Russia has become one of the main targets for tourists in Europe throughout the last two decades and is still growing in numbers of tourists who visit Russia annually. Every year millions of people travel to Russia to learn about Russian culture and history. One of the reasons that Russia became so popular throughout this time is the fact that Russia invested in the tourism industry and with numbers of attractions and the foundation, they quickly get to see the results. The amounts of tourist attractions in Russia are so high it’s unlikely to visit all of them in one short trip to Russia. That’s why it’s better to consult with travel agencies such as the Star Travel Group before the time of your travel to Russia to choose which Russia attractions are more important to visit for you and use your time in your travel to Russia in the most beneficial way imaginable.
How to visit Russia?
If it’s your first time traveling to Russia, you should search a brief introduction about the top cities of Russia online to realize your priorities on a trip to Russia. We at the Star Travel Group also suggest you sign for a Russia tour since it’s your first trip to Russia and let our experts introduce the history, art, and culture of Russia to you via its tourist attractions and places of interest. Since there are lots of tourist attractions inside Russia, travel agencies like the Star Travel Group introduce several different Russia tours to their clients, so they can choose based on their priorities which Russia attractions draw their attention toward itself.
Is Russia safe to visit?
Russia is a safe country in general, especially its tourist’s target cities such as Moscow, Saint Petersburg, and Sochi. Millions of people travel to Russia annually without any problem, however in every edge of the world, there might be some problems happen to people even tourists, but if we want to say in general Russia is quite safe for tourists and visitors. There are several places far from the tourist’s target cities that travel agencies advise their client against visiting them, but if you still have a question about the safety of your travel to Russia, we recommend you to talk to our expert at the Star Travel Group as well as searching online and asking around.
Best Hotels in Russia
One of the prime concerns about traveling to a new place for tourists is their hotel in that city. Tourists who travel to Russia have the same worries, choosing a proper place for staying in Russia is quite vital in your travel to Russia; for example, most of the Moscow attractions concentrated at the center of the city, so choosing a hotel near the center of the city, or a place which has an excellent access to the city center would be quite essential for tourists who visit Moscow for the first time. Tourists’ choice of place of stay in the city of St. Petersburg is also quite important since there are lots of options, choosing the one that suits your needs can affect your experience of your trip to St. Petersburg. We at the Star Travel Group have always recommended the best hotels in Russia to our clients that match their needs perfectly. Some of our options for a place to stay include Hotel Corinthia, Hotel Moskva, and Hotel Nihao in the city of Saint Petersburg, and Hotel Golden Ring, Hotel Izmailovo Delta, and Hotel Aerostar in the capital city of Moscow.
Top Restaurants in Russia
Another concern for tourists on a trip to Russia could’ve been the food. Besides the curiosity of tourists who want to test a Russian food, finding the best restaurants with reasonable prices would be challenging, especially in Russia tours, people prefer to eat someplace near the tourist attractions to save time, and at the same time, they demand quality and reasonable prices. Though searching for a nice restaurant near you is easier than before with social media and rating apps, you can always ask our tour leaders at the Star Travel Group to find the best restaurants of Russia during your tour to Moscow, or St. Petersburg tour.
Top Cities of Russia
Travel agencies such as the Star Travel Group provide a combined Russia tour which includes visiting top tourist target cities of Russia as one giant tour to Russia. For example, the Star Travel Group suggests its clients choose one of the provided Russia tour which includes a tour to Moscow, several options in St. Petersburg tour, and sometimes the resort city of Sochi. It’s recommended that if one wants to learn about both the history and culture of Russia, they should take both Saint Petersburg tour and Moscow tour together.
Best Places to Visit in Russia
Each tourist-target cities of Russia have their exclusive attractions of their own which each of them are worth the time and energy to visit, and they can help you to have a better understanding of Russian history and culture. We at the Star Travel Group suggest our clients visit Red Square, The Kremlin Complex, The Sparrow Hills, The Novodevichy Cemetery, and The Circus Nikulin in the capital city of Moscow; if you want to know about attractive places of St. Petersburg, our suggestions of St. Petersburg attractions would be the Hermitage, the Peter and Paul Fortress, the Kazan Cathedral, the Saint Isaac’s Cathedral, and the Nevsky prospect which houses several St. Petersburg attractions inside it.
If you want to learn more about Russian history, you should visit the Museum of Great Patriotic War, the structures at the Cathedral Square inside the Kremlin complex, because those are where a significant part of Russian history from way before the 18th century to the after the October Revolution rest there. We at the Star Travel Group also suggest you visit Gorky Park and VDNKh.
Visit Saint Petersburg
We at the Star Travel Group have several different St. Petersburg options to offer to our clients so they can easily learn the Russian culture and art in their travel to St. Petersburg. The Russian art and culture rest inside these museums of the former capital of Russia. The Star Travel Group recommends the Faberge Museum, the Applied Art Museum, the Pushkin complex, and the Peterhof complex to our clients as well.
There is an incorrect assumption about Russia weather and its coldness. Many believe that you can only travel to Russia in the summers. Though the White Night Festival is one of the busiest time of the year in Russia, millions of people still travel to Russia during spring or autumn. Even our most active time at the Star Travel Group is from the late spring until the beginning of autumn, lots of our clients prefer to visit Russia during autumn and winter so they can enjoy the weather and nature of these seasons of Russia. If you need more information on the circumstances of a trip to Russia during autumn and winter, you can always ask our experts at the Star Travel Group.
You might need to get the Russian visa so you can freely travel to Russia. The Russian visa is entry permission from the government and foreign ministry of Russia for foreigners who seek to visit Russia. If you need more information on how to get the Russian Visa or what are the requirements, you can visit the Russian embassy or one of its consuls in your home country. Some of the travel agencies including the Star Travel Group will apply an application for your Russian visa if it’s needed for you, so you would have a relaxing time even before your travel begins.
You will face lots of tourist attractions in your travel to Russia that may confuse you about which ones are more important to see. Since there are lots of attractions in Russia, your confusion is completely normal. Though we at the Star Travel Group will always help you choose the best places for your Russia tour program, you should research the places you might like so you can manage your time in Russia perfectly.