Traveling in Russia

Russia is located in the eastern part of Europe and the northern part of Asia. Its entire surface occupies 17 million square kilometers and has 142 million inhabitants. It borders 17 countries and is washed by 12 seas. Russian landscapes are extremely diverse and attractive. Low and high mountains alternate with plains, lakes with beautiful landscapes. The largest lake is Baikal. There are many rivers. The climate is different. Russia is very rich in minerals. Industry and agriculture are on the rise.

According to EBIZDIR, Russia is a federal parliamentary republic. The supreme head of state is the President. The highest state bodies of the Russian Federation are the State Duma, the Federal Council and the government residing in Moscow (with a seat in Moscow)). There are many political parties. Russia is also a multinational state and a member of an international organization. The capital of the Russian Federation is Moscow.

The travel agency invites tourists to visit Russia. The central body dealing with tourists is the Russian Association for Sports and Tourism. There are many travel organizations and employers that specialize in domestic (migrant) travel.

The oldest and leading company in the tourism industry in Russia is Intourist (founded in 1929). Tourists were offered interesting programs, including new tours. Trips on a specific occasion, extreme, business and other trips also developed intensively. Intourist had its place in all the major tourist markets of the high beam. Traditionally, Moscow, St. Petersburg and the cities included in the Golden Ring, as well as various holiday trips, organizational and congresses, were popular.

Other travel organizers also provided tourists with trips along routes to Lake Baikal, the Altai Mountains, the Urals and the Caucasus, the Kola Peninsula and Kamchatka, as well as river trips to Siberia. There tourists could find scenic views, as well as the possibility of ski trips, mountain climbing and hiking, climbing a volcano and bathing in hot spouting geysers.
They also organized trips to the North Pole: tourists were taken by plane to the tops of the mountains and further to the inn.

Russia is visited by tourists from all over the world. Guests from different countries choose different travel routes. Tourists from Asian peaceful places traditionally visit Moscow. St. Petersburg. Part of Siberia. Eastern corners.

Tourists from the countries of the European Union and the United States find interesting tourist routes to Moscow. St. Petersburg. Along the Golden Ring and along the Trans-Siberian Railway. Traveling with a transib makes it possible to visit the whole country and travel further to the CIS countries – Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Azerbaijan and Armenia.

Verkhoyansk, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) (Russia)

The city of Verkhoyansk is the administrative center of the Verkhoyansk ulus of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). It is located 900 km northeast of Yakutsk on the banks of the Yana River beyond the Arctic Circle. The city was founded in 1638 as a Cossack winter hut, 90 km southwest of the location of the modern city. In 1775 the city was moved to a new location. In the 19th and 20th centuries, Verkhoyansk became a place of exile for political prisoners.

The Verkhoyansk region has some of the lowest temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere. In this regard, in 2005, a memorial obelisk “Pole of Cold” was erected here. The Verkhoyansk Ulus Museum “Pole of Cold” also operates in the city.. The museum has several departments. The “Paleontology” section presents the remains of ancient animals found during expeditions, the “Nature” section introduces visitors to the flora and fauna of the region, in the “Agriculture” section you can see frost-resistant livestock breeds, the “Industry” section shows the main directions of local industry, sections “Yanlag” and “Political exile” reveal the secret of the political camps of the Yana River basin, in the section “Material culture of the Yakuts” household items of the local population are exhibited, and the section “Forge” presents the tools and products of the main craft of the Verkhoyansk Yakuts.

From Verkhoyansk you can go to the weather station,

Vilyuysk, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) (Russia)

Vilyuisk is located 592 km northwest of Yakutsk on the right bank of the Vilyui River. It is the administrative center of the Vilyuisky Ulus of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).

In 1634, a Cossack winter hut was founded in the vicinity of the modern city. In the 18th century, the participants of the Pugachev uprising, exiled here, built the city and named it Olensk. In 1821 Olensk was renamed Vilyuisk.

There are 4 museums in Vilyuysk – the Vilyui Ulus Museum named after P.Kh. Starovatov, the museum of N.G. Chernyshevsky, G.I. Chiryaev and the Museum of Glory. In the Vilyui Ulus Local History Museum named after P.Kh. Here you can see the simulated interior of the cell of the Vilyuisk jail, in which N. G. Chernyshevsky spent 11 years. Much is connected in the city with the name of Nikolai Gavrilovich Chernyshevsky – there is a museum dedicated to him, a street and a monument. The Museum of Glory was opened in 1995 in honor of the 50th anniversary of victory in the Great Patriotic War.

Traveling in Russia