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  • GUM is a famous department store located in the very heart of Moscow, Russia. Always open, this mall have gone through many historical periods and have seen Imperial Russia, Soviet Union and modern Russia. For more than 100 years it has been serving people from all over the world. Discover 10 interesting facts about GUM.

  • Red Square is definitely the most popular tourist destination in Moscow. More than 20 million people visit it every year. Red Square is a big landmark with lots interesting places on and around it. To make the most out of your next visit, here is a list of 15 things to see at Moscow’s Red Square and nearby.

  • Let’s get it straight, Saint Petersburg is stunning. The architecture of the houses and unique churches, the statues around the city, the spectacular bridges and gigantic squares – the extent to which Saint Petersburg is decorated is indescribable. But the most jaw-dropping sights are, no doubts, its palaces. There are so many of them, all so different but equally interesting. Here are some of the coolest.

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    Winter Palace

    by Kseniia

    Over 400 rooms of interiors so dazzling and magnificent and art so precious your eyes literally hurt and you forget how to breath – that is Winter Palace, one of six buildings of the gargantuan Hermitage museum in Saint Petersburg (Russia).

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    Top 15 places to visit in Moscow

    by Alex

    I must admit, looking at the enormous captions Alex is posting on Instagram lately, I start feeling a bit guilty. Seriously, not all my blog posts are that long!.. Wait a minute! But doesn’t it mean his captions can make a great post? Well, we’re about to find out, as I’m posting his latest Instagram update here. Right now. As a real blog post. Call me lazy, or call me creative (cause I still did an effort to pick photos!), but it’s happening. Because these 15 places to see in Moscow are so epic, you definitely should know them!

  • ‘With endless baroque and rococo palaces in turquoise, yellow and pink colours, iconic golden domes of the cathedrals, hundreds of bridges guarded by bronze statues, Russia’s ‘cultural capital’ is the most precious stone in the crown of the world’s largest country. That is the place where all the tsars and aristocrats wanted to live in the past and the place not to be missed today.’ That’s how my article on Saint Petersburg, published in Verve magazine, begins. And no matter how hard I try, I can’t describe this gorgeous city any better:)

  • Many years of the ‘Iron Curtain’ regime certainly did no good to Russia as a touristic country. Even those once curious to see the biggest country in the world, the land of untouched nature, severe winters, gargantuan palaces and the most beautiful girls (no biased opinions, just facts) had ditched the dream in favour of more accessible and friendly destinations. But things has changed!

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