Russia – Dagestan Republic (Makhachkala, Derbent)

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What to do here
 
 World Heritage Sites
  • Citadel, Ancient City and Fortress Buildings of Derbent
 Borders
  • Azerbaijan-Russia
  • Georgia-Russia
  • Russia in Europe (sea border/port/Caspian)
 XL
  • Dagestan North
  • Dagestan Southwest mountainous
 European Cities
  • Derbent
  • Khasavyurt
  • Makhachkala
 Villages and Small Towns
  • Chokh
  • Gunib
  • Kubachi
  • Tindi
 World Cities and Popular Towns
  • Makhachkala
 Airports
  • Makhachkala (MCX)
 Railway, Metro, Funiculars, Cable Cars
  • North Caucasus Railway Experience
 Museums
  • Makhachkala: Dagestan Museum of Fine Arts
  • Makhachkala: Museum of Makhachkala City History
 Religious Temples
  • Tsakhur: Tsakhur Madrassa
 Experiences
  • 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
 Waterfalls
  • Tobot Waterfall
 Bizzarium
  • Gamsutl' (abandoned village)