Best places in Russia

Discover the best places in Russia, curated using our unique algorithm blending 'Top Rated' and 'Most Reviewed' establishments. Uncover the city's gems and must-visit locales for an unforgettable experience. Please note that certain places categories are intentionally excluded to ensure a refined selection. Ratings are based from 90.5K places in the country.

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Palace Square
Plaza
St. Petersburg's central square contains Alexander Column marking victory over Napoleon's armies.
4.90 (88K reviews)
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Kazan Kremlin
Museum
Hilltop complex of fortified palaces & monuments erected over 1,000 years, now serving as museums.
4.90 (60.3K reviews)
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Winter Palace
Museum
Colonnaded, waterfront, former residence of Russian emperors, with extravagant state rooms.
4.90 (53.9K reviews)
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Парк «Краснодар»
Park
Modern park with wide, paved paths, a playground & a skate park, plus an area of fountains & ponds.
4.90 (38.1K reviews)
"To Heroes of the Battle of Stalingrad" at Mamayev Kurgan image
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"To Heroes of the Battle of Stalingrad" at Mamayev Kurgan
Memorial park
Site of fierce fighting during WWII, this hill is now home to a massive sculpture & war memorials.
4.90 (35.8K reviews)
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Нижний парк
Park
18th-century park with French-style landscaping, elegant buildings & fountains with gold statues.
4.90 (28.9K reviews)
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Фонтан "Дружба народов"
Fountain
Oval fountain erected in 1954 with 16 gilded figures representing the former Soviet Union republics.
4.90 (24.2K reviews)
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Bronze Horseman
Monument
City landmark commissioned by Catherine the Great, named for a Pushkin poem & completed in 1782.
4.90 (21.9K reviews)
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Kul Sharif Mosque
Mosque
👍👍 People in Kazan (and republic of Tatarstan) is almost evenly split between Orthodox Christian and Muslim. So in the city of Kazan there are, in the Kremlin, both the Annunciation Cathedral and very modern mosque built where the Qolşärif mosque, destroyed in 1562 by Ivan the Terrible, stood. Build...
4.90 (21K reviews)
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Park «Loga»
Park
Musical fountains, carp ponds & sculptures in themed gardens, plus deer & peacocks in a small zoo.
4.90 (20.8K reviews)
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Anichkov Bridge
Bridge
Elegant bridge, dating from 1841 & reconstructed in 1908, with emblematic horse tamer sculptures.
4.90 (19.5K reviews)
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Main entrance arch VDNH
Historical landmark
Imposing arch with bas relief carvings & a huge gilded statue celebrating collective farm workers.
4.90 (18.3K reviews)
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Monument to the Sunken Ships in Sevastopol
Historical landmark
Offshore column topped by an eagle & commemorating ships sunk in the Siege of Sevastopol in 1854–55.
4.90 (16.5K reviews)
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Natsional'nyy Park Kislovodskiy
National park
Enormous, picturesque national park with trails & cycling paths through forests, gardens & rivers.
4.90 (13.8K reviews)
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The Motherland Calls
Monument
One of the world's largest statues (and the largest of a woman) commemorates the Russian war dead.
4.90 (13.2K reviews)
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Moscow Cathedral Mosque
Mosque
Modern mosque built in traditional style with a golden dome, Islamic motifs & an immense chandelier.
4.90 (11K reviews)
Volgograd Panorama Museum image
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Volgograd Panorama Museum
War museum
Long-standing museum complex with informational exhibits about military history & culture.
4.90 (10.6K reviews)
Мечеть "Сердце Чечни" image
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Мечеть "Сердце Чечни"
Mosque
Historic, ornate mosque with Ottoman-style architecture that can hold 10,000 during prayer services.
4.90 (7.3K reviews)
NOVAT – Novosibirsk State Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet image
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NOVAT – Novosibirsk State Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet
Opera house
Iconic theater building founded in 1945 & known for its unique architecture & large dome.
4.90 (7K reviews)
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Muzey Voyennoy Tekhniki
Museum
Indoor/outdoor musuem with historical military vehicles from tanks to planes, plus vintage cars.
4.90 (7K reviews)
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