The island of Kizhi is a museum of the old ways. The fields are now cultivated as an exhibit. It's hard to imagine a tourist getting to Kizhi Island in Russia other than [...]
The Archangel Michael is the most prominent painting in the Archangel church in Pedhoulas, and is a Unesco World Heritage site in the Troodos region of Cyprus There are three Unesco World Heritage [...]
A river cruise in Russia offers great opportunities to get to know Russian culture, history, and people from St. Petersburg to Moscow and along the "Waterway of the Tsars" in between.
The Canopus, modeled after a park Hadrian saw in Alexandria, Egypt, at Hadrian's Villa. When you visit Rome, don't neglect to take some of the easy day trips to other significant attractions. The [...]
The city of Uglich provides some marvelous views on a Russia river cruise.
The center of Yaroslavl is a Unesco World Heritage site. In Russia, it's the only city other than Saint Petersburg where the entire center of the city has that designation.
According to UNESCO, what makes Saint Petersburg, Russia a World Heritage Site was the building “the greatest urban creation of the 18th century” on the swampy estuary of the Neva River.
One of the spectacular rooflines of the Grand Place of Brussels, a Unesco World Heritage site in Belgium. The tiny country of Belgium has 13 Unesco World Heritage sites, including the only museum, [...]
Matera at twilight on a drizzly evening. The lights provide the only color, and this was the only view of Matera we got on the first night. Matera, in the province of Basilicata, [...]
This is a list of Unesco World Heritage Sites in Russia, with links to posts about the ones we have visited. Russia has 28 Unesco World Heritage sites.