Russia is located in the north of the continent of Asia, and the continent of Europe, it is a country located on two continents, and is officially known as the Russian Federation, and its capital is the city of Moscow, and its land area is 17,075,400 km2, and its population is 142,946,800 million, according to the statistics of 2010 AD And its system of government is a semi-presidential federal republic, and it is divided administratively into eighty-three federal entities.
Tourism in Russia
Russia is characterized as a tourist country, due to the large cultural heritage it possesses, and its natural diversity. Russia has twenty-three sites of world heritage registered in the UNESCO list, so Russia is famous for its tourist diversity, such as: historical tourism, sports tourism, ski tourism, mountain tourism, natural tourism , Cultural tourism, medical tourism, business tourism and recreation tourism.
Tourist places in Russia
Russia contains many historical attractions, including :
- The Patriarch’s Palace, and the Cathedral of the Twelve Apostles, were built in the seventeenth century.
- Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, named after the Russian writer Pushkin.
- Tretakov Gallery, which is considered one of the most famous exhibitions in Russia, because it is the home of Russian art, and this exhibition was built in the nineteenth century.
- Diamond Box, the box that is held by the Royal Crown Jewelry.
- The Bolshoi Theater, whose name is impressive, was built in the year 1825 AD, and this theater has replaced the Petrovka Theater, which has been subjected to fire and destruction, and the theater offers many international plays such as: The Sleeping Beauty Play and the Swan Lake play.
- Caesar’s bell and Caesar’s cannon. The bell was built in the eighteenth century, while the cannon was built at the end of the sixteenth century.
- The Armory Museum, which was built in the nineteenth century, to store royal weapons.
- Kolominsky, which is a plains stretching along the Moscow River, and consists of: green gardens, the 16th-century Mirage Church, boat rides, the Abrazatov puppet theater that displays cultural life in Russia, the Gorky Garden that contains antiques, kiosks, and sculptural contests, Snowboarding competitions and fun Moscow circus, in which clowns perform colorful and exciting shows.
- St. Basil’s Cathedral, built in the sixteenth century, was constructed with the aim of celebrating the memory of Russia’s victory over the Mongols in the world in 1555 AD.
- The Savior Christ Cathedral, built in the nineteenth century, and constructed with the aim of celebrating the memory of Russia’s victory over Napoleon Bonaparte.
- The cathedral square, and the square has a number of monuments: the Cathedral of the Annunciation that was built at the end of the fifteenth century, the Cathedral of Archangel Michael that was built in the year 1505 AD, the Cathedral of the Virgin, which was built in the year 1475 AD, and the Church of the Robe of the Virgin which is characterized by stained glass, overlooking the Terem Palace.
- Novodevichy Monastery and Cemetery, which contains: The Cathedral of Our Lady of Smolensk, and Church of the Intercession Bab.
- Alexandrovsky Gardens.
- A bright red staircase near the Church of the Annunciation.
- The Kremlin’s huge castle.
- Lenin’s Mausoleum and Red Square.