Things to do in Russia

Russia (Russian: Росси́я, tr. Rossiya, IPA: [rɐˈsʲijə]), officially the Russian Federation (Russian: Росси́йская Федера́ция, tr. Rossiyskaya Federatsiya, IPA: [rɐˈsʲijskəjə fʲɪdʲɪˈratsɨjə]), is a country in Eurasia. At 17,125,200 square kilometres (6,612,100 sq mi), Russia is the largest country in the world by area, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area, and the ninth most populous, with about 144.5 million people as of 2018, excluding Crimea. About 77% of the popula

Apraksin Dvor

Apraksin Yard (also Apraxin Dvor; Russian: Апраксин Двор) is a 14 hectares (35 acres) market and retail block in Saint Petersburg, Russia, currently u

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Transfiguration Church, Krasnoyarsk

The Transfiguration Church (Russian: Храм Преображения Господня) It is a Catholic church built in neo-Gothic style located in the city of Krasnoyarsk,

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Moscow Triumphal Gate

For a triumphal gate in Moscow, see Triumphal Arch of Moscow The Moscow Triumphal Gate (Russian: Моско́вские Триумфа́льные воро́та, Moskovskiye Triumf

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Golovkin's dacha

Golovkin's dacha (Russian: Дача Головкина, also known as the Elephant House, Russian: Дом со слонами) is an unorthodox residential mansion ("dacha") d

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Troitskaya Tower

The Troitskaya Tower (Russian: Троицкая башня, literally Trinity Tower) is a tower with a through-passage in the center of the northwestern wall of th

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Ulyanovsk Aircraft Museum

Ulyanovsk Aircraft Museum is located in Ulyanovsk, Russia. One of the better Russian aerospace museums, with over 25 aircraft, many of which are quite

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Museum of the Moscow Railway (Paveletskaya station)

The Museum of the Moscow Railway is situated next to Paveletsky Rail Terminal in Moscow. The museum reopened to private visitors in 2011 and it reop

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Polytechnic Museum

The Polytechnic Museum (Russian: Политехнический музей) is one of the oldest science museums in the world, located in Moscow that emphasizes the progr

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Central Naval Museum

Central Naval Museum (Russian: Центральный военно-морской музей) is a naval museum in St Petersburg, Russia. It is one of the first museums in Russia

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Museum of Electrical Transport (Saint Petersburg)

The Museum of Electrical Transport is located on Vasilyevsky Island in Saint Petersburg, Russia. == History == The museum was established in 1967, a

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Bulgakov Museum in Moscow

The Bulgakov Museum in Moscow is a writer's house museum which commemorates the life and work of author Mikhail Afanasyevich Bulgakov in an apartment

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National Pushkin Museum

The National Pushkin Museum (Russian: Всероссийский музей А. С. Пушкина, tr. Vsyerossiiskii muzei A. S. Pushkina - literally the 'All-Russian Museum o

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National Library of Russia

The National Library of Russia in Saint Petersburg (known as the Imperial Public Library from 1795 to 1917; Russian Public Library from 1917 to 1925;

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Russian State Library

The Russian State Library (Russian: Российская государственная библиотека) is the national library of Russia, located in Moscow. It is the largest in

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Museum of Diplomatic Corps

The Museum of Diplomatic Corps (Russian: Музей дипломатического корпуса) is a private historical museum located in Russian city Vologda. It is situate

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