eBook DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Russia, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 146541794X
  • ISBN-13: 9781465417947
  • DDC: 914.70486
  • 336 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released November 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Russia, a new title in the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel guidebook series, showcases the best of this diverse country, from the majestic cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg to the sandy beaches of the Baltic Coast and from the lush Volga delta to the snow-capped Caucasus Mountains. Using unique illustrated maps and 3-D cutaway drawings of key locations, travelers can discover the grandeur of the Palace Embankment and the leafy avenues of Vasilevskiy Island in St. Petersburg, explore the historic cities of Sochi and Kaliningrad, and marvel at stunning Lake Baikal in Siberia. Throughout, special features illuminate Russia's history and cultural heritage, local cuisine, and experiences sure to last a lifetime, like where to watch the world-famous Russian Ballet. Full-color maps, city plans, and thematic tours and walks enable travelers to explore Moscow, St. Petersburg, and the country's regions in depth. Hotel and restaurant listings assist travelers planning a trip for Russia, and practical tips on visa information, air and train travel, when to go to Russia, and more help travelers at every stage of their visit. Travelers truly can discover more with DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Russia.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
How to Use this Guide.
1: Introducing Russia.
2: Discovering Russia.
3: Putting Russia on the Map.
4: A Portrait of Russia.
5: Landscape and Wildlife.
6: Russian Orthodox Church.
7: The Arts.
8: Russian Literature.
9: Russian Architecture.
10: Russia through the Year.
11: The History of Russia.
12: Moscow Area by Area.
13: Moscow at a Glance.
14: The Kremlin.
15: Red Square and Kitay Gorod.
16: Garden Ring.
17: Zamoskvoreche.
18: Further Afield.
19: Beyond Moscow.
20: Shopping in Moscow.
21: Entertainment in Moscow.
22: Moscow Street Finder.
23: Street Finder Index.
24: St Petersburg Area by Area.
25: St Petersburg at a Glance.
26: The Islands.
27: Palace Embankment.
28: Gostinyy Dvor.
29: Sennaya Ploshchad.
30: Further Afield.
31: Beyond St Petersburg.
32: St Petersburg Street Finder.
33: Street Finder Index.
34: Russia Region by Region.
35: Russia at a Glance.
36: Northern Russia.
37: Exploring Northern Russia.
38: Kaliningrad.
39: Exploring Kaliningrad.
40: Central and Southern Russia.
41: Exploring Central and Southern Russia.
42: The Caucasus.
43: Exploring the Caucasus.
44: Siberia and the Far East.
45: Exploring Siberia and the Far East.
46: Travellers’ Needs.
47: Where to Stay.
48: Where to Stay.
49: Where to Eat and Drink.
50: The Flavours of Russia.
51: What to Drink.
52: Where to Eat and Drink.
53: Shopping in Russia.
54: What to Buy.
55: Entertainment in Russia.
56: Outdoor Activities.
57: Survival Guide.
58: Practical Information.
59: Personal Security and Health.
60: Banking and Local Currency.
61: Communications.
62: Travel Information.
63: Travelling around Russia.
64: Travelling in the Cities.
General Index.
Phrase Book.