Russia

Russia Travel Guide

Articles about Russia

By Erika Owen
Lake Baikal, located in Russia's Southern Siberia, is a lot of things: the largest freshwater lake by volume, the deepest, and the clearest in the world. While the first two distinctions are easy to visualize, the third is is most believable once ...
By Tony Perrottet
%ad1 rr At times, Moscow has the air of a Cold War film set. Red Square can go into lockdown for reasons unknown, fenced off by stony-faced guards. Helicopters hover menacingly over the Kremlin's medieval walls and the florid onion domes of Sai...
By Tony Perrottet
%ad1 rr At times, Moscow has the air of a Cold War film set. Red Square can go into lockdown for reasons unknown, fenced off by stony-faced guards. Helicopters hover menacingly over the Kremlin's medieval walls and the florid onion domes of Sai...
By Tony Perrottet
%ad1 rr At times, Moscow has the air of a Cold War film set. Red Square can go into lockdown for reasons unknown, fenced off by stony-faced guards. Helicopters hover menacingly over the Kremlin's medieval walls and the florid onion domes of Sai...
By Tony Perrottet
%ad1 rr At times, Moscow has the air of a Cold War film set. Red Square can go into lockdown for reasons unknown, fenced off by stony-faced guards. Helicopters hover menacingly over the Kremlin's medieval walls and the florid onion domes of Sai...
By Tony Perrottet
%ad1 rr At times, Moscow has the air of a Cold War film set. Red Square can go into lockdown for reasons unknown, fenced off by stony-faced guards. Helicopters hover menacingly over the Kremlin's medieval walls and the florid onion domes of Sai...

Hotels in Russia

Elegant interiors (parquet floors; white marble bathrooms), opposite St. Isaac’s Cathedral and within walking distance of the Russian Museum. 

Room to Book: Request a room looking out on St. Isaac's Cathedral.

Doubles From $1,050.

Restaurants in Russia

Walls are bedecked with farming tools, and wooden matryoshka dolls adorn every table at this faux-folky shrine to the motherland. The food, however, is sincere and the hearty borscht comes with fluffy pampushkas (garlic rolls).

Things to do in Russia

The gallery aims to introduce Russians to photography as fine art. Its first show was a provocative narrative series by Ellen von Unwerth.