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Aug/21

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Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery near Moscow

The Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery is a very picturesque Orthodox monastery of the Moscow diocese, founded in 1398 and located 2 km west of the city of Zvenigorod in Moscow Oblast, about 60 km west of Moscow.

In the 15th-17th centuries, the Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery played the role of an outpost of the Moscow Principality in the west. The monastery was a favorite place of prayer for many Russian tsars. The Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery on Google Maps. Photos by: Alexandr Lipilin.

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beautiful monastery

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Russia is a treasure chest that you can sort of endlessly. It is full of unforgettable places from Kaliningrad to Kamchatka. No matter what things you consider beautiful and interesting, you will definitely have what to do and what to see there.

In this review, we will focus on the most beautiful corners of the country that are worth visiting – they are as good as various types of casino bonuses that you can avail of. Planning your trip to Russia? Here is a list of the best places to start your amazing journey.

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Jul/21

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How to Use Bitcoin While Traveling in Russia

Looking to put your Bitcoin to good use while on vacation in Russia? Fortunately for crypto-holders, the government introduced the law “On digital financial assets” on January 1st, 2021, which allows cryptocurrencies to be traded and mined throughout the country.

Since going live in 2021, Bitcoin markets have slowly expanded. One of the most developed markets available for Bitcoin holders is gaming. Russia has the largest video game market in Europe, with Statista estimating it will be worth $2.8 billion by 2024.

Xbox and PlayStation gamers can use Bitcoin to purchase games, though a growing emphasis on microtransactions is changing this. At the moment, games from GTA to NBA 2K20 have adapted video slots and other online casino games such as jackpots in order to round out the gameplay experience.

Those gaming with Bitcoin in Russia will have an unparalleled experience, as even mobile markets have opened to major cryptocurrencies. However, most travelers are keen to get out and about, and gaming is best scheduled for a day of restful downtime. Let’s take a look at where and how Bitcoin users can put their digital currency to work.

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As one of the world’s largest countries, Russia holds numerous tourist destinations to look forward to. The size of the country means there is something for everyone. There are many tourist attractions from historic cities, deep-rooted culture, world-class museums, art and literature to explore.

However, hidden gems within the country that most tourists are yet to explore are available. Forget about the most famous cities in Russia, such as St. Petersburg and Moscow.

There are majestic sites known by few tourists that will make your next holiday a memorable one. From historical sites and large natural spaces, please look at our list of hidden gems to visit in Russia.

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“Ruskeala Express” is a tourist retro train running along the route Sortavala – Mountain Park “Ruskeala” – Sortavala in the Republic of Karelia. Today, it is the only daily steam train in Russia.

The average train speed is 40-60 km/h, the travel time is 1 hour. The interior of the train and the uniform of the train employees are made in the style of the late 19th – early 20th centuries. Photos by: Slava Stepanov.

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interesting tourist train

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“Kudykina Gora” is a park located on the bank of the Don River near the village of Kamenka, Lipetsk Oblast, about 74 km west of Lipetsk.

This large park of 500 hectares, opened in 2007, is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Lipetsk Oblast offering entertainment for children and adults. “Kudykina Gora” on Google Maps. Photos by: Alexandr Lipilin.

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very interesting park

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Jun/21

10

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.

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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.

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picturesque medieval castle

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May/21

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Off-The-Beaten-Path Museums in Russia

As you know, Russia is a vast country boasting many wonderful museums. Pretty much everyone has heard about the most popular ones, such as the Hermitage Museum, Winter Palace, Armoury Chamber, and Faberge Museum.

But what do you know about sights a bit further from the public eye? The country houses numerous museums and galleries that are less widely known but just as deserving your attention. Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting options to spice up your travel plans.

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