Russian Landmarks - 30 Famous Landmarks of Russia Story

By Lauren Kendrick

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Introduction

Russian Landmarks - 30 Famous Landmarks of Russia Story

Russia has an incredibly detailed and explosive history. The country as we know it today...

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Landmark 1

Kremlin, Moscow

Situated in the centre of Moscow’s fortified complex is the iconic Kremlin. This famous Asian...

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Landmark 2

Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow

In Moscow, the Bolshoi Theatre is a stunning example of Neoclassical architecture featured on the...

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Landmark 3

Lenin's Mausoleum, Moscow

Perhaps one of the most bizarre landmarks in Russia is the Mausoleum that showcases the...

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Landmark 4

Gorky Central Park, Moscow

First opened in 1928, the park was renamed after famous novelist Maxim Gorky in 1932....

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Landmark 5

Red Square, Moscow

The Red Square is the iconic UNESCO World Heritage Site that serves as the emblem...

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Landmark 6

Tverskaya Street, Moscow

If you are a fan of a luxury lifestyle, then this is the perfect landmark...

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Landmark 7

Mayakovskaya Metro Station, Moscow

Whilst you should take your time on your trip to view as many of Russia’s...

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Landmark 8

Dream Island, Moscow

Despite not being known for its amusement parks, Russia’s new tourist attraction Dream Island is...

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Landmark 9

St Basil's Cathedral, Moscow

Saint Basil's Cathedral is a famous European landmark and a distinctive cathedral with colourful roofs...

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Landmark 10

State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg

This museum is the second-largest art museum in the world and houses several important cultural...

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Landmark 11

Peterhof Palace, St Petersburg

The Peterhof Palace is a magnificent palace and museum in Saint Petersburg. Peter the Great...

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Landmark 12

Catherine Palace, St Petersburg

This is an incredible and striking Rococo palace named after the wife of Peter the...

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Landmark 13

Peter and Paul Fortress, St Petersburg

This citadel was ordered to be built by Peter the Great in 1703, and it...

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Landmark 14

Savior on the Spilled Blood, St Petersburg

This church is similar in its style to that of St Basil's Cathedral, with colourful...

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Landmark 15

Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg

The Mariinsky Theatre is the most iconic opera and ballet theatre in St Petersburg. It...

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Landmark 16

Cruiser Aurora, St Petersburg

The Aurora is a unique museum experience set inside a previously used battleship in the...

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Landmark 17

Church on Blood, Yekaterinburg

The importance of this church is seen throughout the whole of Russia; it stands where...

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Landmark 18

Kivach Falls, Kondopoga

Kivach Falls is one of the most famous natural landmarks in Russia. This cascading waterfall...

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Landmark 19

Epiphany Cathedral, Irkutsk

Whilst Irkutsk is not many tourists first choice when visiting Russia, it boasts beautiful buildings,...

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Landmark 20

Golden Bridge, Vladivostok

Another modern monument in Russia that allows you to go off-the-beaten-track is the Golden Bridge...

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Landmark 21

Kaliningrad, Kaliningrad Oblast

Kaliningrad is a strange landmark that is so unique it is a must-visit during a...

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Landmark 22

Mount Akhun, Sochi

Mount Akhun is a beautiful stand-alone mountain and a famous landmark in Russia that you...

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Landmark 23

Stalin’s Dacha, Sochi

Stalin's Dacha in Sochi is just one of the official residences that the previous Soviet...

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Landmark 24

Kul Sharif Mosque, Kazan

Named after famous scholar Kul Sharif, this Mosque is the biggest in Russia. The building...

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Landmark 25

Suyumbike Tower, Kazan

Reminiscent of Italy's Leaning Tower of Piza is the Suyumbike Tower in Kazan. This famous...

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Landmark 26

Russky Island, Eugénie Archipelago

Russky Island is one of the largest islands off the coast of Russia and is...

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Landmark 27

Taganay National Park, Zlatoust

Taganay National Park is another stunning wildlife reserve in Russia that provides the perfect escape...

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Landmark 28

Golden Mountains of Altai, Siberia

The Golden Mountains of Altai is the collective name for the UNESCO heritage site that...

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Landmark 29

Lake Baikal, Siberia

Lake Baikal is a stunning freshwater lake in the Southern Siberian area. The view of...

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Landmark 30

Kizhi Island, Lake Onega

Kizhi Island is a UNESCO heritage site situated on Lake Onega, close to the Finnish...

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Conclusion

In Summary

Russia is an exciting country with a diverse range of famous world landmarks that will...

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