35 beautiful places in Russia

We are introducing the most beautiful places in our country, which should be seen not only a photographer and traveler, but also every citizen of our vast Russia and travelers. Read our stuff and you’re sure: we all have something to be proud of!

Some of sightseeing are described below for other places follow the link to original article: http://www.rosphoto.com/travel/puteshestviya_po_rossii-2668 

Lena Pillars, Yakutia

Lena Pillars, Yakutia

Lena Pillars, Yakutia

Lena Pillars is a natural park in Russia, located on the banks of the Lena River in Yakutia Khangalassky region 104 km from the town of Pokrovsk. Which stretches for many kilometers vertically elongated rocks complex, intricately piled along the bank of the Lena, the deep valley cutting through Prilenskoye plateau, never ceases to attract photographers and travelers. The highest density of poles reach between the villages of Peter and Tit-Ary.

The height of the rock formations up to 100 meters. Scientists believe that the formation of the rocks began 560-540 million years ago, and the very formation of the Lena Pillars as a form of relief – about 400 thousand. Years ago.

Natural Park “Lena Pillars” was organized on the basis of the decree of President of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) on August 16, 1994 № 837 and government decree of 10 February 1995 and is subject to the regional Ministry of Nature Protection. The area of the park – 485 thousand. Ha, the park consists of two branches – “Pillars” and “Sinskaya.”

Valley of Geysers, Kamchatka

Valley of Geysers, Kamchatka

Valley of Geysers, Kamchatka

Valley of Geysers is one of the largest geyser field in the world and the only in Eurasia, located on the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Kronotsky State Biosphere Reserve, which is on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site as part of the natural complex “Volcanoes of Kamchatka”.

The valley is a deep canyon of the river Geyser in carrying on an area of about 6 square km are numerous outputs of geysers, hot springs, mud pots, hot pad, waterfalls and lakes. On this, the territory of the observed abnormally high biodiversity and high contrast of natural conditions and climate. The ecosystem of the Valley of Geysers is unique for the whole country. On the territory of the valley acts reserved mode.

Since 1992, here, under a contract with the reserve, organized helicopter tours, a strict system of rules for the organization of excursions in order to maintain the equilibrium of the ecosystem.

In 2008, by a vote of the Valley of Geysers entered the list of the Seven Wonders of Russia.

Ivilginski temple (datsan), Republic of Buryatia, the village of Verkhtyaya Ivolga

Ivilginski temple (datsan), Republic of Buryatia, the village of Verkhtyaya Ivolga

Ivilginski temple (datsan), Republic of Buryatia, the village of Verkhtyaya Ivolga

Ivilginski temple – a large Buddhist monastery complex, the center of the Buddhist Traditional Sangha of Russia, is the largest Buddhist community of Buryatia. One of the most striking historical and architectural monuments of Russia. Located in the village Verkhnayay Ivolga 36 km from the center of Ulan-Ude.

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