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Jun/21

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Top 6 Tourist Sights in Russia

There are lots of ways to feel breathtaking emotions, but today only online activities let us get thrilled and be safe at the same time. Playing PC games or trying to win a jackpot at https://nationalcasino.com/en_ca/casino/slots are the best in this case. But soon we will be able to go out and even travel abroad to feel unforgettable emotions, and Russia is a wonderful place if you don’t want to spend much and are eager to feel natural beauty. And here are natural sites you should visit first.

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Jun/21

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Irkutsk – the view from above

Irkutsk is the sixth largest city in Siberia with a population of about 617 thousand people, the administrative center of Irkutsk Oblast. The city is located in Eastern Siberia, on the banks of the Angara River, at its confluence with the Irkut River (hence the name of the city), about 66 km from Lake Baikal.

Irkutsk is an old Siberian city founded in 1661 and included in the list of historical settlements of Russia. Its historic center is included in the preliminary list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Photos by: Slava Stepanov.

Irkutsk, Russia - the view from above, photo 1

fly over Irkutsk

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Vyborg is a city with a population of about 74 thousand people located in the north-west of Leningrad Oblast, about 140 km from St. Petersburg. In total, more than 300 different monuments are concentrated here: architectural, historical, sculptural, archaeological, garden and park art.

The main attraction of this city and its symbol is the Vyborg Castle – one of the few fully preserved monuments of Western European medieval military architecture in Russia. Photos by: Alexandr Lipilin.

Vyborg Castle, Leningrad Oblast, Russia, photo 1

picturesque medieval castle

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