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Rostov Kremlin (1670-1683), currently the State Museum-Reserve, is one of the most amazing cultural and architectural objects of Russian heritage. Photo by Alexey Skalin

Rostov Kremlin, Russia

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The Weathering Pillars is a geological monument, located in the Troitsko-Pechorsky region of Komi Republic in the territory of the Pechora-Ilych Nature Reserve on Mount Man-Pupu-Ner (on Mansi people language it means “Little Mountain of Idols”). The pillars height varies from 30 to 42 meters.

About 200 million years ago, there were high mountains in this area. Gradually, frost and sun, snow and wind destroyed them leaving these amazing objects. The Weathering Pillars location on Google Maps. Photos by aventure

The Weathering Pillars, Komi Republic, Russia, photo 1

it is a real miracle of nature

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Ergaki is a natural park and tourist center of Ergak-Targak-Taiga ridge located in the Western Sayan to the south-east of Abakan city, the capital of Khakassia Republic.

This area is a miracle of nature and a real pearl of Siberia, along with Baikal Lake and Altai. This place is a “dreamland” lost in Sayan mountain range. Nowadays, Ergaki is one of the symbols of Russian nature. Photos by Andrey Grachev

Natural Park Ergaki, Siberia, Russia, photo 1

amazing nature views

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Church of the Savior on Blood

Church of the Savior on Blood in St. Petersburg was built in 1883-1907 to commemorate the fact that at this place, in 1881, as a result of the assassination, the Emperor Alexander II was mortally wounded. Height of the church is 81 meters.

It was built as a memorial to Alexander II of the money raised throughout Russia. This beautiful church, museum and architectural monument, is located in the historic center of St. Petersburg on the bank of the Griboyedov Canal near Mikhailovsky Garden. Photos by deletant

Church of the Savior on Blood, Saint Petersburg, Russia, photo 1

let’s go on a tour of the church

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St. Petersburg from bird’s-eye view

Beautiful video of cultural capital of Russia, Saint Petersburg, shot from a height.

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Saint Petersburg – the land of cloud castles

Beautiful photo of Saint Petersburg – one of the most picturesque cities of Russia – taken by Alexander Atoyan

Saint Petersburg - the land of cloud castles

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Architecture of Barnaul city

Barnaul is the administrative center of Altai krai. This city, founded in 1730s, is located in the south of Western Siberia at the confluence of the Barnaulka and the Ob rivers.

Barnaul has a number of cultural and historical treasures, architectural monuments of the 18th-20th centuries. Originally, the town was built on the model of St. Petersburg, which determined the present appearance of the central part of the city. Photos by Stepanov Slava

Architecture of Barnaul city, Russia, photo 1

old and modern architecture

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St. Nicholas Naval Cathedral in autumn

Wonderful autumn view of St. Nicholas Naval Cathedral – large Orthodox church standing on St. Nicholas Square in St. Petersburg. Photo by Ivan Turukhano

St. Nicholas Naval Cathedral in Saint Petersburg, Russia

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There are a lot of jokes about holding Winter Olympic Games 2014 in subtropical city but sports disciplines that require snowy slopes are carried out in the mountains where there is snow in abundance. Photos: © RIA NOVOSTI/Anton Denisov published in drugoi

Hotel complex “Grand Hotel Polyana”

Sochi 2014 Mountain Cluster at night, photo 1

the main places of the Mountain Cluster

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Really beautiful and unique photo of one of the main symbols of Russia – St. Basil Cathedral standing on the Red Square in Moscow. Photo by mysea

St Basil Cathedral, Moscow, Russia

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