Top 10 Tourist attractions in Russia
- Red Square
- peterhof palace
- St. Isaac’s Cathedral
- State Hermitage Museum
- Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure
- All-Russian Exhibition Center
- Moscow Zoo
- Mount Elbrus
- Sochinskiy Natsional’nyy Park
- Bolshoi Theatre
1. Red Square
Red Square is located in Moscow, Russia. It is one of the oldest and also largest square in Russia. The Square occupies 800,000 Square feet and it is 70 meters wide $ 330 meters long. The place was earlier used as Moscow’s main market place and also site of public ceremonies, proclamation and so many major events in Russia. The Red Square became UNESCO world heritage site in 1990 making it one of the remarkable landmark which drives millions of visitors from all across the world.
There is an admission fee to enter the Red Square. for adults it will cost you around RUB 700 ( about $10) and RUB 150 ( about $2) for children aged between 16-18. For natives, it will cost you around RUB 500 ( about $7) per person. Free for children below 16 years old.
2. Peterhof palace
Peterhof Palace is located in Petersburg, Russia. It was built in 1717 by Peter 1 ( The Great ) using classical architecture style. The palace was built as the summer residence of Peter 1 and you can find 30 rooms built in the palace occupying 1500 acres of land. Peterhof houses 18 parks, 173 fountains, and many interesting attractions within the place. The palace became a UNESCO world heritage site in 1990 making it a remarkable landmark and it is considered as one of the major tourist attraction sites which drives millions of visitors from other countries annually.
There is an admission fee to enter Peterhof palace. For adults, it will cost you around RUB 1000. Free for children below 16 years old. RUB 450 for a Russian citizen. You will not be permitted to take photos or videos.
3. St. isaac’s cathedral
St. Isaac’s Cathedral is located in Petersburg, Russia. It was built between 1818 and 1858 using Neoclassical architecture and Byzantine architectural style. The 102 tall is a large architectural landmark cathedral which is now used as the museum with occasional church services. It is Russia’s largest cathedral and considered one of the famous tourist attractions with tons of visitors monthly.
There is an admission fee to enter the Cathedral. For adults it will cost you around RUB 250 and children aged 7-18 years old will be charged RUB 50. Free for the children aged below 7 years old.
4.State hermitage museum
The state hermitage museum is located in Petersburg, Russia. It was built in 1764 and founded by Catherine the Great. State hermitage museum is the world’s second-largest museum which houses 17,000 paintings, over 12,000 sculptures, 600,000 Graphic works, 300,00 works of craft, 700,000 archeological and 1,000,000 Numismatic findings. You can able to find many interesting things which will give you goosebumps. It is impossible to see all the collections in one session but you can explore the specific place in the museum and gain your knowledge. This museum is one of the best places in Russia and is considered as one of the famous tourist attractions which attracts hundreds of thousand visitors monthly.
There is an admission fee to enter the state hermitage museum. You will be charged around RUB 1300 ( about $ 18 ) for the entry of the main complex. Prices will change depending upon the places you visit in the museum.
5. Gorky central park of culture and leisure
Gorky central park of culture and leisure is located in Moscow, Russia. It is a cultural park that was built in 1928 which occupies 300 acres of land. Enjoy the place experiencing the park’s attraction, cultural events, some people fell in love with the decoration of the park and so on. You will find many cool events in the park and it is one of the famous tourist attractions in Russia with tons of daily visitors.
There is an admission fee to enter the park. You will be charged RUB 300 to the observation deck and forget to have fun with your family and friends.
6. All-russian exhibition center
The All-Russian exhibition center is located in Moscow, Russia. It is an exhibition and also a trade center in the place which was opened in 1939. The center was created to demonstrate the economic greatness of the Soviet Union and its republic. All-Russian exhibition center is one of the greatest places in Russia which drives dozens of visitors from other countries of the world.
There is no admission fee to enter the All-Russian exhibition center. All you cost is time to enjoy the place with your family and friends.
7. Moscow Zoo
Moscow Zoo is located in Moscow, Russia. Many tourist attractions in Russia will be seen in Moscow. It was opened in 1864 occupying 52 acres of land. The zoo has over 8270 animals including about 1000 species and you can able to see apple and spruce trees all across the zoo. It will be a new experience visiting Moscow’s zoo. It is one of the greatest tourist attractions which will be found in Russia.
There is an admission fee to enter the Moscow zoo. You will be charged around RUB 500 per adult entry. Enjoy the zoo and explore the different types of animals with your family and friends.
8. Mount Elbrus
Mount Elbrus is located in the western part of the Caucasus, Russia. It is the highest peak in Russia with an elevation of 5,642 meters and is also considered as highest among the Caucasus mountains. If you are interested or determined to climb the peak of this mountain, You need to take three to four months of training to climb the mountain. There are some methods to climb so you need to go through the processes in training, all you need is self-confidence and hope in yourself. It will take up to 9 hours to reach the peak safely with any weather conditions. Mount Elbrus is one of the amazing destinations in Russia which drives thousands of visitors.
There is no admission fee to visit the mountain but for cable car and ski you will be charged around RUB 900 per person. Enjoy the cable car ride and ski safely on the mountain.
9. Sochinskiy natsional’nyy park
Sochinskiy natsional’nyy park is located in Krasnodar Krai, Russia. It was established in 1983 and it is considered the oldest national park in Russia occupying 478643.1 acres of land. You can able to find rare and endangered species of plants and animals also over 59 on the list in Red Data Book. Enjoy the beauty of the forest, crystal-clear water running in the river, mountains filled with greenery, and deep blue sky. This park is one of the remarkable places in Russia which drives many tourist attractions. The pricing to enter the park depends upon the guides.
10. Bolshoi theatre
Bolshoi Theatre is located in Moscow, Russia. It is a historic theater built in 1825 using the Neoclassical architectural style. The theater is 19.6 meters tall with a 2,153 capacity of people. It is the oldest and most renowned ballet company in the world with 200 dancers to perform. Bolshoi Theatre is one of the well-known tourist attractions in Russia with thousands of visitors from all across the world making it one of the best places in Russia.
There is an admission fee to enter the Bolshoi Theatre. You will be charged RUB 2,000 for more than an hour per adult. The guided tours take place and one important note you cannot buy tickets online, tickets will be provided in Bolshoi Theater.