Planning your Christmas weddings in Russia? In Russia, Christmas is celebrated once following the Roman calendar and again they celebrate the Russian Orthodox Christmas in the beginning of January, according to the Julian calendar. So in this very special Christmas of your life enjoy a different flavor of the festival.
Let Christmas Carnivals be your guide as you plan for Christmas weddings in Russia.
The description of Santa's sledge darting across the snow becomes real in Russia. Owing to the extreme low temperatures much of the land is frozen during this time of the year. But probably this is best to have the true feel of the country. Moscow and St. Petersburg are the most important locations of the country. Each of these places is a storehouse of the rich Russian history, is the representative of the Russian culture. Besides these, the other important cities are Vladivostok, Kiev, Riga and Irkutsk.
Christmas weddings in Russia can be custom made to suit your budget. So it has provisions for both five star hotels as well as small budget hotels. The major luxury hotels in Russia are Ararat Park Hyatt Moscow, Golden Ring Hotel, Marriot Grand Hotel and the Le Royal Meridien National. The Globus, Salyut Hotel, Arena are some ofnthe budget hotels in Russia. Since it is freezing outside, an indoor wedding and reception should ideally be your choice for wedding. The banquets of the hotels can be an option for you to consider.
If you have a church wedding in mind, Russia won't disappoint in this regard. There are some beautiful and historic cathedrals in the country. St Isaak Cathedral in Moscow can be the best option for the church wedding. But make sure to arrange for it early and do not forget to brush up on your Russian if that is not your mother tongue.
This is not all. As you are visiting Russia during the Christmas, don't miss out on the romantic Trans Siberian Train journey with your beloved. Hope these suggestions help you for planning Christmas weddings in Russia. Enjoy the festive season with