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The FIFA World Cup 2018 travel guide

The FIFA World Cup 2018 travel guide

By AKASH THAPA

The FIFA world cup 2018 is for the first time taking place in Russia. The grand event will have 64 matches in total, which will take place in 11 different locals, namely Kaliningrad, Kazan, Krasnodar, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Rostov-on-Don, Saint Petersburg, Samara, Saransk, Sochi, Volgograd, Yaroslavl, and Yekaterinburg 

We spoke to the locals and got you their top picks 

KALININGRAD
Party at the Sky Bar, operational only from Friday-Sunday. Grab a drink at Yeltsin pub. Head to Konigsbacker for a meal.

What else to do
• Konigsberg Cathedral
A church built in gothic style faced the destructive world war 2 dedicated • to Virgin Mary.
Museum of The World Ocean
A place of unseen world of ocean with the great Russian submarines, • open all days
The Dancing Forest
A pine forest located at curonian split known for its twisted trees.


KAZAN
Enjoy Karaoke at  Karaoke bliss no. 1, a family bar. Relish local food at Dom chaya.
 
What Else to do
Prestizh (outdoor activity nature and parks)
A venue full of adventurous activities .
Kul Sharif mosque
A mosque located in Kremlin Kazan is said to be the largest in Russia.
Slava Zaitsev art, gallery
The place for art lovers, full of display of beautiful artwork.
 
 Krasnodar
Grab a bite at Stan or Dikan’ka. Enjoy hookah at Puff puff pass

What Else to do
Monument to Catherine the Great
This truly astounding monument of one of the greatest women in Russian History is partway down Krasnaya Street 
Christyakoskiy grove park
If you are tired of the city air and sounds of the cars, escape to this nature island in the center of the city.
Krasnaya Ulitsa
The route stretches from Aurora theatre to Alexander Nevsky Church. Along the way, you will see the obelisk honoring the 200th anniversary of the Kuban Cossack army, Pushkin's library, and a triumphal arch dedicated to Emperor Alexander III
 
 Moscow
 Party at Gogol and Icon, the matter offers the best security in terms of women safety.Enjoy a cup of coffee at Varvary café

 What else to do
Red Square
 Red Square is often considered the central square of Moscow, the point from which all major streets originate.
Moscow oceanarium
With so many underwater creatures, it is just 1 hour away from the centre.

 Saransk
Party at the GQ bar. Grab breakfast at Rozmarin
 
What Else to go
Family monument
Life-affirming sculpture next to the Cathedral Ushakov, located in Sovetskaya St.
Us kudar Mosque
The Turkish architectural piece of work has the most peaceful atmosphere to worship located in 60 Let Oktyabrya Ave.

Nizhny Novgorod
Party at Rebel. Grab a bite at Shuster shmel
  
What Else to do
The Kremlin
Draped like a serpent across a hill, the Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin overlooks the confluence of the Volga and Oka rivers.
The House Museum of Maxim Gorky
A must visit with children or teens, to see how people actually lived in this area in early 19th century.

SAINT PETERSBURG
 Party at The Idiot. Head to Pkhali khinkali for a meal. 

 What Else to do
Peterhof Grand Palace
A series of palaces and gardens. 
The Bath Block
Right across from Monplaisir Palace, this is where the royal family relaxed and enjoyed their bath therapies

Yaroslavl
Eat at Renati. Head to Myode Club for a good time. 

What else to do
Yaroslavl Embankment
Stroll along the Volga River as it rushes through the heart of the city.
Strelka Fountains
Beside the fountains you will get a great look over the Kotorosl and Volga

Samara
Grab a bite at Parmigiano, party at Gustov

Where else to go
Stalin’s Bunker
Stalin’s secret bunker 
Galileo Park
An edutainment center, created by scientists, magicians and engineers.

Rostov On Don
Try Smetana for food and head to Svoi Bar for drinks 

What else to do
Underpass Art
Witness the daily life of the workers and scenes from the Great Patriotic War on tile mosaic in the underpasses 

Sochi
Party at Traugolnik, eat at Khmeli & Suneli

What else to do
Ice Dome Balshoi
The Bolshoy Ice Dome is a multi-purpose indoor arena located in Olympic Park
Southern Culture’s Park
Spend some time in the greens