Russia

Russian Cuisine

Historically, the dishes of each nation differed in the way they were prepared from each other. So, Russian cuisine was based on cooking products in an oven, gradually changing under the influence of the cultures of other countries. Characteristics of Russian cuisine The formation of food preferences was greatly influenced by church abstinence. Orthodox Christians had …

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White mosque in Bolgar

Tatarstan is famous not only for the Kul Sharif mosque, but also for the White Mosque in the city of Bolgar (the ancient name is Bulgar).It is inferior to the Kazan prayer building in size, but not in grandeur and beauty. It is not for nothing that the White Mosque is called the Tatarstan Taj Mahal. Anyone …

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Kul Sharif Mosque

Juma Mosque Kul Sharif is a visiting card of Kazan, the main attraction of the city and one of the pilgrimage centers for Muslims.Despite the fact that the mosque is not a historical building, it quickly gained popularity among city residents and tourists. You can visit it both independently and during a group sightseeing tour. The …

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Temple of All Religions

The Temple of All Religions is a landmark of Tatarstan. Not far from Kazan, on the banks of the Volga, in the village of Old Arakchino, there is a building that resembles a fantastic mini-town with unusual architecture that combines the most unthinkable directions. Here, in the Ecumenical Temple – the temple of the unity of souls …

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Königsberg Cathedral

The cathedral in Kaliningrad is a German heritage preserved by the Soviet regime, a monument of a world scale. After World War II, the destroyed Konigsberg, located in East Prussia, became part of the USSR and became Kaliningrad. From the history of the Cathedral The birthday of the cathedral is September 13, 1333 . Until the 16th century, …

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Trinity Izmailovsky Cathedral

Trinity Izmailovsky Cathedral – the Cathedral of the Life-Giving Trinity of the Izmailovsky Life Guards Regiment, one of the monumental temples of St. Petersburg. The Orthodox Cathedral of Military Glory is located in the Admiralteisky district, in the center of the northern capital, at the crossroads of Troitsky and Izmailovsky avenues. Life Guards Izmailovsky Regiment …

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Grebnevskaya Church

The Church of the Grebnevskaya Icon of the Mother of God is the oldest church of the 17th century in the city of Odintsovo. The emergence of the temple The village of Odintsovo, on the Mozhaisky section of the Smolensk road, at the end of the 17th century was acquired by Artamon Sergeevich Matveev, a …

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