Russia is a powerful and great power, distinguished by its rich history and unique culture. Each of the Russian megacities and cities contributed to the cultural development of the state.
In any of the settlements of Russia you can see a lot of amazing, but several cities stand out more against the background of the others.
Petersburg is one of the most elegant and beautifulRussian cities. Together with the satellite cities of Pushkin, Peterhof and Pavlovsk, St. Petersburg is practically one whole, a single ensemble of incredible culture and architectural and landscape compositions. The northern capital of Russia has many memorable places. This is the Russian National Library, the Mariinsky Theater, the Russian Museum, the Small Drama Theater, the Hermitage, the Peter and Paul Fortress, and Peterhof. But the trump card of St. Petersburg is, of course, white nights and drawbridges.
The capital is one of the oldest cities in Russia. Repeatedly this great city was burned and again restored, presenting itself to residents and guests in even greater beauty. On more than 900 square kilometers of Moscow square there are unique cultural, spiritual and architectural sights. This is the Kremlin, Red Square, the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, the Resurrection Gate, the Triumphal Arch, the Kazan Icon Temple, 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 that you can see how two cultures - Muslim and Orthodox - are intertwined. Passing along one of the streets of Kazan, you can see both the Orthodox church and the Moslem mosque. In addition, Kazan is the largest port of the Volga River, as well as the cultural, sports and educational center of Russia. The main attraction of the city is the Kremlin built under Ivan the Terrible.
Ekaterinburg is the center of Eurasia and the capital of the Urals,The northern cradle of Russian culture. Although many manors and memorial places were destroyed here in the Soviet period, at the moment a lot of cultural and architectural monuments are still preserved. This estate Rastorguev-Kharitonov, House Sevastyanov, Novo-Tikhvinsky Monastery, Manor Zheleznov, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Tsar's Bridge and Bolshoy Zlatoust.
Nizhny Novgorod is a Russian city locatedOn the two banks of the Oka River. Although now it is one of the most important information centers of the country, with developed auto, ship and aircraft construction, more than 600 historical monuments are still preserved here. This is the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the Church of the Nativity of John the Baptist, the Pechersky Ascension Monastery and the wooden church of the Intercession of the Blessed Virgin.