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Russia – Dagestan Republic (Makhachkala, Derbent)

What to do here
 World Heritage Sites
  • Citadel, Ancient City and Fortress Buildings of Derbent
  • Azerbaijan-Russia
  • Georgia-Russia
  • Russia in Europe (sea border/port/Caspian)
  • Dagestan North
  • Dagestan Southwest mountainous
 European Cities
  • Derbent
  • Khasavyurt
  • Makhachkala
 World Cities
  • Makhachkala
  • Makhachkala (MCX)
 Railway, Metro, Funiculars, Cable Cars
  • North Caucasus Railway Experience
  • Makhachkala: Dagestan Museum of Fine Arts
  • Makhachkala: Museum of Makhachkala City History
  • Drink kvas
  • Drink vodka with locals
  • Experience (at least) a night on a train
  • Play/hear balalaika
  • Sauna (plus swim in lake/river!)
  • Taste Pelmeni
  • Taste Pirog
  • Taste Pirozhki
  • Wear an ushanka
A rare tourist in Makhachkala
Sarikum sand dunes
Sulak canyon, Dubki
Kubachi village
Kubachi village
Sasanian city wall, Derbent