[Infographic] Trans-Siberian Railroad

[Infographic] Trans-Siberian Railroad

The trans-siberian railroad is, probably, one of the best ways to get to know Russia. It goes through all the main cities in Russia and you’ve got a chance to travel through the Trans-Siberian railroad while learning about Russian culture and history!

Saint Petersburg

  • this city is on UNESCO’s World Heritage List

  • there are about 800 bridges

  • more bridges than any other city in Europe

  • one of the deepest metro systems in the world (86 meters below ground)

Moscow

  • it is the biggest city in Europe, 15 512 000 ppl
  • it has the highest building in Europe, 540 m (Ostankino broadcasting tower)
  • there lives the most number of billionaires in the world, 74 ppl

Kazan

  • this city is the host of 2018 FIFA world cup

  • 50% population of this city is Muslims

  • the main Mosque faces the Orthodox church in the central square

Yekaterinburg

  • this city is located on the border of Europe and Asia

  • first Russian emperor Peter I founded it, and the last emperor Nicholas II died there

  • metal for Statue of Liberty in New York was mined in this city

Novosibirsk

  • it is the 3rd largest city in Russia

  • it has the biggest Opera and Ballet Theatre in Russia

  • the main scientific center of Siberia (Akademgorodok) is located there

Krasnoyarsk

  • the city of 150 fountains

  • it is the home of Stolbism – young mountains climbing

Khabarovsk

  • it has 300 sunny days per year

  • it is depicted on 5000 rubles banknote

  • it is situated 30 km away from a border with China

Vladivostok

  • this city is the end point of Transsiberian route

  • it has the highest bridge in the world

  • 95% of families who live there have cars

Lake Baikal

  • it is the deepest lake (depth 1642m)

  • the water is so clear that it is possible to see through as deep as 25 meters

  • it is the oldest lake – 25 000 000 years old

If you are dreaming of making one of the most scenic railway rides in the world, then check our Essential guide for Trans-Siberian Railway trip.

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