List of described attractions by federal subjects

Russia currently is divided in 83 federal subjects:

Asian part

Altai Krai
ArrowDenisova CaveFossil finds, Ancient human finds, Caves
Altai Republic
Amur Oblast
Buryat Republic
Chelyabinsk Oblast
Chukotka Autonomous Okrug
Irkutsk Oblast
Jewish Autonomous Oblast
Kamchatka Krai
Kemerovo Oblast
Khabarovsk Krai
Krasnoyarsk Krai
ArrowLukunsky groveEcosystem
Kurgan Oblast
Magadan Oblast
Novosibirsk Oblast
Omsk Oblast
Primorsky Krai
Republic of Khakassia
Sakha (Yakutia) Republic
ArrowMacha crater fieldImpact craters
Sakhalin Oblast
Tomsk Oblast
Tyumen Oblast
Tyva Republic
Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug
Zabaykalsky Krai

European part

Arkhangelsk Oblast
ArrowStone labyrinths of Bolshoi Zayatsky islandMegalith
Astrakhan Oblast
Belgorod Oblast
Bryansk Oblast
Chechen Republic
Ivanovo Oblast
Kabardino-Balkar Republic
Kaliningrad Oblast
Kaluga Oblast
Karachay-Cherkess Republic
Kirov Oblast
Komi Republic
Kostroma Oblast
Krasnodar Krai
Kursk Oblast
Leningrad Oblast
Lipetsk Oblast
Mari El Republic
ArrowSaint Basil’s Cathedral, MoscowChurches
Moscow Oblast
Murmansk Oblast
Nenets Autonomous Okrug
Nizhny Novgorod Oblast
Novgorod Oblast
Orenburg Oblast
Oryol Oblast
Penza Oblast
Perm Krai
Pskov Oblast
Republic of Adygea
Republic of Bashkortostan
Republic of Dagestan
Republic of Ingushetia
Republic of Kalmykia
Republic of Karelia
Republic of Mordovia
Republic of North Ossetia-Alania
Republic of Tatarstan
Rostov Oblast
Ryazan Oblast
Saint Petersburg
Samara Oblast
Saratov Oblast
Smolensk Oblast
Stavropol Krai
Sverdlovsk Oblast
Tambov Oblast
Tula Oblast
Tver Oblast
Udmurt Republic
Ulyanovsk Oblast
Vladimir Oblast
Volgograd Oblast
Vologda Oblast
Voronezh Oblast
Yaroslavl Oblast

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Stone labyrinths of Bolshoi Zayatsky island

Stone labyrinth on Bolshoi Zayatsky island
Stone labyrinth.
Yartsew V.D., Wikimedia Commons, CC-BY-SA-3.0

Stone settings - labyrinths nowadays are rare and valuable archaeological monuments, there have been preserved approximately 300 in the world. Some of the best preserved - 13-14 in total - are located on Bolshoi Zayatsky island.


Main attractions

Rostov City
Rostov city.
Kononova E., Wikimedia Commons.

The largest country in the world, Russia, is associated in the minds of many people with the onion domes of Orthodox churches and the massive walls of the Moscow Kremlin. But besides the unique architecture, Russia offers many more unusual and exciting attractions. Highlights of Russia are:

Natural landmarks

Impact craters
Popigai crater
Popigai crater.
NASA, public domain
Atlasov Island
Atlasov Island.
NOAA, public domain
Geothermal fields
Krasnoyarsk Stolbi
Krasnoyarsk Stolbi.
G.Racher, Flickr / CC-BY-SA-2.0
Cliff formations

Man made landmarks

The vast area of Russia is today home to some 160 ethnic groups with extremely diverse histories and cultural backgrounds, which often developed in comparative isolation. Due to this heritage Russia is rich with diverse, unique monuments of architecture and archaeology.

Por-Bazhyn fortress before the excavations, Tyva in Russia
Por-Bazhyn fortress before the excavations.
Oschtan, Wikimedia Commons / public domain
Ancient and prehistoric settlements

Creative Commons Non-Commercial Share Alike 3.0 2009, 3 November 2013 Gatis Pāvils

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