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    16 Completely Surreal Places That Could Only Exist In Russia

    These metro stations are like works of art!

    1. First, the Komsomolskaya station on the Moscow Metro looks like something straight out of a movie set.

    2. So does the Dostoyevskaya station, which was named after the writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky.

    3. More gorgeous train stations: the elegant Mayakovskaya station, which is a part of the Zamoskvoretskaya line in downtown Moscow.

    4. Also in Moscow, the Bolshói theater is a historic showcase for Russian art. Its name translates to "great theater."

    5. At the Museum of Cosmonautics, you can find anything from space suits to moon rocks to satellite parts.

    6. The Moscow International Business Center is also known as Moscow-City.

    7. The Peterhof Palace in Saint Petersburg is not actually one single palace.

    8. And there's this incredible cemetery with statues from the Communist era at the Muzeon Park in Moscow.

    9. The Red Square, of course, is located at the Kitay-gorod district, and all the streets that stem from it can take you through the entire city of Moscow.

    10. Meanwhile, the Kul Sharif mosque, located in Kazan, was declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2000.

    11. And while we're on the subject of World Heritage sites, you can't miss the Lena Pillars, which formed more than 500 million years ago.

    12. Dargavs is also known as "the city of the dead" because it's a far-off city filled with tombs and crypts.

    13. This is the Church of the Savior on Blood, also known as the Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ.

    14. The volcanoes in Kamchatka have been dubbed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997.

    15. Olkhon Island, in Lake Baikal, is considered to be one of the five "global poles" of shamanic energy.

    16. And finally, the Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg uses a fully magical palette of colors that would make Wes Anderson proud.

    This post was translated from Spanish.