Popular Cities in Russia

Top cities in Russia, page 1, based on popularity among TravBuddy members.

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Saint Petersburg #1 most popular location
The most European of Russian cities, it’s hard to believe that St. Petersburg is the result of Peter the Great’s bright idea to build his new capital in the heart of a massive marshland. …
1,225travelers 126reviews 112blogs
Moscow #2 most popular location
It might be icy - and still hide plenty of the remnants of the icy former regime, too - but Moscow is rammed full of stunning tourist draws. From mammoth squares to picture-postcard spires, y…
2,559travelers 192reviews 171blogs
Yekaterinburg #3 most popular location
Yekaterinburg is wonderful. Over the last decade it has become the third major city in Russia after Moscow an Saint Petersburg. It is full of history and the final destination of Tsar Nikolas…
26travelers 3blogs
Sochi #4 most popular location
24travelers 2reviews 3blogs
Krasnodar #5 most popular location
Krasnodar (Russian: Краснодар) is a city in Southern Russia on the Kuban River. It is the administrative center of Krasnodar Krai (also known as Kuban). Population: 710,400 (2006 est…
18travelers 1blogs
Kazan #6 most popular location
Kazan is the largest city and also the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan in Russia. The people here speak mainly Tatar and Russian , with Russian being spoken by almost everyone there whil…
45travelers 4reviews 7blogs
Irkutsk #7 most popular location
Welcome to Irkutsk! It's is one of the largest cities in Siberia. Irkutsk is situated on a taiga, which is typical of Eastern Siberia. Much of the city's cultural heritage comes from the ear…
51travelers 3reviews 29blogs
Samara #8 most popular location
29travelers 2blogs
Kaliningrad #9 most popular location
Kaliningrad was formerly known as Königsberg and is situated on the Pregolya River. This city is a major industrial and commercial center, connected by channel with Baltiysk, an ice-free por…
29travelers 3reviews 3blogs
Nizhniy Novgorod #10 most popular location
Nizhny Novgorod, the 5th largest city in russia is dubbed one of the "most beautiful" city in russia, mixed with russian culture and heritage. The City was previously known as Gorky , named a…
27travelers 5reviews 1blogs
Novosibirsk #11 most popular location
Novosibirsk is the third largest city in Russia after Moscow and Saint-Petersburg, and is the largest city of Siberia. It is also the youngest city to exceed the population of a million citiz…
45travelers 2reviews 4blogs
Suzdal #12 most popular location
Suzdal, part of the Golden Ring of cities in Russia, is a quiet country town, small but with lots of interesting monasteries and beautiful churches to visit. The white building in the pic…
1travelers 5reviews 8blogs
Perm #13 most popular location
13travelers 1blogs
Vladivostok #14 most popular location
87travelers 10reviews
Listvyanka #15 most popular location
6reviews 7blogs
Yaroslavl #16 most popular location
6travelers 3reviews 2blogs
Astrakhan #17 most popular location
9travelers 2blogs
Volgograd #18 most popular location
37travelers 1reviews
Krasnoyarsk #19 most popular location
29travelers 3blogs
Vladimir #20 most popular location
7travelers 6reviews 4blogs
Murmansk #21 most popular location
Murmansk,this bizzare place,is situated at the northwest of Russia,at the Kola Peninsula.It is also an important russian Navy base,so in some places no photos are allowed. If you close your …
23travelers 2blogs
Tomsk #22 most popular location
14travelers 1reviews 2blogs
Ufa #23 most popular location
17travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Petrozavodsk #24 most popular location
Petrozavodsk is a capital of the Republic of Karelia. It's in the northwest of Russia, between Saint-Petersburg and Murmansk, close to Finland. The city is located on the Onego lake, second l…
7travelers 1reviews
Khabarovsk #25 most popular location
27travelers 2blogs
Kostroma #26 most popular location
3travelers 3reviews 1blogs
Ryazan #27 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews
Veliky Novgorod #28 most popular location
Veliky Novgorod, one of the oldest most beautiful cities in Russia. First mentioned in the historical annals in 859, this city has unending historical adventures and gorgeous scenery. It is a…
1reviews
Ulan-Ude #29 most popular location
9travelers 3blogs
Tver #30 most popular location
5travelers 1reviews
Cheboksary #31 most popular location
11travelers 1reviews
Novgorod #32 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Terskol #33 most popular location
8blogs
Lake Baikal #34 most popular location
Lake Baikal is located in Russia between the provinces Irkutskaya and Buryatia. The biggest city at the lake is Irkutsk, which is also the city you arrive in by train, when visiting Lake Baik…
24travelers 1reviews 4blogs
Baikal #35 most popular location
12travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Sergiev Posad #36 most popular location
Sergiyev Posad (Russian: Се́ргиев Поса́д) is a city and the administrative center of Sergiyevo-Posadsky District of Moscow Oblast, Russia. It grew up in the 15th century around …
2travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky #37 most popular location
4travelers 1blogs
Arzamas #38 most popular location
1reviews
Karelia #39 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Sergiyev Posad #40 most popular location
The city of Sergiyev Posad is the administrative center of Sergiyevo-Posadsky District in Moscow Oblast, Russia. Named Zagorsk from 1930 till 1991, it has a fortress which is a Unesco World …
1reviews 1blogs
Velikiy Novgorod #41 most popular location
Velikiy Novgorod translates as "great new town" though it starts its history in 9th century. Veliliy Novgorod is located south of St.Petersburg. It's one of Russia's gems, a beautiful ancient…
1reviews
Yartsevo #42 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Rostov-na-Donu #43 most popular location
Rostov-na-Donu (also known as Rostov-on-Don) is a big city situated on the right bank of the Don River. Rostov is the administrative centre of Rostov region and also the centre of Southern Fe…
2travelers 1reviews 2blogs
Peterhof #44 most popular location
Peterhof is situated 29 km west of St. Petersburg on the Gulf of Finland. The place is famous for the park and palace complex which was created as a summer resedence of Peter the Great and in…
1blogs
Tarusa #45 most popular location
1blogs
Khuzhir #46 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
Zavidovo #47 most popular location
1reviews
Dimitrovgrad #48 most popular location
It was founded in the beginning of the 18th century as a village for workers of the local distillery, which was closed in 1848. During Soviet times, Dimitrovgrad was a closed city due to …
1travelers 1reviews
Pavlovsk #49 most popular location
1blogs
Mineral'nyye Vody #50 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
Naushki #51 most popular location
Naushki unfortunately is not known for much other than being the small border town where the Trans-Mongolian line leaves Russia behind for Mongolia. At least in that it is more well-known th…
3blogs
Kamchatka #52 most popular location
Volcanoes are the main attractions of the Kamchatka Peninsula. Images of volcanoes appear on the flag and coat of arms of Kamchatka Krai (previously - Kamchatka region ) and the city of Petro…
32travelers 9blogs
Caucasus #53 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Kalyazin #54 most popular location
Kalyazin is situated in the region of Tver, at the distance of 170 km north of Moscow by a P104 motorway – rather narrow road with moderate traffic – which passes through Sergiev Posad. I…
1reviews
Olkhon Island #55 most popular location
3blogs
Gusinoozersk #56 most popular location
1blogs
Kizhi #57 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
Valaam #58 most popular location
1blogs
Kyakhta #59 most popular location
1blogs
Siberia #60 most popular location
65travelers 1blogs
Dubrovitsy #61 most popular location
1blogs
Yasnaya Polyana #62 most popular location
1blogs
Solovetsky archipelago #63 most popular location
Solovetsky archipelago is located in the White Sea. It's part of Arkhangelsk region, but it's easier for tourists to go there from Karelia, town of Kem. Archipelago is the several islands: …
1blogs
Baykal'sk #64 most popular location
1blogs
Lekhta #65 most popular location
1blogs
Vatutinki #66 most popular location
1blogs
Yaropolets #67 most popular location
1blogs
Vydrino #68 most popular location
1blogs
Sludyanka #69 most popular location
1blogs
Nikolaevsk-na-Amure #70 most popular location
1blogs
Peredelkino #71 most popular location
1blogs
Ul'yanovsk #72 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
Belomorsk #73 most popular location
1blogs
Russia #74 most popular location
35travelers 1blogs
Russia #75 most popular location
5travelers 1blogs
Kungur #76 most popular location
1blogs
Yuznho-Sakhlinsk #77 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs