The exploration options are endless in this geographically large, historically rich, and culturally diverse country.
145.8+ million (2022)
17 million km²
Russian Ruble (RUR)
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Russia is the largest country in the world. occupies one-tenth of all the land on Earth. This beautiful country is a part of both Asia and Europe and it spans 11 time zones. Since the country is so big you can observe a variety of landscapes, from tall snowcapped mountains to deserts and forests with over 100,000 rivers flowing all across the country. In Russia, there are over 120 ethnic groups that speak over 100 different languages.
Tourists are usually mesmerized by the Russian architecture that represents their rich history. Nearly 24 million tourists visit Russia each year. For those who are interested in adventure, there are countless mountains for hiking, skiing, etc. On the other hand, if you are looking to experience Russian culture, you can take a stroll around the cities and towns.
Public transport in Russia is not an issue as it is widely available with buses, metros, and trams. Most of the country experiences short summers and long cold winters. Regardless, of how cold it can get during winter in Russia it is an enchanting experience for travelers. Most of Russia’s best attractions can be witnessed during winter.
June – September
May – October
November – April
Climate: Dry, snow, cold winters and hot summers.