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The Kremlin, Red Square, Novodevichy Convent and the Church of the Ascension in Kolomenskoye are on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
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With over 70% of the world’s surface covered in water, it’s no surprise that there are some impressive lakes out there. The world’s deepest plunges over 5,300 feet (1,640m) into the Earth’s core, while the longest is almost 420 miles (673km) from tip to tip. But alongside these are hundreds of other vast bodies of water that, while not the biggest or best, are still larger than some nations across the globe. Read on to find out which lakes are bigger than the likes of Germany, Italy, the UK and New Zealand.
Lake Baikal in south-east Siberia is the world’s deepest lake by average depth and maximum depth.
Petroglyphs by the White Sea and Lake Onega unanimously obtain UNESCO World Heritage Site title during the 44th UNESCO World Heritage Committee.
The World Heritage Committee continually reviews whether certain sites deserve to keep their title. Some fail the test, ending up on the so-called red list. This time, the future of some important places is on the line.
Dedicated to the Transfiguration of the Lord, it is a Unesco world heritage site. More important than the Kremlin. It houses the masterpiece of the golden iconostasis. After almost 100 years of silence, the celebration of the divine liturgies is planned inside.
Landscapes of Dauria: A wetland refuge on the Russia-Mongolia border; Eugene Simonov; The Third Pole
The Landscapes of Dauria is home to some of Inner Asia’s most charismatic wildlife, but is threatened by water infrastructure projects…
This place boasts of some of the world’s best galleries, museums, and monuments. In fact, Russia‘s capital features spots that mark its turbulent past, brilliant architecture, and artistic atmosphere. If you have been planning an international trip for a long time, come and fall in love with the finest gems of Moscow.
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Discover stunning views of the Curonian Spit, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to the Svetlogorsk resort. Amidst your busy day of sightseeing, you’ll enjoy a lunch break in an authentic local cafe.
The planet’s largest and deepest freshwater lake is also its oldest. In fact, Lake Baikal is unique. Its sapphire blue waters are considered among the clearest found anywhere, and the destination’s scenic beauty, rich biodiversity, and indigenous Buryat culture make this magnificent natural wonder truly deserving of its UNESCO World Heritage status. Browse this gallery and find out more about the lake they call the “Pearl of Siberia.” (Photo: Flickr/CC BY-SA 2.0)
The cathedral is iconic for its fairytale appearance, but how much do you know about its history?
Fall in Karelia, summer in Yakutia, winter in Moscow, spring in St. Petersburg… Check out the most popular Russian landmarks’ in seasonal metamorphoses.