The Enchanting Land of Russia

Community Highlights Europe The Enchanting Land of Russia

Photo by Ofelia.

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.

Russia on Travellerspoint

Forum Discussions

Russia's best season

Trans-Siberian travel tips

Advice for short stays in Russia

Photo by IvaS.

Blog Entries

Exploring Saint Petersburg

Russian landmarks and visas

Culture in the capitals

Russia's highlights

Photo by sabrinakam.

Russia Blogs

Tales from an exchange student

Teaching English in the republics of Russia

Photo by Gelli.

Find more Russia inspiration, hotels, and information on Travellerspoint.

By KellieBarnes

Posted Sat, Apr 06, 2013 | Russia