" Deep in the sea, there are riches beyond your imagination. But if you seek safety, that is at the shore. "

Saadi Shirazi

Saint Basil's Cathedral, Red Square, Moscow

I spent 16 days in Russia and I enjoyed my time there, here are some of the things that I noticed in Russia.

Air Arabia flight from Sharjah to Moscow

Airport Express Metro from Domodedovo Airport to Moscow city

Outside Komsomolskaya Metro Station

Ticket Counters at Leningradskiy Railway Station

I traveled in this Krasnaya Strela train from Moscow to St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg Railway Station

Kazan Cathedral, St. Petersburg

An artist drawing near Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, St. Petersburg

Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, St. Petersburg

The beautiful St. Petersburg

Lunch at a Stolovaya in St. Petersburg

Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg

Neva River, St. Petersburg

Nevsky Prospekt, St. Petersburg

Moskovsky railway station, St. Petersburg

I traveled in Sapsan train from St. Petersburg to Moscow

Outside Komsomolskaya Metro Station, Moscow

Moskva River, Moscow

Red Square, Moscow

A main street in Moscow

Red Square, Moscow

Decorated streets near Red Square, Moscow

GUM Mall at Red Square, Moscow

Inside Moscow Metro

The long long ... elevators of Moscow Metro

Outside Kazan railway station

The beautiful Kul Sharif Mosque, Kazan

Kul Sharif Mosque, Kazan

Inside Kul Sharif Mosque, Kazan

I ate at a Tatar restaurant in Kazan

Bauman Street, Kazan

A statue near Kazan Kremlin

Sculpture Composition Doveriye (trust), Kazan

Dinner at Stolovaya inside Kazan-2 railway station before taking the train from Kazan to Yekaterinburg

Platzkart in Russian train

Drinking Bournvita

Railway track at Yekaterinburg railway station

Yekaterinburg Railway Station (Vokzal)

Europe Asia Border, Yekaterinburg

Eating Shawarma at a Azerbaijani restaurant near Yekaterinburg Vokzal

Iset River, Yekaterinburg

A street in Yekaterinburg

Lenin statue on the 1905 Square, Yekaterinburg

A quote by Lenin below the statue on the 1905 Square, Yekaterinburg

Babushka on the train from Yekaterinburg to Novosibirsk, her name was Lidiya, she was going to Tyumen

Prayed Jummah at the nearby mosque on the Frunze Street, Novosibirsk

Novosibirsk Zoo

Polar Bear at Novosibirsk Zoo

Novosibirsk Zoo

Novosibirsk railway station (Vokzal)

Babushka on the train from Novosibirsk to Irkutsk, her name was Tania, she was going to Krasnoyarsk

Drinking Green tea

Krasnoyarsk railway station

Railway track at Krasnoyarsk railway station

Arrived at Irkutsk railway station

The beautiful Lake Baikal at Listvyanka village

The beautiful Lake Baikal

Irkutsk Babr

Irkutsk City Center

I ❤️ Irkutsk

Boarded the Rossiya train number 2 from Irkutsk to Ulan-Ude

Ulan-Ude railway station

The Giant Lenin Head, Ulan-Ude

I went to the VTB bank in Ulan-Ude just next to Buryatia hotel and exchanged 150 USD for 13805 roubles

Rinpoche Bagsha Datsan, Ulan-Ude

Rinpoche Bagsha Datsan, Ulan-Ude

Inside Ulan-Ude mosque

Ulan-Ude mosque

Lipton tea (Black tea, Green tea and Watermelon with mint)

Coffee, Biscuits & Sugar which I bought from Sputnik store in Ulan-Ude for my long journey to Vladivostok

Chita Railway Station

Tea time

Skovorodino Railway Station


Skovorodino Railway Station

Restaurant Car in the Rossiya Train

Khabarovsk railway station

Khabarovsk railway station

Vladivostok railway station

Central Square, Vladivostok

Central Square, Vladivostok

T34 Soviet Tank at Park Pobedy in Vladivostok

Park Pobedy, Vladivostok

Park Pobedy, Vladivostok

Park Pobedy, Vladivostok

Vladivostok City

Vladivostok City

Vladivostok City

Before the start of Vladivostok Marathon

Running in Vladivostok Marathon

Running over Zolotoy Bridge in Vladivostok Marathon

Ran 10 KM in Vladivostok Marathon

Central Square, the finishing point of the Vladivostok Marathon

Aeroflot flight from Vladivostok to Sheremetyevo, Moscow

Inside the Aeroflot flight from Vladivostok to Sheremetyevo, Moscow

This was my last day in Russia, it was drizzling in the morning

Airport Express train from Paveletsky Station to Domodedovo Airport, Moscow

Check-in for Air Arabia flight to Sharjah at Domodedovo Airport, Moscow

I had a very good time in Russia ٱلْحَمْدُ لِلَّٰهِ , got a lot of help from local people. This was my itinerary.