From historical cities to picturesque countryside, epic train journeys to lively nightlife, Russia offers so much to its tourists. It is a country where you will find a variety of forests, rivers, and mountains. To explore its beauty and get acquainted with its rich history and culture, you need to plan a visit to this fascinating country. St. Petersburg and Moscow are the two most famous destinations in Russia.

Moscow is the capital of and the major city in Russia known for its artistic endeavors, such as art, ballet, and symphonies, churches with onion-shaped domes, impressive Red Square, and majestic Kremlin. Moreover, it is a place full of attractions and world-famous sites.

St. Petersburg or Leningrad, is the second-largest city in Russia. It is a popular tourist destination boasting of its collections of fine arts, magnificent churches, imperial palaces, world-class museums, and shopping and dining scenes.

Best time to visit Russia? May through October is the high season in the country and the ideal time to explore parks of Pushkin and fountains of Peterhof. During summers, i.e., from June to August, the tourist crowd is massive and may not be a good time to travel in case you want to stay away from the crowd. If you are brave enough to bear the cold, visit Russia in winters, it looks like a paradise dusted with snow.