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Sikachi-Alyan Village

There are not many traditional villages and tribes left in Russia as modernization has inevitably forced change on them or younger generations have moved away to find jobs and prosperity in the cities. Fortunately some have survived, and approximately forty kilometers from Khabarovsk is a small village by the name of Sikachi-Alyan. This picturesque destination in Russia has gained fame for the breathtaking landscapes that surround it, and for the ancient petroglyphs that tell the history of Sikchi-Alyan. It is here that visitors to Russia will discover the tranquil way of life of the Nanai.

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Tolbachik Volcanic Massif

Rising up from the diverse Russian landscape is a fascinating volcanic massif. Located in the eastern region of Russia, in the Kamchatka Peninsula, Tolbachik still amazes and interests visitors, even though it has been lying dormant for over thirty years. Tolbachik consists of two volcanic peaks, each with its own unique features and characteristics. This magnificent massif and its interesting surrounding areas are frequently visited by tour groups and tourists and it is easy to see why, due to its beauty and silent form of danger that brings a little adventure to the site.

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Valley of Geysers in Kamchatka

The greater part of Russia is still, in many respects, unknown and unexplored. The territory is vast and was virtually inaccessible for hundreds of years. In recent years, the creation of vast national parks in the area have helped us to become aware of just how special the natural treasures found in this part of Russia are. The Valley of Geysers in Kamchatka is one of those precious natural treasures.

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Travel to Salekhard

If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to live on the polar circle, the best way to find out would be to visit the Russian town of Salekhard. This frosty administrative center not only serves the surrounding region but is a relatively interesting tourist destination due to its unique location – even if visitors don’t usually stay too long. Salekhard in Russia is believed to be the only town in the world that is located on the Polar circle.

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Dogs, a Sled and Snow Equals an Adventure

Well known as “Man’s Best Friend”, dogs not only make exceptional companions, but they can also assist humans in a variety of tasks. In the colder parts of the world dogs have been used to pull sleds, thus providing a convenient means of transport. Dog sledding is still a very important mode of transport today and it has now become an enjoyable adventure activity for tourists.

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Much to Explore and Discover in Taganrog

If you are planning to visit Russia soon, a trip to the beautiful city of Taganrog is definitely worth considering. This fortress and port city was founded by Peter the Great in 1698, and history and beauty seem to abound, finding ways to surprise you as you make your way around the Russian city.

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Perm Art Gallery – Definitely Worth a Visit

Art lovers visiting Russia simply cannot miss out on the Perm Art Gallery. This is one of the largest and best art galleries in the country, with a striking variety of art from various time periods throughout the country’s history. It is a definite must-see attraction in the beautiful city of Perm, one of the biggest and oldest cities in the Urals.

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Fascinating Field of Mars

Saint Petersburg is a beautiful city that is filled with all sorts of parks and palaces. One such attraction is the Field of Mars. This striking park adjoins the Summer Gardens and St. Michaels Gardens and is situated not far from the St Michael Palace. It has a long history and it has changed both name and purpose numerous times since it was first created in the 18th century.

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