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The Enchanting Land of Russia

Community Highlights Europe The Enchanting Land of Russia

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With a rich cultural and historical heritage, impressive wilderness, bleak Soviet-style architecture and elegant designs of pre-Stalin Russia, this country has an enchanting complexity for visitors.

Home to 160 different ethnic groups, Russia's arts culture, architecture, and history has had many influences. Popular attractions include the Kremlin, Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Hermitage Museum, and the Bolshoi Theatre. The Golden Ring, Kamchatka, Lake Baikal, and Mount Elbrus draw travellers to explore the diverse landscape of the world's largest country.

Also boasting the world's largest forest reserves, the country's impressive size and history mean a traveller can always discover more about Russia.

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By KellieBarnes

Posted Sat, Apr 06, 2013 | Russia