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St Basil Cathedral

From the series “The Most Astonishing Orthodox Churches”
A wonderful St. Basil Cathedral has placed at the Red Square in Moscow. It is one of the main religious and architectural landmarks of Russia. This splendid cathedral has been built for 6 years and the first believers visit it in the 1561 year. This cathedral commemorates the capture of Kazan by Ivan the Terrible troops. A great number of marches on Kazan were unsuccessful but in 1552 the tsar decided to take over the leadership of the troops and promised in case of a victory to build a marvellous church.

When Kazan was conquered Ivan the Terrible turned back to Moscow and ordered to start the building of a new stone church at the place of the old Trinity church. There was used the red brick, which until the middle of the 16th century, was a new building material. The Cathedral of Vasily … Read all

Church of the Savior on the Blood

From the series “The Most Astonishing Orthodox Churches”
Church of the Savior on the Blood is one of the greatest churches in Saint-Petersburg, Russia. It has been built for 24 years and was finished right before the revolution in 1907. It was built in honour of Emperor Alexander II. Right at this place, he was fatally wounded in March 1881. Alexander III, son of the killed emperor, decided to build the church in honour of the Tsar-Martyr. The church was built for money from the whole of Russia. The first works have begun only two years after the emperor’s death.

Nowadays the church is situated in the picturesque area of the historical part of Saint-Petersburg. It is the greatest monument of Russian culture. Its high is 81 meters, as the year of emperor’s death. The church is quite large, at once there can be about 1 600 people. The main … Read all
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Cuisine and restaurants of Russia

Saint Petersburg
Saint Petersburg impresses its visitors with a vast choice of gastronomy establishments being of great attraction for tourists. Many restaurants and city cafes features centuries-long history. These eating houses have been gaining visitors’ recognition and customers’ esteem for centuries in the truest sense of this word. One of such gastronomy landmarks of the city is considered to be the Pyshechnaya restaurant being the oldest establishment of the kind in the world. Each day the restaurant … Read more
Moscow
In Moscow, many foreign guests visit restaurants specializing in classical Russian cuisine but there are also place where you can make discoveries. The lovers of unusual sweets should visit the Kozlovna restaurant. Here, you can taste the most popular Russian dishes and unique desserts. They are cooked of unexpected products. For example, you can have desserts of dark beer here. The Conversation cafe will delight all lovers of ice cream. It offers a wide range of this popular refreshing … Read more
Kazan
Rest in Kazan is simply impossible to imagine without visiting popular restaurants, this city has embodied all the best traditions of the national Tatar cuisine. Tatars who lived on the territory of Russia, early began to engage in sedentary farming and livestock, and that is why meat, dairy and flour dishes became the basis of national cuisine. Initially, the most important dishes of national cuisine were broths and soups. Later, various vegetable dishes took a worthy place in national … Read more
Adler
With food in Adler there will be no problems; cafeterias, restaurants and cafes are met here at every step. In summer, most inns and hotels offer comprehensive lunches, dinners and breakfasts. It is worth noting that the prices for food products in Adler are much lower than in Moscow or at popular resorts in Russia. The choice of dishes in cooking establishments of the city is very extensive, in popular resorts there are suitable places for rest literally for every taste. Local restaurants … Read more
Anapa
Anapa is a typical resort town with a lot of cafes, restaurants and canteens, designed for tourists with a wide variety of preferences and financial opportunities. For those who prefer to save, there are a lot of low-cost establishments offering dishes of national cuisine at very reasonable prices. Also, there are quite attractive cafeterias, which many regular guests of the resort have known since Soviet times. As a rule, all such establishments provide self-service. A wide choice and quality … Read more
Gelendzhik
Gelendzhik is a typical Black Sea resort. Here there are many cafes and restaurants in different styles and different price categories for absolutely every taste. Among them, there are several institutions that deserve special attention. Popular restaurant "Halal" offers a varied menu of Uzbek cuisine. It is worth noting that establishments of this direction are considered a rarity for the Black Sea resorts. All dishes here are prepared from organic products and classic recipes. A popular … Read more
Vladimir
One of the best and most visited cookery institutions of Vladimir is the restaurant "Vania". In its menu there are a lot of popular dishes of European, Italian, Russian and Japanese cuisine, and one of its main features is a well put together choice of desserts. The restaurant is decorated in a modern style and offers an entertaining program in the evening. Restaurant "Flamingo", located on Oktyabrsky Prospekt, offers a wide choice of dishes of Russian and European cuisine. Visitors are offered … Read more
Kaliningrad
In Kaliningrad, there are gastronomic establishments of very different specializations. This is a large-scale modern city; it is very difficult to single out the best from hundreds of restaurants. In Kaliningrad, restaurants of Lithuanian cuisine are common; one of the most popular institutions of this direction is the restaurant "Brikas". It serves excellent Lithuanian food, as well as several varieties of excellent draft beer. Lovers of sweet especially will be pleased with a worthy choice of … Read more

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