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 [...]
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 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.
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.