any time of the year. There, you can try snowkiting or fishing.

Visit |  Places to Visit |  12.01.21

Defence Battle Panorama Parts to Be Returned to Sevastopol

The panorama to the 50th anniversary of the First Defence of Sevastopol during the Crimean War was written by Franz Roubaud, who is considered to be the founder of the Russian school of battle and panoramic painting. The fragments of the panorama are planned to be returned to Sevastopol from Moscow in 2021, where they

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  06.01.21

Muscovites Invited for Virtual Tours With Online Bot

An online bot with virtual excursions along the landscaped streets of the city was created in Moscow, TASS reports with reference to the press service of the capital’s urban complex.  It is noted that there are six directions to choose from in the city centre. Among them are Rozhdestvenka Street, Kuznetsky Most, Zvonarsky, Sandunovsky, Varsonofyevsky

Insight |  Places to Visit |  21.12.20

Samara Residents Enjoy City’s New Year Decorations

Despite the pandemic and holiday restrictions that were introduced in the Samara region, everything on the streets is shining. New Year’s illumination delights citizens and guests of the regional centre. Local photographer, Roman Danilkin, walked around the city to show Internet users how it was decorated for the New Year, reports.  On the picture

Visit |  Places to Visit |  13.12.20

Muscovites Named Top 5 City’s Unusual Natural Sites

Moscow environmental (Mospriroda) specialists named the top five most interesting places where citizens can find unusual objects, the official website of the Moscow Mayor reports. For example, on the territory of Serebryany Bor, there is the largest reed swamp in the city, which plays an important role in the preservation of biological diversity in a

Visit |  Places to Visit |  13.12.20

Russians Named Top Ski Resorts

According to the survey conducted by the experts of the OneTwoTrip travel service, 33 per cent of respondents prefer Sochi resorts to spend holidays in. Particularly, 15 per cent of the respondents had a wonderful time skiing at Rosa Khutor, 10 per cent in Krasnaya Polyana, and the rest at other resorts, RT reports.   In

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  22.11.20

Tourist Route to Be Launched from Dyatlov Pass to Manpupuner Plateau

A tourist route will be launched from the Dyatlov pass, which will run through the Ural Mountains to the Manpupuner plateau, Komi Republic. The route will appear in 2021, and the Federal Tourism Agency (Rosturizm) has already allocated almost 3 million rubles for this, the press service of the Komi Ministry of Culture reported.  It

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  29.10.20

Experts Named Top New Year Destinations for Russian Tourists

Two-thirds of the bookings for the New Year holidays that Russians have made are for trips around the country, the portal TourDom reports with reference to the sales data of the travel agency Level Travel.  The most popular tourist destinations are Sochi hotels, which account for more than 50 per cent of all bookings. Also,

Visit |  Events |  24.09.20

National Space Centre to Be Opened in Moscow 2023

The National Space Centre will be opened on the territory of the Khrunichev Plant in Moscow in 2023, the press service of the Moscow Complex of Urban Planning Policy reports with reference to the Deputy General Director for Construction of Civil Facilities of Mosinzhproekt JSC Tagir Galimov.  According to Galimov, the construction and installation work

Visit |  Places to Visit |  20.09.20

Moscow Architectural Object Received International Award

In September 2020, the winners of the MIPIM Awards in the field of architecture and construction were awarded in Paris. The jury recognized the Irina Viner-Usmanova Gymnastics Palace as the winner in the nomination “The Best Cultural and Sports Facility”, the official website of the Moscow Mayor reports.   The Gymnastics Palace, built on the initiative