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Mysterious Ruins of Arkaim Are Surrounded by Legends destination

Mysterious Ruins of Arkaim Are Surrounded by Legends

Michael Trout

Discovered in 1987 and located in the Southern Urals steppe, the ruins of Arkaim are known as Russia's Stonehenge. No one can say for certain what Arkaim was, for professional researchers continue to argue, unable to come to an agreement as to whether the ruins are the remains of an ancient city or perhaps an observatory. No other ruins in the world draw as much curiosity from intellectuals as Arkaim, the stories and the myths that surround it. Among the legends that rise from the ruins is that...
Unknown Moscow: Top Attractions to Visit in Russian Capital destination

Unknown Moscow: Top Attractions to Visit in Russian Capital

Richard Moor

Moscow represents an excellent destination for people who want to diversify their experience and enrich their knowledge regarding the Russian culture. Apart from being the official capital city of Russia, Moscow can provide the visitors a unique and memorable experience, as this location has a great travel potential. There are numerous interesting places to visit and engaging activities to do, so visiting Moscow is a wise choice for everyone who intends to relieve stress, have fun and learn the...
Tsoi-Pede Necropolis – Fascinating and Religious destination

Tsoi-Pede Necropolis – Fascinating and Religious

Pat Hyland

Constructed during medieval times and translating to "Abode of Divinity," the Tsoi-Pede Necropolis is Russia's City of the Dead. Located in Itum-Kalinsky, part of the Chechen Republic, a special permit is required from the Federal Security Service before paying the necropolis a visit, as the cemetery is on Georgia's border. The Tsoi-Pede Necropolis is on a rocky land situated between two rivers and the only way to reach it is along a narrow strip of land. There are still medieval buildings st...
Enjoy a Trip to the Salty Lake Baskunchak in Russia destination

Enjoy a Trip to the Salty Lake Baskunchak in Russia

Pat Hyland

Russia is popular for its natural attractions that lure thousands of visitors all across the globe each year. Lake Baskunchak is located at a few minutes distance from the city Astrakhan and features the look of huge depression amongst the salt mountain. This salt lake is located 270 m north of the Caspian Sea and to 53 km East of River Volga. The name Baskunchak of the lake means dog’s head. Legend says that once a caravan carrying merchant was lost in this location and their dog saw this la...