The largest nation on Earth, Russia is home to vast stretches of tundra and taiga, as well as some of the world's most lavish royal palaces. With its strong, constant presence throughout history, there's no doubt about Russia's wealth of wonders. In the capital city of Moscow, there's the fortified complex of the Kremlin, the iconic Red Square in the East, and the blooming Alexander Gardens in the West. In St. Petersburg, visit the official residence of past Russian emperors at the grand Winter Palace and enjoy a treasure trove of knowledge at the Hermitage Museum. As for natural wonders? Lena's Stone Forest is a perfect example of a hidden gem left for your next big adventure.