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To see the beauty of the world, it is not necessary to obtain visas to other countries. In our country, there is everything from the wild, which can not get people to unique and beautiful cities, is more like a European capital. We offer ten places in Russia where you can go for impressions.
Almost, but at 6,500 kilometers east. It's Altai Mountains, one of the most inaccessible places in Russia. They are sparsely populated, and there is the only city in the Altai Republic (also known as the administrative center) - Gorno-Altaisk with a population of 60 000 people, the rest of the population lives in villages. Distance to the nearest railway station Biysk - 100 km. Locals say that the mythical Shambhala is somewhere here in the "Russian Tibet".
This monastery is located in Buryatia, a hundred kilometers from Lake Baikal, not far from Ulan-Ude. Ivilginski temple built in 1945, is the center of Russian Buddhism, and here is the residence of the Russian Hambo Lama. As part of the datsan - the seven churches and the university, where the monks are trained to serve in other temples of Buryatia.
Melbourne can not be confused with Vladivostok, but the Japan Sea coast can easily be mistaken for the Australian coast. Moneron island in the Tatar Strait Island reminds of the TV series "Lost". In Primorye, which is called the gateway to Asia, there are many rare species, such as Siberian tigers.
Vladivostok. There is a bay called the Golden Horn. Cable-stayed bridge across it was built in 2012 for the APEC summit. Something similar back in 1959 wanted to build Nikita Khrushchev to Vladivostok was better than San Francisco, but then the bridge was never built.
Stone statues - a common thing for the islands of the Indian and Pacific Oceans, but not to the plateau deep in the taiga. Huge stone pillars on the plateau Manpupuner in the Komi Republic - a geological monument, included in the list of the Seven Wonders of Russia. Millions of years ago, there were high mountains, but the wind and rain gradually destroys them. Pillars are far from inhabited places, only trained tourists can get here on foot, and the rest - by helicopter. Among Mansi people with this place associated with many legends, past the stone idol worship.
Halong Bay, Vietnam?
No, it's Avacha Bay Kamchatka. The second largest bay in the world, stretching 24 kilometers. Able to accommodate the entire world fleet. From it overlooks the Vilyuchinsky, Avacha and Koryak volcanoes. At the entrance to the bay are rocks Three Brothers - a natural monument and symbol of the city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and Avacha Bay. Bay - a major gateway for people and goods arriving in the Peninsula and in the rocks around there are caves, to which can be reached only by boat.
Sometimes St. Petersburg called Venice of the North. This is one of Russia's largest port, tourists and residents love Peter for movable bridges, beautiful promenade and romantic white nights architecture and a large number of picturesque lanes and courtyards.
Stone Forest in China?
No, this is another UNESCO World Heritage Site - Lena Pillars. The rocks from which they were formed, began to be formed 540-560 million years ago. Wooded red sandstone pillars are reflected in the calm waters of the Lena River. According to which, by the way, and you can reach them - by boat from Yakutsk. There is formed by the natural park, besides there is a viewing platform at a height of one hundred meters above the ground, so you can see the beauty of Siberian nature.
The German Village?
Nearly. Zelenogradsk is a city on the Baltic Sea in the Kaliningrad region of Russia. As you know, earlier Kaliningrad was Konigsberg, who in 1255 founded the Knights of the Teutonic Order. After the Second World War, the region became part of the Soviet Union, so much is left of European culture.
Kronotsky Volcano is located in the eponymous national park in Kamchatka and strongly resembles Mount Fuji. Kronotsky National Park - one of the oldest natural reserves in Russia. There is a lot of geysers and hot springs, geysers Valley is one of the Seven Wonders of Russia. One of the largest geyser field in the world and only in Eurasia.