Natural Attractions in Russia

The most interesting and exciting natural attractions in Russia are located in the Asian part of the country. It is quite normal because Russia is the largest country by area in the world, covers the northern parts of the continent of Asia. Are heading in the eastern regions of the Chukchi region and Lake El gygytgyn.

This is a relatively shallow lake is a large crater was formed about 3.6 million years, they live in many endemic species. Size of Lake El gygytgyn is 12 km and 18 km for most of the year is frozen. Similar natural phenomenon is a crater Popigai, formed by meteorite million years ago.

Here are mined diamonds and many pictures of crater Popigai hard to find. Beautiful volcano can see Atlasov Island Island - Alaid (2,339 meters) in the eastern part of Russia. Nearby Atlasov Island island it is another beautiful crater Ebeko 1156 meters - Sakhalin area. Bookmark and Share

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The most visited natural attractions in Russia

Panoramic photos of Klyuchevskaya Sopka volcano 4,750 meters, you can do if you visit the Kamchatka Peninsula. The view to the correct conical shape of a volcano is magnificent. The rock formations can mention the Krasnoyarsk Stolby. Are a group of granite rocks, which rise to a height of 90 meters.

Manpupuner cliffs - interesting stone columns in the Komi Republic. Rising middle of nowhere on the bare hills of the Ural mountains at a height of 42 meters. Kuril Islands are very beautiful, especially during the summer months. Here, besides the beautiful majestic volcanoes can be seen very large waterfalls. Just this waterfall is Ilya Muromets - Sakhalin area.

The most interesting natural attractions in Russia

Unfortunately difficult to access and can be seen only from the side of the Pacific if you are on a boat, because its water falls directly into the sea. Ilya Muromets height of 142 m and is located on the island of Iturup. Other beautiful waterfalls are in Krasnoyarsk region - Kinseluk Falls and Talnikowy Falls.

According to our most famous landmark is the highest peak in Europe - Mount Elbrus. Located in the Caucasus mountains near the border with Georgia. Mount Elbrus is a magnet for all climbers with its height of 5,642 meters. The peak in recent years it has become quite easy to climb since the cable lift is completed in 1979 to a height of 3,800 meters.

Lake Baikal is the last stop in our natural attractions in Russia. This is the deepest freshwater lake in the world. Lake Baikal is 25 million years and collect 20% of all fresh water on Earth. In the eastern part of the lake tribes still live Buryat, rearing goats, cows, camels and sheep.

For the vast expanses of Siberia will talk to our other destination because Siberia covers a large geographical area of the Ural Mountains to the shores of the Pacific Ocean.

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