Welcome to Russia
ConTENTS MoscowSightseeingNational FoodsNational HouseWeatherSymbols of Russia
Moscow Moscow is the capital of Russia. It is one of the biggest and most beautiful cities in the world. Moscow is a modern city now. The population of the city is about 9,5 million people. Moscow is a political center, where the government of our country works.
THE KREMLIN The Kremlin is the historical, spiritual and political heart Of Moscow and the city's most famous sight. The complex serves as the official residence of the President of Russia.
RED SQUARE Red Square is the heart of Moscow. For many centuries Red Square has served as the place for important historical events. It was founded at the end of the 15th century.
SPASSKAYA TOWER The main tower of the Kremlin with chimes on it. It was built in 1491 by an Italian architect Pietro Antonio Solari.
LENIN‘S MAUSOLEUM The Mausoleum was built in 1930. It is situated in Red Square.
ST.BASIL`S CATHEDRL St. Basil's Cathedral is one of the most outstanding monuments of Old Russian architecture.
CATHEDRAL OF CHRIST THE SAVIOR The Cathedral of Christ the Savior is the main religious attraction of Moscow.
MOSCOW STATE UNIVERSITY Moscow State University is the oldest in Russia. The University was founded in 1755.
WHITE HOUSE Russian white house is a house of the government. It is ordinary office building built in 1981.
POKLONNAYA HILL Poklonnaya Hill is one of the highest spots in Moscow. It contains the Victory Park with many tanks and other vehicles used in the Second World War.
OSTANKINO TOWER Ostankino TV tower Is the second tallest building in the world. It was built in Moscow in 1967. Besides technical services, there is a sightseeing platform and a three-level restaurant «The Seventh Sky».
BOLSHOY THEATER It was built in 1824, this theatre was the second biggest theater in the world.
The Moscow River is the river that flows through the Moscow and Smolensk Regions in Russia.
Russia national food – pancakes. Pancakes are always offered to guests
Russian houses A Russian national house
Russian bath Many Russians are fond of Russian national bath. They help relieve fatigue. The birch twigs are especially good
Russian climate In some countries think that bears go along the streets in Russia. But it is not true.
These are the things that symbolize Russia. The Russians are known as a hospitable people. According to old traditions, a guest should always be welcomed with the symbol of life-giving food – bread and salt.Russian winters! These words are like a call to fun to a Russian. The Russian winter is full of poetry and magic. And what a Russian doesn’t like a fast ride in a troika, or sleigh with three horses?! The beauty of the ancient towns, their historical and architectural monuments, the gilded domes of the cathedrals, the autumnal gold of the forests and fields attract tourists from all over the world.The singing of chastushkas is used to be a main part of Russian rural holidays and parties. In many places they are still popular today.