Russia

Tourist Guide

Russian Celebrations

Victory Day

Celebrated May 9th every year. Created in 1945, it marks Germany’s surrender to the Soviet Union in 1945, it became the end of the Great Patriotic War for the USSA. Most people, on Victory day, will attend a local parade and watch fireworks the night of. Many veterans will receive flowers (red carnations) from strangers on the street, honoring their services. Families will gather around the table on the night of Victory Day, and honor the surviving witnesses of World War ll, and remember the soldiers that passed. People will visit passed soldiers War Graves, and wrap wreaths, and other decorations around the gravestones.


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Russian Food

Goulash

A meat soup or stew, with noodles & vegetables. Seasoned with paprika and other spices.



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Coulibiac

Fish (most likely salmon, and sturgeon) loaf with rice, hard-boiled eggs, mushrooms, and dill pickle.



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Knish

A baked or fried potato dumpling made of flaky dough.



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Tourist Destinations

Valley Geysers

People may enjoy visiting the Valley Geysers, because of the beautiful scenery, and the wilderness. It is the 2nd largest geyser field in the world.


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Saint Basil's Cathedral

The Cathedral is very interesting, with the way it is built, and the look of it is super unique, and it sits in the heart of Moscow. It was built to resemble the flame to a bonfire.


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Hermitage Museum

The museum is very old, and has a unique victorian style to it. It holds many different Russian arts, and culture projects, and there are over 3 million objects in the museum, and together it holds 6 different historic building, combined together to make one museum.


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Famous Russians

Margarita Levieva

Margarita Levieva is a famous Russian actress, and has been in more than 15 hit Russian movies.


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Anna Akhmatova

Anna Akhmatova was a famous Russian poet, but her work was banned until 1940.


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Malevich Kazimir

Malevich Kazimir was a famous Russian painter, his work was first seen and exhibited in 1915.


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Amusement Parks

Gorky Park

Younger children would play around the lunapark, and the older children would enjoy the roller coasters, a house of horrors, etc. In the winter, there is an ice skating rink outside is very popular.


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VVT’s

There are 2 funfairs, with roller coasters, motorbikes, and one of the largest Big Wheel’s in Europe.


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Poklonnaya

A gathering place for Moscow youth, it has carousels, a ghost train, a 3D Cinema, and Europe’s largest aquarium.



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Interesting Facts on Russia

Did You Know?

There are 221 museums, 2,000 libraries, over 80 theaters, 100 concert organizations, 45 galleries, and 62 cinemas in Russia itself?



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Did You Know?

Russians never shake hands over a door way, they think it leads to arguments?


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Did You Know?

The current russian language does not include the words “a”, or “the”, they think it leads to confusion between different languages?



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