Picturesque Journey Only on Volga, Plyos

Russia does have a lot of beautiful natural scenery in each of its cities. Each city will spoil you with natural scenes that you might never have imagined before. Maybe you will also be surprised and do not think that Russia has such a beautiful place. If during this time you get to know Russia […]

Enjoy Your Night Date by Crossing the Volga in Tver 

The Volga, at 3,530 kilometres long, is not just the longest river in Russia. It also plays an outsized role in Russian history. It was the main channel for Moscow’s drive southward, throughout the hundreds of years, to the Caspian Sea.  It gave the backdrop to Tsar Ivan the Terrible’s epic triumph over the Khanates of Kazan, […]

Why Is Volga River Be the One of Religious Symbols?

Talking about religious symbols, there are several things that can be included in religious symbols. It could be an object or even a place. Every country has a religious symbol which of course there are characteristics there. As we know, there are several religions that people believe. Even one religion can dominate in certain countries. […]

Yuri II Vsevelodovich’s Life; The Founder of Nizhny Novgorod

Nizhny Novgorod (often colloquially Nizhny, Gorky from 1932 to 1990) is a city in central Russia, the administrative center of the Volga Federal District and the Nizhny Novgorod Region. It is the largest city in the Volga Federal District and on the Volga River. The city was established on February 4, 1221 by Vladimir Prince […]

Magical History of Kostroma, a City Founded by Yuri Dolgoruky

Kostroma is an ancient city in Russia with a very rich historical background. It is the administrative center of the Kostroma region, a large port on the Volga. Kostroma is located 301 km northeast of Moscow, on the Kostroma Lowland, on both banks of the Volga and the old estuary of the Kostroma River. The […]

6 Most Notable Places in Russia for Fishing Salmon, Trout, and More

Russia has the fourth longest coastline in the world after Canada, Greenland, and Indonesia. The country’s fishing industry covers 7.6 million square kilometers of Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) that includes access to twelve seas, three oceans, and two million rivers. The Food and Agriculture Organization of The United Nations (FAO) mentioned that in 2005 Russia […]

Unique History of Volga River That You Need to Know

The Volga River is the longest river in Europe reaching 2,294 miles in length and entirely located in Russia. The word “Volga” itself means “wetness” in early Slavic language roots. The river is functioning as flood control, irrigation and transportation. It surely live up to its name as “Mother Volga” for playing a major role […]

6 Most Interesting Facts of Volga River in Russia

Volga river is the place for some animals. There are 5 animals that live in Volga river. Those are Russian desman, Russian sturgeon, pelicans, flamingo and Caspian seal. They are both endemic and endangered animals. After knowing such information, you need to know 6 most interesting facts of Volga river in Russia. 1. The Largest River […]

5 Animals that Lives in Volga River

Volga river is national river of Russia. Russian people calls it “Mother Volga”. It is also the largest river in Europe in terms of length, watershed and discharge. Besides, there are about eleven big cities in Russia lays in Volga river basin. Volga river starts from the Valday Hills of northwest of Moscow. It flows […]