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Russia – Kalmykia Republic (Elista)

VISITED BY: 229 NOMADS
What to do here
 
 Sights (Temporarily Reinstated)
  • Burkhan Bakshin Altan Sume, Elista
 Borders
  • Russia in Europe (sea border/port/Caspian)
 XL
  • Kalmykia Caspian areas (Lagan)
  • Kalmykia Far West (Gorodovikovsk)
 Railway, Metro, Funiculars, Cable Cars
  • North Caucasus Railway Experience
 Museums
  • Elista: National Museum of the Republic of Kalmykia
  • Elista: Palmov Kalmykia Republican Museum of Local Lore
 Religious Temples
  • Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni, Elista
 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
Elista
Elista
Elista
Burkhan Bakshin Altan Sume
Burkhan Bakshin Altan Sume
Golden Buddha