In the year 2018, Russia faced one of the most important challenges for the development of local sports and tourism infrastructure in the country, being the host country for the maximum event FIFA World Cup That will be remembered for decades. The organization of this event, according to experts from many countries, was unbeatable and many spoke of the Best World Cup ever. The monetary investment that was dedicated to the football epic, left its urban legacy in the main host cities of the championship. These cities have become a tourist reference worldwide and the tourist demand in them has not stopped growing after the event. The beauty of these Russian cities fell deep into the planetary society and few are those who would not want visit the magnificent cities of Russia.
The host cities of the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 became the reference of the TOP of the best cities in Russia
Port city belonging to Russia, is located more than 1000 kilometers from the capital Moscow. Its location is very curious because in the north it has Lithuania and south to Poland, really a city isolated from the rest of the Russian territory, however it belongs to this great country.
If you come here, do not forget to visit the Kaliningrad most interesting sites: The Cathedral of Königsberg, Church of Christ the Savior, Kaliningrad Zoo, Amber Museum, Museum of Rail Transport and the Brandenburg Gate.
Its name honors the Apostle Peter, it is a city full of history and very modern, considered the second most important city in Russia.
St. Petersburg has more than 4 millions of inhabitants and is known in Russia as the “Venice of the North”For its many islands, bridges and the Neva River that runs throughout the city.
Do you dare to visit St. Petersburg?
So, be sure to visit the Church of the Spilled Blood and the Nevsky Prospekt, considered the latter as a center of social and cultural life of great extent, exceeds more than 5 miles away in which they house coffee, restaurants and shops.
It is the capital of Russia and therefore the most important city in the country and the best known beyond borders.
The Tourist sites in Moscow there are many, but those of Mandatory stop are the Moscow metro, Red Square, the Kremlin and The Basilica of San Basilio, the latter decreed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
It is the eighth most populous city in Russia and has approximately 12 millions of people, it is considered the city with the greatest sports influence.
Kazan es one of the main political, educational and research centers of Russia.
The Historic and Architectural Complex of the Kazan Kremlin is a mandatory stop when you come to the city, listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site since the year 2000.
Nizhny Novgorod is a beautiful city located in western Russia, which has undergone name changes in history. Previously, it was called "Gorki" in honor of the writer Máximo Gorki, which was changed once the former Soviet Union was dissolved. His current name is complicated to pronounce for Spanish speakers; but to Spanish it translates something similar as “New Town of Below”.
It has a large number of historical monuments that have made UNESCO include it as one of the 100 cities with more historical and cultural value in the world.
Volgograd is a city with a lot of historical wealth, considered one of the cities with more war experience, this fact being recorded since the Russian Revolution and World War II.
In Volgograd you can visit museums and art galleries and above all, the statue of the Motherland.
You can also take advantage of the rail link status of this city and travel to different destinations in Russia.
Samara is a city that goes back more than 500 years of history and the sixth most populous in all of Russia.
Samara is linked as the capital of the aerospace and military industry after the post-war period.
It is also recognized by Vodka, chocolates and beer that you can taste before seeing one of the theater shows that are offered daily in the city.
If it causes you to go to some of the places of interest you We recommend visiting the Stalin Bunker, or the Lenin House Museum.
Yekaterinburg is located in the central part of Eurasia, and is internationally recognized as the city of the Russian Academy of Sciences, with several scientific and educational institutions.
There is a railway stop of great importance, that of the Trans-Siberian Railroad.
In Yekaterinburg you can visit the architectural monuments of the Russian classicism of the 18th and 19th century, the Geological Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts, attend the opera and theaters of the Musical Comedy, among other things.
Saransk is recognized as one of the cleanest cities in Russia, due to the great environmental respect that is breathed in its culture. It has historical sites of architectural tradition in which you can enjoy walking through its streets.
ROSTOV DEL DON
Rostov-on-Don is located in southern Russia (in the southeast of European Russia), has a population that barely exceeds one million inhabitants. It is considered as a city of commercial, industrial and transport importance. The sites that you should not miss are those of cultural interest such as: "Sakhalin Art Museum, Chekhov Book Museum, Museum of History and Local Lore", among others.
It is the southernmost city in Russia, so its climate is different compared to other cities.
Sochi is a city of sports popularity, hosted the opening and closing of the Winter Games Sochi 2014 and headquarters of the Confederations Cup 2017. It has hosted the 2018 World Cup in Russia and has an impressive F-1 circuit.
Sochi is a city to fall in love with, It is characterized by having natural beauties such as: the passage of the Agura River and the eagle rocks, the waterfalls of Agura, the Botanical Garden of Dendrary, and many other landscapes.
Russian Lover, now you know the most important cities of Russia. It's time to choose your favorite Russian city and organize your trip to Russia.