Day 1: History of the Kremlin. Russian Rule. (The Kremlin’s museums and churches.)
Day 2: Moscow Streets and Architecture (Pushkin Monument, Bulgakov’s Moscow, New Moscow)
Day 3: Field trip to Vladimir and Bogolubovo. Russian countryside
Day 4: Russian Art (Tretyakov Gallery)
Day 5: Russia’s Churches and Monasteries (Sergiev Posad)
Day 6:Soviet Culture (Lenin’s Mausoleum).
Day 7: Contemporary Russian Politics and Culture. Optional: Russian Customs (Bathhouses, Restaurants, Clubs)
Topics in Petersburg and Planned Excursions
Day 1:Peter’s Legacy (Peter and Paul Fortress, Bronze Horseman, Petersburg Streets, Architecture, and History
Day 2: Petersburg Streets, Architecture, and History. St. Isaac Cathedral
Day 3: The Culture of Russian Empire (Palace Square, Winter Palace, The Hermitage)
Day 4: The Culture of Russian Empire (Palaces of Russia’s rulers in the city of Peterdhof)
Day 5: Russian Literature in Petersburg (Haunts of Gogol and Dostoevsky, Dostoevsky Museum.)
Day 6: Free time. Conclusion.
Natasha’s Dance. (Figos)
Face of Russia (Billington)
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