Beautiful places in Russia according to the foreigners (Part 2)
This list we have compiled, studied the tourist sites and forums in English
Shoana Church, Karachay-Cherkessia
This tiny temple area of only 13 square meters, located in a mountain gorge in the Caucasus - one of the oldest buildings in Russia dates from about X century.
Putorana Plateau, Siberia
Putorana - a dormant volcano covered with forests, lakes and waterfalls. On the size of the plateau covers an area equal to the area of the United Kingdom.
The Kremlin in Veliky Novgorod
This is the oldest preserved kremlin - a legacy of medieval Russia. It was first mentioned in chronicles in 1044, and it is located in the city of Veliky Novgorod in 570 kilometers from Moscow.
Kamchatka, Far East
One of the most fabulous tourist destinations in Russia. Kamchatka boasts about 300 volcanoes, with 29 of them - acting, lots of bears, the valley of geysers and other gorgeous things.
The Valley of Geysers, Kamchatka
In Kamchatka geysers 90 exists, among the surface emitting green rocks boiling water.
Mamayev Kurgan, Volgograd
The city of Volgograd was the scene of the bloodiest battle in history in which it was killed about half a million people. In memory of this I was put here a huge monument called "Motherland Calls".
"Avtovo" metro station, St. Petersburg
During the Soviet era in the visual arts is very appreciated mosaic, it can be found everywhere - in the halls, on the streets, in the factories, in the corridors. Everywhere where there was plenty of room for that. For example, at the metro station "Avtovo".
The Amber Room, Tsarskoye Selo
The legendary Amber Room - one of the treasures of the Romanov dynasty, but it was lost during the Second World War. Preserved only a few elements. The restored Amber Room in the Catherine Palace is located in the suburbs of St. Petersburg.
Lake Elton, Volgograd region
On the surface of this lake does not appear ripples due to the large amount of salt in the water, so the lake looks like a huge mirror. The lake is located near the border with Kazakhstan, they were very proud of Russian monarchs.
This is an abandoned ancient village in the Republic of Dagestan in the North Caucasus. The population of the village was destroyed by the cholera outbreak in the XX century.
Lake Baikal, Irkutsk
Baikal - the oldest lake of our planet. It is located between the southern Siberia and Mongolia, his age approximately 25-35 million years. Winter Baikal covered with a thick layer of transparent, glass-like, ice, and on the adjacent caverns icicles hanging huge.
The white mosque in Bulgar, Tatarstan
In the Tatar Taj Mahal in Bulgar - mysterious Muslim city on the Volga river in 83 kilometers from Kazakhstan - to keep the world's largest Koran weighing 800 kilograms.
Marble quarry Ruskeala, Karelia
Karelia - unique place with 60 thousands of beautiful lakes.
Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin
The Palace in the town of Pushkin (formerly Tsarskoye Selo, 30 kilometers from St. Petersburg) is, though not the only, but one of the most striking examples of imperial luxury.
The Moscow Metro
Capital Metro is similar to a lot of underground palaces, here even has its own audio guide.
These medieval defense towers once connected suspension bridges. Magical, but an eerie place.
Karasin lake Artyom, Far East
Each year, the lake surface is covered with pink flowers lilies, which creates a particularly striking contrast to the harsh industrial landscape.
The park charge, Moscow
In the park near the Kremlin you can see the "floating bridge", a concert hall, an ice cave and admire the beautiful views of the Kremlin. In 2018, Time magazine recognized Zaryadye one of the most beautiful places in the world.
Taiga, Siberia and the European part of Russia
Taiga - world's second largest biome after the ocean, as well as one of the natural riches of Russia. Taiga is too big and beautiful, not to mention it in this list.
Small Semyachik Lake, Kamchatka
The acid lake is in the crater of an active volcano, and it is very, very high. It can be seen only from a helicopter.
Whale Alley, island Yttygran Island
This alley on the island in the Bering Sea is made of bones and jaws of bowhead whales. This is the oldest building of the Eskimos, dated around XIV century.
Sayano-Shushenskaya hydroelectric power plant, Khakassia
The dam on the Yenisei River is unique in its size: it is the largest in Russia and the ninth in the world. It towers over the forest like a giant spaceship.
Thirteen columns Serge, Irkutsk region
This is the seat of power in the Buryat village of Khuzhir (Olkhon Island on Lake Baikal) is the center of shamanic power. These columns can not be dig, burn or move. The only thing that can destroy them, this time.