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Hello friends! My name is Anthony and welcome to Top Words. Today, we are going to be talking about the top 10 tourist attractions in Russia. Let’s start!
And first attraction…
1. Большой театр (Bal'shoy teatr) “Bolshoi Theater”
This is a huge theater which is located in Moscow.
Большой театр знают во всём мире. (Bal'shoy theatr znayut va fsyom mire.) “Bolshoi Theater is known all over the world.”
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2. Кижи (Kizhi) “Kizhi”
Kizhi is one of the 1369 islands in the north-eastern part of Onega Lake.
Кижи - музей под открытым небом и один из объектов Всемирного наследия ЮНЕСКО. (Kizhi - muzey pad atkrytym nebam i adin iz ab'yektaf Fsemirnava naslediya YUNESKA.) “Kizhi is an open-air museum and one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites.”
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3. озеро Байкал (ozera Baykal) “Lake Baikal”
Baikal is one of the oldest lakes in the world and the most famous lake in Russia.
Байкал - самое глубокое озеро в мире. (Baikal - samaye glubokaye ozera v mire.) “Lake Baikal is the deepest lake in the world.”
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4. Собор Василия Блаженного (Sabor Vasiliya Blazhenava) “Saint Basil's Cathedral”
Saint Basil’s Cathedral is a church in the Red Square in Moscow.
Собор Василия Блаженного выглядит очень необычно для российской церкви. (Sabor Vasiliya Blazhenava vyglyadit ochen' neabychna dlya rasiyskay tserkvi.) “Saint Basil's Cathedral has a very unusual design for a Russian church.”
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5. Транссибирская магистраль (Transsibirskaya magistral') “Trans-Siberian Railway”
The Trans-Siberian Railway is a network of railways connecting Moscow with Russian Far East.
Транссибирская магистраль - самая длинная железная дорога в мире. (Transsibirskaya magistral' - samaya dlinaya zheleznaya daroga v mire.) “The Trans-Siberian Railway is the longest railway in the whole world.”
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6. Третьяковская галерея (Tret'yakofskaya galereya) “Tretyakov Gallery”
The State Tretyakov Gallery is an art gallery in Moscow.
В Третьяковской галерее можно увидеть как древние иконы, так и произведения современного искусства. (F Tret'yakofskay galereye mozhna uvidet' kak drevniye ikony, tak i praizvedeniya savremenava iskustva.) “You can see both ancient icons and modern art at the Tretyakov Gallery.”
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7. Царское село (Tsarskaye selo) “Tsarskoye Selo”
Tsarskoye Selo is a museum-reserve located in the city of Pushkin.
Царское село служило летней резиденцией для императорской семьи. (Tsarskaye selo sluzhyla letney rezidentsyyey dlya imperatarskay sem'i.) “Tsarskoye Selo was a summer residence of the imperial family.”
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8. Эрмитаж (Ermitazh) “Hermitage Museum”
The Hermitage Museum is one of the largest art and cultural historical museums in Russia and the world.
Практически каждый турист мечтает побывать в Эрмитаже. (Prakticheski kazhdyy turist mechtayet pabyvat' v Ermitazhe.) “Almost every tourist dreams of visiting Hermitage Museum.”
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9. Красная площадь (Krasnaya ploshchat') “Red Square”
Red Square is the main square of Moscow located in the heart of the city.
Первым делом в Москве нужно побывать на Красной площади. (Pervym delam v Maskve nuzhna pabyvat' na krasnay ploshchadi.) “Red Square is the first place to be visited in Moscow.”
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10. Софийский собор (Safiyskiy sabor) “Cathedral of St. Sophia”
Cathedral of St. Sophia is the main Orthodox church of Veliky Novgorod.
Софийский собор в Новгороде - древнейшая церковь на территории России. (Safiyskiy sabor v Novgarade - drevneyshaya tserkaf' na teritorii Rasii.) “The Cathedral of St. Sophia in Novgorod City is the oldest church in Russia.”
And for today, it’s all. Thank you so much for watching. Today, we have talked about the top 10 tourist attractions in Russia. And what attraction of Russia did you want to see? Write your answers in the comments and don’t forget to check out RussianPod101.com to learn more Russian. Give this video a thumbs up if you like it. Пока-пока! (Paka-paka!) Bye-bye!