Russia is the world`s largest state and a country with tradition and culture stretching back to the early first millennium. Some of the most famous architectural, historical and cultural monuments in
Russia are included in the UNESCO list of Universal Heritage Objects, including
the Moscow Kremlin and Red Square, the historic centre of St. Petersburg and
the palace and park complexes of its suburbs. Other sites include the whitestone
monuments of Vladimir-Suzdal and cities of the "Russian Golden Ring," Troitse-Sergieva
Lavra in Sergiev Posad and the Ascension Church in Kolomenskoye. Russian territory is vast, with many zones of much interest.