The "7 Wonders of Russia" was launched last autumn. The goal of the contest is to revive a sense of patriotism in Russia, as well as drawing attention to restoration and preservation of unique cultural, historical and natural sites located throughout the country. Anyone can cast their vote for one of the sights of the country on the Internet or through SMS messages. The vote was secret, interim results reported once a week during the live broadcast of "Good Morning, Russia". Following the first round were selected by 49 "miracles" of the seven federal districts of Russia. The second round of voting determined the 14 finalists. "G" can be selected in the super-finals before 10 June. In the super-finals voted more than 25 million Russians. Competition winners were announced during prazdnechnogo concert dedicated to Russia.
seven wonders of Russia began to St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow, Peterhof in St. Petersburg, Mamaev Kurgan, and the statue of Mother Motherland, Volgograd, Stolby weathering in Komi, the Valley of Geysers in Kamchatka, Lake Baikal, and Mount Elbrus .
a recognized Russia gathered to admire the sights right on Red Square - it is St. Basil's Cathedral, which can be described not only the main temple of the Red Square and the rarity of Russian Orthodox architecture, but also a symbol of all Russia. Peterhof, released the final, famous for all its beautiful park, the three cascades and 150 fountains. Mamaev Kurgan and statue of Mother Motherland, Volgograd created in memory of the Stalingrad battle. The height of "102, 0" was the main height of Russia, which have addressed the fate of the world. One of the wonders of Russia located on the Kamchatka Peninsula - this is the Valley of Geysers, where the 90 geysers emitted bubbling jets of water and steam to tens of meters in height. On the Kamchatka Peninsula, there are thousands of natural objects, which can be called a miracle - this volcano Maly Semyachik with an acid lake in the crater, Klyuchevskaya hill - the highest active volcano of Eurasia and Avacha bay - the second largest bay in the world, which can accommodate the entire world's merchant fleet. The winner of the contest was the highest peak in Europe, Mount Elbrus, is located on the border of Kabardino-Balkaria and Karachay-Cherkessia. "Poles of weathering, sorokametrovym idols, also known as" stone lunkhead, 400 million years. Siberia has been presented in the final of the four parties at once. At the victory claimed by "the pearl of Siberia" Tobolsky Kremlin - the only stone citadel across Siberia Reserve Stolby, numbering about a hundred rock formations, Lake Baikal and the Novosibirsk zoo, unique in that it contains an unprecedented number of animals - 11 thousand, among which the world's first hybrid of a lion and a tiger. But the number of winners hit only Baikal - the oldest and deepest lake in the world. Among the other finalists, were not chosen among the winners - Kirilo-Belozersky monastery in the town of Kirillov - the largest monastery in Europe, the castle "Vovnushki" XII-XVIII centuries in Ingushetia, Kungurskaya Volga Ice Cave, near which, according to legend, wintered Ermak squad.