Welcome to Yekaterinburg
Ekaterinburg the fourth largest city in Russia also Known as Third Capital of Russia.
Located on Iset river in the Ural mountains, boundary between Asia and Europe.
Gem Rush, miner's myth, the execution of Romanovs family,the rise of First President of Russia Boris Yeltsin. Ekaterinburg is a piece of conceptual art with a fascinating historical subtext.
The apex of Russian political power and once the centre of the Orthodox Church, the Kremlin is not only the kernel of Moscow, but of the whole country. From here, autocratic tsars, communist dictators and modern-day presidents have done their best – and worst – for Russia.
Immediately outside the Kremlin’s northeastern wall is the celebrated Red Square, the 400m-by-150m area of cobblestones that is at the very heart of Moscow. Commanding the square from the southern end is St Basil’s Cathedral. This panorama never fails to send the heart aflutter, especially at night.
Moscow's main city escape is not your conventional expanse of nature preserved deep inside an urban jungle. It is not a fun fair either, though it used to be one. Its official name says it all – Maxim Gorky's Central Park of Culture and Leisure. That's exactly what it provides: culture and leisure in all shapes and forms.
The Moscow metro is the easiest, quickest and cheapest way of getting around Moscow. Many of the elegant stations are marble-faced, frescoed, gilded works of art. The trains are generally reliable; you will rarely wait on the platform for more than three minutes. Nonetheless, they get packed during rush hours.
An evening at the Bolshoi is still one of Moscow’s most romantic and entertaining options for a night on the town. The glittering six-tier auditorium has an electric atmosphere, evoking over 240 years of premier music and dance. Both the ballet and opera companies perform a range of Russian and foreign works here.
Moscow River Boat Tour
Originally, these ferries were simply a form of transportation, but visitors realised that riding the entire route was a great way to see the city, and CCK eventually developed fixed routes with higher prices. Nowadays, ferries ply the Moscow River from May to September; board at one of six docks for a cruise ranging from one to two hours.