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Moscow for a week!

Created by Ksu on July 6, 2002 Best of IgoUgo

6 Reviews
3 Stories

Just come here!

Repino - the amazing summer place not far from St. Petersburg

Created by Ksu on May 26, 2002 Best of IgoUgo

4 Reviews
1 Story

Ilya Repin (1844-1930) “was and is Russia’s foremost national artist”, and we go to his summer-house, that is called "dacha" in Russian

Weekend in Moscow

Created by j. kathleen on May 1, 2002 Best of IgoUgo

5 Reviews

I have been to Moscow four times and each time is fresh. Notice the skyline when you land; it will give you the illusion that you are landing in a fairy tale. Modern Russia is a mix of history, new social challenges and breakthroughs in democratic freedom.

The Mysterious Land of Russia: St. Petersburg

Created by NNegrete98 on April 1, 2002 Best of IgoUgo

5 Reviews

In August of 2002 I journeyed across the world to Russia. I found myself in St. Petersburg as a side excusion from Moscow.

The Mysterious Land of Russia: Saratov

Created by NNegrete98 on March 30, 2002 Best of IgoUgo

6 Reviews

I went to Moscow in 2002 and took a side excursion to this city that sits along the Mighty Volga River.

The Mysterious Land of Russia: Moscow

Created by NNegrete98 on March 27, 2002 Best of IgoUgo

10 Reviews
1 Story

I have been to Moscow several times. My first visit was in 1996 and my most recent was in August 2002.

St. Petersburg--A Window on Europe

Created by akakd on October 28, 2001 Best of IgoUgo

18 Reviews

St. Petersburg, formerly Leningrad, was founded & constructed by Peter the Great. The city was his creation & in it he revealed himself w/ exceptional clarity as a distinctively Russian genius, capable of great vision. St. Petersburg is a result of his creativity, truly a work of art. I've included in this journal a comprehensive overview of top popular sites & little known treasures wrapped up in 17 journal entries & 22 photographs. Russia is rich w/ history. If you want to immerse yourself in Russian history, as I have, I recommend "The History of Russia" by Nicholas V. Riasanovsky. In addition, "Pushkin Threefold" by Walter Arndt has wonderfully translated works by Aleksandr S. Pushkin. Happy reading! :)

Two Weeks in Russia

Created by Lori27 on March 6, 2001 Best of IgoUgo

9 Reviews

In the Fall of 2000, I travelled alone to St. Petersburg and Moscow. St. Petersburg is a vibrant city of Italianate architecture; Tsar's palaces abound in the city and in the suburbs. Moscow is huge and teeming with history, containing subways with Soviet symbols and onioned domed churches. In this journal, I concentrate on budget accomodations and inexpensive food, as well as tips for buying a train ticket and viewing productions at the Bolshoi.

Travels to Russia - St Petersburg

Created by roza4 on January 8, 2001 Best of IgoUgo

4 Reviews
2 Stories

St Petersburg is the city that you have to visit at least once in your lifetime. It has an element of a fairy tale to it with its gorgeous buildings and unbelievable beauty and luxury of palaces.

Looking to Europe

Created by Amanda on September 12, 2000 Best of IgoUgo

3 Reviews
1 Story

Idyllic and beautiful, this is the planned European city of Russia, built by Peter the Great from swamp land.

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