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What could be more tempting than a vacation in the largest country in the world! Only in Russia, on its immense open spaces the exotic of all geographic areas - from the subtropical Black Sea to the severe beauty of Lake Baikal and the royal majesty the snow-covered boreal forest. What could be more interesting than to get acquainted with this beautiful country, which throughout the world have all been associated with wealth, power and majesty, and the phenomenon of the mysterious Russian soul, the winner country in world wars, the one which has endured all hardships with honor and pride. What could be more exciting than to see the entire Russian exoticism - the highest mountains, the longest and affluent rivers, the green forests, the unique architecture, the ancient monasteries and gold-domed churches, visit traditional Russian cities, which have preserved their unique customs and traditions. What could surpass the feeling of warmth and hospitality of the nations inhabiting the vast territory of Russia.
How should the capital of the largest state in the world look like? Special, majestic, dazzlingly beautiful, a bit mysterious, and shining peculiar light ... In short, this is Moscow - the capital of Russia, “the face” of the world’s major power, its most important political, scientific and cultural center. The city-state with unique character and destiny, the indestructible symbol of imperial power and grandeur, architectural open-air museum and modern megalopolis glistening with the cold light of glass skyscrapers.
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Saint Petersburg, Russia
The famous city on Neva River, the brilliant St. Petersburg, is the place you fall in love at first sight. It has unique entrancing elegant look created by rigorous and yet luxurious architecture of classicism era. Magnificent palaces adorned with colonnades, majestic cathedrals, imposing fountains and parks, the richest museums, grandiose monuments, picturesque embankments, graceful bridges, straight as an arrow avenues, leading to the slender Admiralty needle; annually millions of tourists from all over the world visit the city to witness all this beauty with their own eyes.
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