05/06/2018 12:36 SAST | Updated 18/06/2018 14:46 SAST

10 Breath-taking Russia Photos That Will Give You Wanderlust

The FIFA World Cup season 2018 is finally here! Have a look at why we rate Russia as one of those countries you could surprisingly fall in love with.

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Russia has been in the news quite a bit in the last few years – from the 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games to Edward Snowden's Wikileaks and now the 2018 FIFA World Cup. To be perfectly honest, Russia wasn't high on our travel bucket list. That's until we saw these travel photos. We have been positively blown away, to say the least. Russia is majestic, has incredibly spectacular sights, as well as fascinating history and culture.

Have a look and prepare to be bitten by the Wanderlust bug:

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