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Why not visit the Tolstoy Estate Museum?

Why not visit the Tolstoy Estate Museum?

Leo Tolstoy was one of Russia’s great writers, the creator of epic works such as War and Peace and Anna Karenina. Snubbed by the Nobel committee despite multiple nominations for the Literature Prize, history has judged him more favourably. Count…

How much do you know about Fabergé’s exquisite eggs?

How much do you know about Fabergé’s exquisite eggs?

Most visitors to Russia will have heard of Fabergé, creator of the most ornate and precious Easter eggs on the planet. But how much do you know about these eggs? Here’s what you need to know. The son of a…

The best Russian open air museums

The best Russian open air museums

Summer’s a great time to get out in the fresh air and explore, so why not pay a visit to one of Russia’s fascinating open air museums?  Here’s our pick of the best. Kizhi One of the first such museums…

Moscow region at the peak of its popularity among Russian tourists

More than 2.9 million of people visited museum of Moscow region last year. There are plenty of different sightseeing objects in Moscow region such as churches, monuments of military glory, architectural monuments and museums. According to the officials, Moscow-area museums…

A Chocolate Museum was opened in Moscow

A new museum “The world of Chocolate” was opened on Triumfalnaya square in Moscow. The visitors will know about the history of chocolate as well as will be able to try 4 types of chocolate and cocoa that was created…