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Top 10 Russian Cities to Travel by Train
July 24, 2018 13:21


(Source: https://www.tutu.ru/poezda)
Travelling by train is often more comfortable than by bus or plane.  So we have prepared for you 10 best train routes to travel from Moscow to other cities of Russia. 

St. Petersburg

Travel time: from 4 to 10 hours.
Price: from 800 rubles (sedentary car), from 2500 rubles ("Sapsan"), from 2500 rubles (coupe).
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Things to do  
Learn about the history of the fleet on the cruiser "Aurora"
Walk along Nevsky Prospekt and Peter's embankments
Examine the city from the height of St. Isaac's Cathedral
Admire the masterpieces of painting in the Hermitage
Take a selfie on the background of the Bronze Horseman

                                                                Nizhny Novgorod
                                             
 
Travel time: from 3.5 to 6.5 hours.
Price: from 600 rubles (sedentary car), from 2500 rubles (coupe).
Things to do
Walk along the walls of the Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin
Find all the sculptures of Bolshaya Pokrovskaya Street
Take a ride on the longest in Europe cable car
Take a walk along the picturesque promenade and stroll all 560 steps of the Chkalov ladder
Learn about the life of our ancestors in the Museum of Wooden Architecture

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Kazan

Travel time: from 11.5 to 13.5 hours.
Price: from 1000 rubles (sedentary car), from 2700 rubles (coupe).
Things to do  
Climb the towers of the Kazan Kremlin
Admire the grace of the Kul-Sharif mosque
Take a walk along the pedestrian street of Bauman
Take a selfie with  the Cat of Kazan
Admire the Palace of Cultivators
Learn the rich history of the island-hail of Sviyazhsk
Try echpochmak and chak-chak
Voronezh

Travel time: from 6.5 to 14 hours.
Price: from 700 rubles (sedentary car), from 2500 rubles (coupe).

Things to do
Admire the height of the Annunciation Cathedral (97 meters!) 
Enjoy the paintings of Russian artists in the Kramskoy museum
Go home and bring your Voronezh doll in the shape of an egg

Yaroslavl
Journey time: 3.5 hours.
Price: from 500 rubles (sedentary car), from 1000 rubles (reserved seat).

Things to do
Visit the Transfiguration Monastery
Admire the frescoes of the temple of Elijah the Prophet
Take a walk along the Volga embankment
Buy a clock "Seagull" and a piece of Poshekhonsky cheese
Bryansk

Travel time: from 4.5 to 7 hours.
Price: from 600 rubles (sedentary car), from 1800 rubles (coupe).
 
Things to do
Climb the Pokrovsky Hill
Inspect the memorial complex dedicated to the 1000th anniversary of the city and the Intercession Cathedral with blue domes
Admire the wooden sculptures in the Park Museum
Stroll along the pedestrian boulevard 
 
Vladimir

Travel time: from 1.5 to 3 hours.
Price: from 700 rubles (sedentary car).
 
Things to do
Walk around all the masterpieces of white stone architecture: the Assumption Cathedral of the XII century with frescoes by Andrey Rublev, the Vladimir Kremlin, Dmitrievsky Cathedral, Golden Gate (a monument of the XII century)
For the best views of the city, go up to the old water tower on Kozlovoy Val

Belgorod

Travel time: from 7 to 11 hours.
Price: from 1000 rubles (sedentary car), from 2500 rubles (coupe).
 
Things to do 
See  the monument to Prince Vladimir - the real symbol of the city
Remember the biggest tank battle in history in the museum-diorama "The Battle of Kursk"
Walk along the picturesque embankment 
Try the rare honey from coriander plantations
 
Saratov

Travel time: from 14.5 to 17.5 hours.
Price: from 1000 rubles (sedentary car), from 3000 rubles (coupe).
 
Things to do
Admire the paintings of V.E. Borisov-Musatov in the Art Museum
Count the trees in the botanical garden
Visit the museums of folk crafts and glass
Go to  a  military museum 
 
Kursk
 
Travel time: from 5 to 8 hours.
Price: from 1000 rubles (sedentary car), from 2200 rubles (coupe).
 
Things to do
Visit the memorial complex "Kurskaya Duga", go through the triumphal gates
Embrace the giant apple - a monument to the Kursk Antonovka
Look at the historical buildings: the Kazan Cathedral, the mansion of the merchant Khloponin, the building of the former Nobility Assembly
Take a panoramic photo from the 16th floor of the Kursk Hotel
 

 




Author: Anna Dorozhkina

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