Russian North

The Russian North can impress tourists with its beautiful nature and numerous architectural monuments, including the wide-known wooden ensemble “Kizhi”.

Ancient cloisters, old Russian cities, mesmerizing nature and amazing animals, which manage to breed and raise their cubs during a short cold summer – all these things will certainly impress and astonish you.

Ferapontov Monastery
The Ferapontov Monastery is a cultural and spiritual center in Russian North, which is known for its unique frescoes. These sacred images date back to the 1500s...
Ruskeala
Ruskeala is a stunningly beautiful place in Russian North...
Izborsk Fortress
For a long period Izborsk had been the junction of trade routes and desirable acquisition for the Western neighbors who were constantly trying to seize it ......
Pskov, Russia
For a good while Pskov had been a major defensive outpost on Russia’s western border. It withstood more than one hundred battles and successfully protected th...
Ivangorod Fortress
Ivangorod Fortress is a truly impressive construction...
The White Sea (Russia)
The White Sea is a stunning natural phenomenon...
The Barents Sea
The location of the Barents Sea – Many names of the Barents Sea – The destructive meteorite – The Northern tropics – Amazing diving. The peculiarity of ...
The Kola Peninsula (Russia): Interesting Facts
The Kola Peninsula is located in the northernmost region of European Russia. Magnificent panoramas of this northern land will impress any tourist. The Kola Peni...
Kola Superdeep Borehole
Kola superdeep borehole reveals the secrets of the structure of the earth. Drilling of Kola borehole, or rather the discoveries that have been made in the proce...
Belozersk on Beloye Lake – the Oldest City in Russia (Vologda Region)
Breath of real ancient Russia. Vologda region, where Beloye Lake and the town of Belozersk are located is one of the oldest Russian regions. Russia is a multina...
3 Unusual Facts about Solovetsky Islands
This is a special place...
Karelian Onega Petroglyphs in Russia – Unique Rock Paintings of Ancient People
A vast array of ancient rock paintings surrounded by a stunningly beautiful nature. Karelian Onega petroglyphs in Russia are considered to be a much larger grou...
Russia: the Kizhi Island
Kizhi is an unique complex of ancient Russian architecture, it is located on the Island of Kizhi in Lake Onega in the North of Russia. In Russia there are just ...

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