The world’s biggest nuclear icebreaker is preparing to transport tourists
The world’s biggest nuclear icebreaker “50 Let Pobedy” (50th anniversary of Victory) moved out of a dock at night between Thursday and Friday, after it was finished being repaired, fully prepared to be listed in The Russian Naval Vessel Register.
The Festive center is to be erected in the “Yasnaya Polyana” estate museum in the Tula region
They plan to erect a festive center in “Yasnaya Polyana” estate museum of a writer Leo Tolstoy.
In Sochi they are prepared to meet the needs of people with disabilities
The Transportation management of the Olympic Games Committee renders assistance to tour operators providing specific type of transport for tourists with disabilities.
The city of Tobolsk celebrates its 425th anniversary
Next week Tobolsk (Tumen Region) celebrates 425th anniversary of a city foundation.
Eventually federal museums will be open longer hours
Russian Minister of Cultural Affairs Vladimir Medinskiy has announced that the Ministry for Culture of Russian Federation will probably order federal museums to extend opening hours to 9 p.m. so that people in work were able to attend them.
The Kaliningrad historic downtown is possible to be revived to 2024
Kaliningrad authorities plan to revive the historic downtown around the former Royal palace to 2024.
In Ples opens summer tourist season
On 10-11 of June 2012 in Ples (Ivanovo Region) the opening of summer tourist season took place. Citizens and city guests enjoyed a rich festival program.
There will be a Garden City!
Dagestan's authorities plan to build a new city and tourist attraction in the south of the Caspian Sea.
WWF intends to protect Kamchatka’s fisheries
The coastal waters of western Kamchatka will be a protected fishing zone until 2017, where it will be possible only to fish and not drill for oil.
Novgorod event tourism attracts visitors
In the Novgorod Kremlin on June 10, July 14 and August 18 a costume show, "Journey to Novgorod at the time of Chambers”, based on the chronicles, the birch-wood manuscripts and the plays of Catherine II will be held.
Novgorod opens unique monument to the public
Novgorod opens to the public a unique monument of Russian wooden architecture the XVII century Church of Nikolaya Chudotvorca from Nikolskiy Krutetskiy monastery.
See Smolensk with a mobile guide
In early summer all the attractions of Smolensk will have special information boards with three-digit telephone numbers, that allow tourists to get information about the selected historical or cultural site when dialed.
The Novosibirsk Museum of World Burial Culture is now open
In Novosibirsk, a unique museum of world culture burial has opened. In it’s collection there are a few thousand items including a mourning dress of the XIX century, various scale model hearses, vintage themed prints, paintings and sculptures.
Kaliningrad’s first sightseeing tram is now operational
The city of Kaliningrad now has its first sightseeing tram. This is a joint project of the museum, "Fridlandskie Vorota", and the enterprise "Kaliningrad GorTrans". This "Museum Tram" first ran on museum night, which fell on the 18th and 19th of May, where all excursions on it were fully booked.
Pereslavl-Zalesskiy invites you to visit the land of Berendey
In the city of Pereslavl-Zalesskiy in the Yaroslavl Region on 2 June 2012 fabulous festvial "A visit to Berendey" will be held.
Now celebrating its fifth anniversary, the Ethnomir “Wild Mint” (Dikaya Myata) festival is being held on the 1-3 of June, bringing together the brightest artists from all corners of the globe!
From rollicking Balkan melodies and Celtic rhythms, to salsa and flamenco. From Russian tunes and afro-beat to ethno-jazz and sunny reggae, this festival has it all! This year the “Wild Mint” festival will see performances from around 30 artists from 10 different countries. Over the last five years the “Wild Mint” festival has not only grown but evolved to become a new name on the festival circuit. Festival goers can expect folk songs and dances from around the world, international cinema and cuisine, a 'wild-growing' fair and a street theatre. A trip to the “Wild Mint” festival is myriad of new experiences, capturing 100% of the emotions and essence of the first days of summer.
Belgorod region will help sport fans to get to EURO 2012
On the eve of European football championship a lot of Russian fans are choosing to drive to Ukraine. But the holiday spirit may be shadowed by huge queues at customs and high price for accomodation at Ukraine hotels.
Veliky Novgorod from the sky-high
Today all citizens and guests of the city have an opportunity to view city sights from the sky-high.
In Kysyl there will be constructed the highest Buddah statue ever made in Russia
They plan to finish the construction of Russian highest Buddah statue in Kysyl on Donae mountain this year.
There offered visitor cards in Uglich
Now all Uglich visitors are able to cut their spending on museum tickets. So called “visitor card” which allows to its holder a discount is offered from the beginning of May.