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Russia Travel Guides


Russia travel guides are indispensable travel tools. Seasoned travelers always have a travel guide at their side, whether traveling independently or in organized tours. All the travel guides below are packed with information, illustrations and maps that will ease and enrich your travel experience. To assist you with your search for the best possible travel guide, we have started with the most general guides, followed by the more specific.




Russia (Lonely Planet Travel Guide) (March 1, 2009)
Paperback:788 pages
From the sublime ballet dancers in the Bolshoi Theatre, to majestic rugged scenery of Lake Baikal (the world's deepest lake), this Russia travel guide offers a broad range of information. The facts about the country's history and culture are of great interest and excellently written.
Ukraine (Bradt Travel Guide 3rd Edition) (May 18, 2010)
: 464 pages
Be dazzled by the golden domes of Orthodox cathedrals, be awed by the monumental Stalinist architecture of Kyiv, be inspired by the breathtaking natural beauty of the Crimean peninsula. On the edge of Europe, Ukraine is a land of the unconventional and quirky, a unique mix of cosmopolitan and Soviet. This insightful guide shows you how to make the most of it all.
Belarus (Bradt Travel Guide) (August 13, 2008)
Paperback: 304 pages
Belarus remains the most inaccessible, unknown and misunderstood country in Europe. This guide (the first to focus on the Republic of Belarus), offers a rare opportunity to learn about country and its people as they really are - before the rest of the world catches on. Explore Belarusian cultural monuments, churches, monasteries and castles dating back to the Middle Ages, as well as the nations vast areas of marshes, lakes and rivers which are of particular appeal to ecologists and environmentalists.
Romania & Moldova (Lonely Planet Travel Guide) (May 1, 2007)
: 392 pages
Moldova is a picturesque country of rolling green hills, whitewashed villages, placid lakes, sunflower fields and vineyards. If you want to experience this old-world charm and plan to travel to this newly formed ex-Soviet republic, then this is the best guide book for you.
Central Asia (Lonely Planet Guide 5th Edition) (November 1, 2010)
Paperback: 556 pages
Wander through history in Uzbekistan's Silk Road towns, taste the nomad's life in a Kyrgyz yurt stay, be astonished by the bizarre personality cult of Turkmenistan's president, experience cutting-edge adventure on Tajikistan's soaring peaks and lose yourself in the desertscapes of Kazakhstan. Surreal, fascinating and addictive - discover the "stans" with this insightful and comprehensive guide.
Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania (Eyewitness Travel) (Jan. 19, 2009)
Paperback: 432 pages
The most thorough and up-to-date guide if you are traveling to Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. Each nation boasts its own picturesque capital (Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius respectively), each brimming with old-world architecture, magnificently preserved cathedrals, quaint shops and cafes. In addition, the three countries have all joined the European Union which has made traveling to them easier than ever before.
Trans-Siberian Handbook (Trailblazer 7th Edition) (Oct. 1, 2007)
Paperback: 480 pages
From Moscow, past the unique Lake Baikal and on to Beijing or Vladivostok, follow in the tracks of Victoria-era adventurers. Whether you plan to take one week or ten, this invaluable Russia travel guide will see you from one end of the world's longest train route to the other.
Moscow, St. Petersburg & The Golden Ring (Odyssey 3rd Edition) (April 30, 2007)
Paperback: 728 pages
Gold-domed churches, sunset-hue palaces, lollipop-stripe cathedrals and lavish wooden dachas will engage your imagination in this detailed Russia travel guide. Follow in the footsteps of the Tsars at the Moscow Kremlin, venture the streets of historic St. Petersburg and explore ancient Russian towns of the Golden Ring, including Yaroslavl, Vladimir, and Suzdal.
Kiev (Bradt Travel Guide) (Nov. 1, 2004)
Paperback: 328 pages
The Bradt City Guide leads you through the cobbled streets - from ancient ruins and golden-domed churches to modern shops and trendy nightspots. Inside you will find information on: the Kiev Pechersk Lavra, walks through Kiev's historic streets, restaurants, hotels, nightlife, Jewish sites, a handy Ukrainian & Russian language guide, plus info on day trips from Kiev.