When planning your vacation, we're more likely to choose the journey abroad. And a very good reason: the nature of Russia is so interesting and multifaceted that deserves everyone's attention. In this post I want to introduce you to the unique beauty places of our country. Of course, included in this compilation of all the beautiful places in Russia is simply impossible, so I suggest you supplement it. Lake Elton, Volgograd region
Elton Lake - the largest saltwater lake in Russia. Mineralization of water in the summer can reach 400 g / l, which is 1, 5 times higher than in the Dead Sea. This solution only live bacteria and single-celled algae.
Lena Pillars, Yakutia
Lena Pillars - it rocks, located on the right bank of the Lena River, about two hundred kilometers from Yakutsk. Each pillar is a sculptural building, resembling a medieval tower. The age of these rocks is 500,000 years.
Valley of Geysers, Kamchatka
The only geyser field in Russia and Eurasia, one of the largest such sites in the world. On its surface are about 20 large geysers and many hot springs, emitting water or steam.
Altai - it is an unforgettable beauty of the majestic mountains of the country. Since ancient times, it is considered a holy and very attractive for religious pilgrimages.
Chara Sands, Chita Region
Chara Sands - a desert, which is located four kilometers from the glaciers tens Kodar among the snow-capped mountains, dense taiga and vast marshes. The array stretches from the southwest to the northeast in the direction of the prevailing winds, and occupies an area of about 50 square kilometers.
The highest point of Russia. Two peaks, conical volcano crowning, divided saddle whose height is 5300 meters. Mountain, formed about a million years ago, is composed of alternating layers of lava, ash and tuff.
Orda Cave, Perm
Orda Cave - the longest underwater gypsum cave in Russia. If there is a paradise for divers, it is here. The water here is exceptionally clean, clear and very cold (+ 4 C).
Pillars of weathering, Komi Republic
Pillars of weathering, which are located on the plateau of Man-Pupu-Ner can safely be called the hallmark of the Urals. People come here only the most desperate - the distance to the crowded places is 400 kilometers.
The Curonian Spit, Kaliningrad region
Curonian Spit - National Park and the sandy peninsula that separates the freshwater Curonian Lagoon from the Baltic Sea.
Putorana Plateau, the Krasnoyarsk Territory
Reporters compared Putorana Plateau with the "lost world" of Conan Doyle, and tourists call the "margin of ten thousand lakes and thousands of waterfalls." Together they make up the largest reservoir of fresh water after Lake Baikal in Siberia.
Cave Kungur, Perm
Kungur cave is the seventh-longest of all the world gypsum caves. According to scientists, the age of the cave is about 10-12 thousand years. Many caves and passages still not examined till the end.
Avacha Bay, Kamchatka region
Avacha Bay - the second largest bay in the world. It is able to accommodate the entire world fleet. Coil length of 24 kilometers and can reach a depth of 26 meters.
Daddy Volcano, Kuril Islands
After the eruption of 1973 people here no longer live. The eruption was so strong that volcanic ash reached the coast of Shikotan Island, located 80 kilometers away.
Lake Kezenoi am, the Republic of Chechnya
Lake Kezenoi Am (Eisen) - the largest and the only lake in the mountains, located at an altitude of 1870 meters above sea level. Its length from north to south is 2 kilometers, and from west to east - 2, 7 kilometers.
Pole of Cold, Yakutia
Oymyakon - the famous Pole of Cold. It is considered the coldest point in the Northern Hemisphere and the coldest settlement on Earth.
Jack London Lake, Magadan region
Lake with a marvelous name located at an altitude of 803 meters and is surrounded by beautiful mountains. Narrow bay with rocky beaches reminiscent of the Norwegian fjords and lakes of Scotland. In the forest in the mountains around the pond inhabited wolverines, bears, moose.
Lake Baikal, eastern Siberia
The deepest lake in the world, the largest natural reservoir of fresh water. Its width varies from 25 to 80 kilometers and a surface area equal to the area of the territory of countries such as Belgium, the Netherlands or Denmark.