Tag Archives: World Heritage Site

Kamchatka: the Land of Fire, Ice and Mountains

27 Sep

The Kamchatka Peninsular is one of the most remote parts of Russia known for its geysers and volcanoes virtually untouched by human hands. There are more than 160 volcanoes here, 29 of them still active.

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The azure water of crater lakes is rimmed with ice even in June.

Crater lake

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Altay: at the Heart of Asia

13 Sep

The Altay Mountains are a stunningly beautiful mountain range at the very heart of Asia.

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The highest summit of the range is the double-headed Mount Belukha reaching 4506 m

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Magnificent Peterhof

10 Sep

The Peterhof Palace is a great complex of palaces, gardens and fountains founded by Peter the Great near St. Petersburg.Петергоф

Peterhof is often referred to as the Russian Versailles and recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Kizhi: A Wooden Wonder

2 Sep

The North of Russia is really severe and stunningly beautiful region. Today we will look at Kizhi, an island in the Lake Onega, 70 km from Petrozavodsk and 500 km from St. Petersburg

Кижи. Панорама

A wooden architectural complex of several wonderful churches and other buildings has been included in the UNESCO list of world heritage sites.

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