Landmarks in Russia

Hermitage Museum

St. Petersburg, Northwestern Federal District, Russia
Hermitage Museum
Once the home of emperors, the State Hermitage is a museum of art and culture. It is one of the largest and oldest museums in the world. It was founded in 1764 by Catherine the Great and has been open to the public since 1852.top

Kremlin

Moscow, Central Federal District, Russia
Kremlin
The Moscow Kremlin is a historic fortified complex at the heart of Moscow. It includes five palaces, four cathedrals, and the enclosing Kremlin Wall with Kremlin towers. The complex serves as the official residence of the President of the Russian Federatitop

Lake Baikal

Siberian Federal District, Russia
Lake Baikal
Lake Baikal is a rift lake in the south of Siberia, between the Irkutsk Oblast to the northwest and the Buryat Republic to the southeast. It is the largest and deepest freshwater lake in the world.top

Red Square

Moscow, Central Federal District, Russia
Red Square
Red Square is often considered the central square of Moscow, because the city's major streets originate from the square. Buildings surrounding the square include The Kremlin, Lenin's Mausoleum, and St. Basil's Cathedral.top

Saint Basil's Cathedral

Moscow, Central Federal District, Russia
Saint Basil's Cathedral
It's actual name is the Cathedral of Intercession of the Virgin on the Moat, but it is also called the Cathedral of Saint Basil the Blessed, as part of it was built above the grave of St. Basil.top


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