There is bound to be lots to see and do. So picking just 31 landmarks is a struggle. For example, almost every major church building is stunning and historically significant.
All that said, here are just a few of the major places you could visit to grab a snapshot of what this country offers the curious visitor.
The Bolshoi is one of the most recognized names to come from Russia, renowned for its ballet.
To say that this palace, named after Catherine the First, is beautiful is an understatement.
These interesting towers are impressive for a few reasons, not the least of which is the fact that they are all unique. And there are hundreds of them.
Tall and white, rising above the surrounding land, it’s hard not to be in awe of this piece of Russian history, and by extension, the legacy of the Romanov Empire.
Decommissioned battleships are fascinating to visit, especially if they saw action. This one participated in the Russo-Japanese War.