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Top 10 Cities in Europe to Travel from Russia by Train
August 3, 2018 10:27

We have prepared   the  best routes to travel by train from Moscow to European capitals. According to statistics, the most popular destination is Kiev - 19% of passengers choose this route. While Berlin, for example, is preferred only by 0.14%.
So, let’s start the journey!
1. Kiev (Ukraine)
Travel time: 12-13.5 hours.
Price: from 3 300 rubles (reserved seats), from 5 000 rubles (coupe).
See Khreshchatyk
Make a panoramic photo from the height of the Vladimir hill
Visit the most beautiful temples: St. Sophia Cathedral, Kiev-Pechersk Lavra, the oldest Tithe Church
Visit the central square - Maidan Nezalezhnosti
Go to the house-museum of Mikhail Bulgakov
Try borsch with dumplings and the Kiev cake
2. Minsk (Belarus)

Travel time: 8-10 hours.
Price: from 1 700 rubles (sedentary car), from 3 500 rubles (coupe).

What to do
 Admire the pompous buildings constructed in the style of the Stalin Empire on Independence Avenue
Marvel at the futuristic architecture of the National Library
Visit the Museum of the Great Patriotic War
 Go to the Red Church
Buy linen embroidery
 Try draniki 


3. Riga (Latvia)

Travel time: 16.5 hours.
Price: from 4 600 rubles (reserved seats), from 7 800 rubles (coupe).

What to do
 Walk through the Town Hall Square in the Old Town
 Listen to the organ in the Dome Cathedral
Take a photo in the salon of an old car in the Motromuseum and at the monument to the Bremen musicians
Buy a bottle of the famous black Riga balsam

4. Tallinn (Estonia)

Travel time: 15.5 hours. Price: from 3 900 rubles (sedentary car), from 5 000 rubles (coupe).
What to do
 Walk around all amazing streets of the Old Town
 Make a wish at the Town Hall Square
 Go up to the tower of the Church of Oleviste
 Visit the Toompea Castle
 Plunge into the life of an ancient Estonian village in the Rocca al Mare museum
 Try the national delicacy in the Marzipan Gallery and the moose soup in the Old Hansa tavern

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 5. Helsinki (Finland)

Travel time: 14.5 hours.
Price: from 6 600 rubles (coupe).

What to do
 Go to the Museum of Modern Art "Kiasma"
 Climb the walls of the fortress of Sveaborg
 Marvel at the similarity of the Senate Square of Helsinki
 Listen to the organ in the church in the rock
Find   souvenirs in the covered market
6. Chisinau (Moldova)

Travel time: 1 day 3 hours - 1 day 8 hours
Price: from 4 000 rubles (reserved seats), from 6 500 rubles (coupe).
What to do
Take a selfie at the monument to Stephen the Great in the park with the same name
 Go through the Victory Arch
 Visit the Pushkin House-Museum
 Get lost in the largest wine cellars in Europe, Milestii Mici (their length is more than 200 km)
 Buy a souvenir in the market near the theater  Eminescu
Try the chorba soup and platsindu pies


7. Vilnius (Lithuania)

Travel time: 14 hours.
Price: from 5 400 rubles (reserved seats), from 10 200 rubles (coupe).
What to do
Examine the Old Town from the height of the Gedimin Tower
 Visit the bohemian quarter of Užupis
 Count the coins in the museum of money
Take a trip to Trakai Castle
 Try zeppelins and a shakotis cake
8. Warsaw (Poland)

Travel time: 14.5-19 hours
Price: from 8 000 rubles (coupe), from 9 400 rubles (coupe, "Strizh").
What to do
 Walk along the Palace Square
 Visit the museum in the Royal Castle
Take a photo at the Sigismund's column
Plunge into the atmosphere of the Middle Ages in the area of Stare Miasto
Walk along the avenues of Lazienki Park
Take a look at the city from a height of 114 m from the tower of the Palace of Culture and Science
9. Berlin (Germany)

Travel time: 20-24 hours
Price: from 11 000 rubles (coupe), from 12 000 rubles (coupe, "Strizh").
What to do
See the Berlin Wall near Bernauer Straße
Take a selfie on the background of the Brandenburg Gate and the Reichstag
 Look at rare animals in the Berlin Zoo
Visit all the museums of the Museum Island
Try German beer and   Bavarian sausages.

 10. Prague (Czech Republic)

Travel time: 1 day 5 hours
Price: from 8500 rubles (coupe).
What to do
Go to the Prague Castle and take a picture at the monumental St. Witt Cathedral
 Walk in the Old Town Square 
Make a wish on the Charles Bridge
 Admire the views of the city from the height of the Petrin Tower
Try the famous Czech beer


Author: Anna Dorozhkina

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