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The Bounty That Is Russian Tourism (Video)

Tourism in Russia offers more variety than you may have thought…


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Russia is a huge country that has plenty of places to visit and we’ve already covered some of them: astonishing and diverse Moscow; glittering and charming Saint Petersburg; warm and lovely Crimea; the Holy Island Valaam, which is famous among pilgrims; and The Great Trans-Siberian Railway, traversing the whole country… But that’s not all!

For those who are striving for some unusual experience, Russia can offer much more than that: curative mud and mineral waters, abandoned mines and traces of ancient civilizations, a Russian “Grand Canyon” in the Altai Mountains, and even a sunrise in the company of a sperm whale in the Sea of Okhotsk!

<figcaption>How can you exhaust such a vast country?</figcaption>
How can you exhaust such a vast country?

These are all real expeditions organized by Russian tourism agencies, and they are not as expensive as you might think! The following video has a great report showing how diverse Russian tourism actually is:


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