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You will travel through one of Russia's oldest cities, called Yaroslavl which was founded by Yaroslav Wise in year 1010. Another city, Yekaterinburg, was founded in 1721 by Catherine Great. This is city where Tsar Nicholas II and his family were executed in 1918.
The experience will also propel you through numerous tunnels, some of them more than 2 km long. Feel and see experience of riding in your rail car on a bridge which is 2500 meters long over deepest lake in world, Baikal which is said to hold one fifth of world’s fresh water.
Along way you will see biggest Siberian cities of Krasnoyarsk and Irkutsk , watching vast Siberian taiga which is largest remaining forest in world.
The train will also stop in city of Ulan -Ude which house Tibetan Buddhist monastery - center of Buddhism in Russia.
Finally you will arrive in Vladivostok, last city of Russia Far East.
Vladivostok is they gateway to Korea, China and Japan.
During Soviet era, Vladivostok was a secret military base and was completely closed, not only to all foreigners but even to citizens of all regions of then, Soviet Union. You needed special permits just to visit relatives that lived in Vladivostok.
After 1992 this city was opened to all and now anyone can see this beautiful sea port on hills, named " Russian San-Francisco” which is surrounded by gorgeous Gold Horn Bay.
Although Trans Siberian Railway end in sea port of Vladivostok, your journey does not need to end there. You could travel on to Russia’s eastern neighbors, Japan, Korea and China.
Have a wonderful journey!
Marina Smiley is the author of the popular eBook "Cheap Ticket To Russia" Doing Business In Russia Discover a Russian market full of opportunities for starting a profitable business.