Russia - a great power and mighty, characterized by its rich history and unique culture. Each of Russian cities and towns have contributed to the cultural development of the state.
In any of the settlements of Russia, you can see a lot of strange, but a few more cities stand out from the rest.
Petersburg - one of the most elegant and beautifulRussian cities. Together with the satellite towns of Pushkin, Pavlovsk and Peterhof, St. Petersburg is almost a single whole, a single ensemble of incredible culture and architectural and landscape compositions. Northern capital of Russia has many memorable places. This is the Russian National Library, the Mariinsky Theatre, the Russian Museum, the Small Drama Theater, the Hermitage, the Peter and Paul Fortress, Peterhof. But the trump card of St. Petersburg - is, of course, the white nights and movable bridges.
Capital - one of the oldest Russian cities. Repeatedly this great city was burned and rebuilt again, to submit to the residents and visitors an even greater glory. At more than 900 square kilometers of Moscow placed the unique cultural, spiritual and architectural attractions. It is the Kremlin, Red Square, Christ the Savior Cathedral, Iberian Gate, Triumphal Arch, the Temple of the Icon of Kazan, the Tretyakov Gallery, the Pushkin Museum and the Manege.
Kazan - is not just a city in the RussianFederation, it is also the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan. It is in this wonderful city, you can see how intertwined the two cultures - Muslim and Orthodox. Walking along one of the streets of Kazan, can be seen as an Orthodox church and a Muslim mosque. In addition, Kazan is the largest port of the Volga River, as well as cultural, sports and educational center of Russia. The main attraction of the city - built under Ivan the Terrible the Kremlin.
Ekaterinburg - the center of Eurasia and the capital of the Urals,northern cradle of Russian culture. While during the Soviet period it was destroyed a lot of estates and places, at the moment a lot of cultural and architectural monuments are still preserved. This manor Rastorguev-Kharitonov, House Sevastyanov, Novo-Tikhvin monastery, Homesteads Zheleznova, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the King's Bridge and Big Chrysostom.
Nizhny Novgorod - Russian city locatedon the two banks of the Oka River. Although today it is one of the most important information centers in the country, with developed auto, shipbuilding and aircraft industry, there still remained over 600 historical monuments. It's Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Church of the Nativity of John the Baptist, Pechersky Ascension Monastery and the wooden Church of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin.