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21. (Don't!) Touch for Good Luck

Urban legends and superstitions made some sculptures in Moscow and St. Petersburg too famous for their own good, and some culture officials have had enough.

Tags: history, culture, art, st. petersburg, tourism
22. Drop by St. Petes on a New Free E-visa

Travelers hailing from 53 countries can now enter St. Petersburg on a hassle-free (and FREE) electronic visa. Dobro pozhalovat!

Tags: tourism, st. petersburg, visas, travel
23. A Good Time to Visit Pskov

Sleepy Pskov has everything a historic Russian town ever needed: a winding river, a kremlin, and whitewashed churches – all of which have finally received global recognition from UNESCO.

Tags: tourism, architecture, churches, pskov
24. Pushkin Was Here (Perhaps)

“Pushkin is our everything,” Russians like to say. And sometimes it seems like he was everywhere.

Tags: tourism, cities, travel, pushkin
25. Sviyazhsk

A fortress town built half a millennium ago by Ivan the Terrible (to conquer Kazan) is enjoying a new life as a cultural tourism destination.

Tags: kazan, tatar, tourism, culture, sviyazhsk
26. Bike Like an Egyptian

A short look at one very avid football (soccer) fan, who rode his bike all the way from Egypt to Russia for the World Cup.

Tags: football, soccer, tourism, Red Square
27. Medical tourism, space tourism, imaginary tourism

A Moon landing is on the horizon. Eurovision, with its typical set of scandals, is on an even closer horizon. And on your way, why not stop by Red Square for some dental work?

Tags: russia, cosmonaut, eurovision, tourism
By Alice E.M. Underwood
28. Piter's Five Must-Stroll Streets (that are not Nevsky)

After you finish strolling St. Petersburg's Nevsky Prospect, you'll want to visit these five must-stroll streets in the Northern Palmyra, to get a feel for the rest of the city. 

Tags: St. Petersburg, travel, tourism
By Elena Bobrova

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