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The park complex of the history of equipment named after K.G. Sakharov is an open-air museum located on the outskirts of Avtozavodsky district of the city of Tolyatti.
The museum has more than 460 exhibits showing the development of the automobile, armored, aviation, railway equipment, as well as missile and artillery, naval armaments. Equipment History Park in Tolyatti on Google Maps. Photos by: Konstantin Antipin.
Vologda, included in the list of Russian cities that have particularly valuable historical heritage, has a unique museum – Museum of Lace, the only one in the country.
The museum is located in the historic center of the city, in a two-story stone building – the object of cultural heritage of the 18th century (Kremlovskaya Square, 12). Working hours: 10:00 – 17:00. Closed: Monday, Tuesday.
If you are going to visit Lake Baikal in the Irkutsk region, you should definitely take part in the following trip – a train ride along the shore of Baikal on the historical part of the Trans-Siberian Railway.
The Circum-Baikal Railway was the most complex and expensive part of the Trans-Siberian Railway of the Russian Empire. Today, it has become a place for a unique guided tour. Photos by: Alexander Belenkiy.
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Today, you don’t necessarily need to have a drone to look at the city of Tula from above.
In the spring of 2016, the city received a new bronze attraction – a sculpture showing the historic city center as of 1913. Photos by: Sergey Rubtsov.
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The museum, opened to visitors in 1960, has a rich exposition of helicopters and aircraft of civil and military purposes, as well as weapons, tools, uniforms, artwork. The exhibits are located in the open air, in two hangars and six exhibition halls. Photos by: Andrey Khachatryan.
If you love skiing, you should definitely visit the annual festival GrelkaFest held in April in Sheregesh – the most popular ski resort in Russia, located in the south of the Kemerovo region.
This time of year the weather is already warm enough. One of the main features of the festival is a massive ski descent of the participants wearing bikinis. From 2015, the participants also take part in a special ski descent wearing bright carnival costumes.
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Eleven host cities of FIFA World Cup 2018, that will be held in Russia, got their unique symbols to demonstrate to the world their cultural values, architectural features, and natural beauty.
The idea is good but the result as you can see is controversial. This giant red snake looks a little intimidating. Source.
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In the vast expanses of Russia, you can find almost everything – amazingly beautiful natural sites and diverse works of human hands.
Probably the strangest of these creations are bizarre and often creepy self-made toys standing in the open air almost anywhere where people live.
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Traditionally, summing up the year, let’s take a look at some blog posts about Russia that were the most popular in 2015.
1. Propaganda posters of Soviet space program (1958-1963) – Part 1. It is also the most popular post in our blog of all time.
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Every year, in September, the Grand Cascade of fountains in Peterhof is used as a venue for the Festival of Fountains. In recent years, you can see the show within 2-3 days from Friday to Sunday.
Everyone can attend this show after buying a ticket at the ticket office of the museum-reserve. Also, this service is provided by numerous travel agencies in St. Petersburg.
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