In the 2018 year, Russia faced one of the most important challenges for the development of the local sport and the tourist infrastructures of the country, being the host country of the maximum FIFA World Cup event that will be remembered for decades.
The organization of this event, according to experts from many countries, was unbeatable and many spoke of the World's best World Cup.
The monetary investment that was devoted to the soccer epic, left its urban legacy in the main cities that host the championship. These cities have become a tourist reference worldwide and the tourism demand in them did not stop growing after the event. Well, the beauty of these cities fell deep in the planetary society and few are those who would not want to visit one of these magnificent cities.
The host cities of the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 became the reference of the most desired TOP cities of Russia.
TOP cities of 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 most interesting sites such as: 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 of Russia. It has more than 4 million inhabitants and is known in Russia as the "Venice of the North" because of its many islands, bridges and the Neva river that extends throughout the city.
Do you dare to visit St. Petersburg? So, Do not miss visiting 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 the borders. The sites of tourist interest are many, but those of The Moscow metro, the Red Square, the Kremlin and the Basilica of St. Basil are obligatory stops. the latter decreed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
It is the eighth most populated city in Russia and has approximately more than 12 million people, it is considered the city with the greatest sporting influence. ANDs one of the most important political, educational and research centers in the country. The Historical and Architectural Complex of the Kazan Kremlin It is a mandatory stop when you come to the city, cataloged by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site since 2000.
A 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. Its current name is difficult to pronounce for Spanish speakers; but to the Spanish it translates something similar like "New City of Down". It has a large number of historical monuments that have made UNESCO have included it as one of the 100 cities with the most historical and cultural value in the world.
The stadium is located in a spectacular natural landscape, next to the Volga river. In its surroundings you can find hotels, a rowing channel and a yacht club. It will have a capacity of more than 55 thousand viewers with the remodeling currently facing. It will host games of the first phase, eighth finals and quarter finals.
It is a city with a lot of historical wealth, considered one of the cities with the most war experience, this fact being recorded since the Russian Revolution and the Second World War. In Volgograd you can visit museums and art galleries and, above all, the statue of the Motherland. You can also take advantage of the condition of rail link of this city and travel to different destinations.
It is a city that dates back more than 500 years of history and the sixth most populated in all of Russia. Samara is linked as the capital of the aerospace and military industry after the post war. It is also recognized by Vodka, chocolates and beer that you can taste before you see any 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 Stalin's Bunker, or Lenin's house museum.
It is located in the central part of Eurasia, and is internationally recognized as the city of the Academy of Sciences of Russia, with several scientific and educational institutions. In it there is a railway stop of great importance, the Trans-Siberian Railway. In Yekaterinburg you can visit the architectural monuments of Russian classicism of the eighteenth and nineteenth 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.
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It 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 of Russia, so its climate is different compared to other cities. Sochi is a city of sporting renown, it hosted the opening and closing of the Sochi 2014 Winter Games and the venue for the 2017 Confederations Cup. It has hosted the 2018 Russian Soccer World Cup and has an impressive F-1 circuit. Sochi is a city to fall in love with, It is characterized by natural beauties such as: the passage of the Agura river and the rocks of the eagle, the waterfalls of Agura, the Botanical Garden of Dendrary, and many other landscapes.