Kokoshnik is the most important and beautiful part of Russian National dress. Historically, a kokoshnik is a headdress worn by married women. This kind of head garment was extremely heavy and expensive. This is why Kokoshniks were used as a dowry that was always handed down with care and reverence from generation to generation.
Maslenica (mas-len-EAT-sah) is a unique Slavic holiday, and is a mix of Orthodox and pagan traditions. It lasts for an entire week and takes place during the last week before the Great Lent and is followed by Easter.
The Eliseyev Emporium (sometimes spelled Elisseeff ) is the cherry on top of Nevsky Prospekt in St Petersburg and inspires that sense of “childlike wonder” for visitors of all
Grand Maket Russia interactive museum is a gigantic miniature model of Russia, built in 1:87 scale, which covers an area of 800 square meters (8,600 sq ft). It is the largest miniature in Russia and second largest miniature in the whole world.
Catherine’s palace is one of the most famous summer palaces of the Russian Royal family. It is a destination that people from all over the world flock to see
The “Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines” is an interactive museum with a collection of original working arcade games from the Soviet era. In this article, we discuss some of the exhibits which you can actually play! We also briefly discuss the role of arcade games in The Soviet Union.