25 May 2024
The truth surprises tourists when coming to Russia 6

The truth surprises tourists when coming to Russia 6

Rich people in Russia often rent fake ambulances so they can give way.

The following things are considered by Telegraph to be `surprising` for tourists when visiting Russia.

1. Subbotnik is the day everyone cleans up the streets.

2. Giving flowers is an extremely polite gesture in Russia.

3. The alcohol tolerance of people in this country is very good.

4. The average age of Russians is 63 years old, lower than North Korea and Iraq.

5. The metro station system in Moscow is considered the most beautiful in the world.

The Moscow metro system opened on May 15, 1935.

6. If Paris (France) has a love lock bridge, Moscow has many love locks.

7. Rich people in Russia often rent fake ambulances so they can give way.

8. Russia’s population has a gender imbalance, with 11 million more women than men.

9. In 1908, the Russian sports delegation arrived at the Olympic Games in London 12 days late.

10. Former general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev of Russia once released a lyrical music album.

11. St. Basil’s Cathedral is a famous tourist attraction in Russia.

The truth surprises tourists when coming to Russia

Basil’s Cathedral is one of the 7 wonders that attract most tourists in Russia.

12. According to Henry Troyat’s biography, Peter the Great loved his toy soldiers so much that he ordered the execution of a mouse (by hanging) because it bit off the head of one of them.

13. This large country has 9 time zones.

14. The radiation level on the shore of Russia’s Karachay Lake is 600 roentgen, enough to kill a person if standing next to the lake for an hour.

15. St Petersburg has a statue of a hare.

16. Russia has one of the longest pedestrian suspension bridges in the world with 439 m, called Sky Bridge.

17. Russia has the least used language in the world, Ter Sami.

18. Russia has many special cafes.

19. If you want to go to the coldest place in the world, visit the Oymyakon region.

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