You might know Russia from being the world’s largest country, its onion-domed architecture and the October Revolution. Add in the cultural, historical and visual diversity and have no more reason not to plunge in Russian adventure (yes we are talking about the Cyrillic alphabet!).
This summer Russia is at our spot for a whole different reason: The country is the official host for 2018 FIFA World Club!
Visiting Russia during World Cup?
Let’s get real for a second. Perhaps you wouldn’t be witnessing the snowy fairy-tale book version of the country however you would definitely get to breath a unique atmosphere. After all, about 1.5 million foreign tourists who are expected to visit Russia this season cannot be wrong!
– Kremlin Palace –
The capital gets more vibrant as soon as the weather gets a little better, changing the city’s atmosphere completely. Red Square is the must see place when visiting Moscow.
Have a stroll around its surroundings towards the Kremlin Palace. The more you walk through the Kremlin Palace, the more you will discover Middle Aged buildings, glomourous cathedrals, and get to take a ton of pictures.
You may also stop by Lenin’s mausoleum and take a real look at the leader of Bolshevik Revolution. Do not forget stop by the oldest street in the city, Ulitsa Varvarka. Later on have a boat trip on the Moskva River and then head to one of the bars to enjoy the day’s match.
The tournement’s first and last games will be played on June 14 and and July 11 here in Luzhniki Stadium as well as the semi final on July 11.
The imperial capital Saint Petersburg had gone through a series of tragic events that made it the St Petersburg today. Three revolutions; the 1905-1907 revolution, the February 1917 Revolution and the October Revolution, a civil war and an enclosure of 872 days…
Nowadays St. Petersburg is Russia’s most important economic, scientific and cultural center and a major transport hub. At the same time the city is one of standing out tourism centers of the country, and is in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Even though one week is not enough for visiting every bits of the cit,y one must visit the Hermitage Museum, Russian Museum, Peter and Paul Fortress, St. Isaac Cathedral and Nevskiy Boulevard when in town.
The city’s Saint Petersburg Stadium will be hosting round of 16 games, semi-final and match for third place. This stadium draws attention not only with the matches that it will be hosting but also by its appearance. According to the famous Japanese architect and the designer of the stadium, Kishō Kurokawa, it looks like a space ship, which has just landed on the Gulf of Finland.
Likewise, the stadium is equipped with a retractable roof and a swinging field, concert, shows, and all kinds of sporting events to be held in four seasons.
Russian pearl Sochi stands along the Black Sea near Caucasus Mountains. This holiday city is well located in the nature and attracts visitors with its unique ambiance. Recently Sochi became more famous amongst local and international travelers and peaked as the host of 2014 Winter Olympics. Besides experiencing Subtropical climate visitors come to the city to see Fisht Olympic Stadium, Oceanario de Sochi and Bolshoy Ice Dome.
At 2018 FIFA World Cups Fisht Stadium will be hosting four group games, a round of 16 matches and a quarter-final!