Russia is in the news these days on account of the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018 that the country is hosting this year. However, even without the world cup, Russia is an incredible destination to travel. It is home to several alluring spots that can sweep you off your feet with their natural beauty. One such spot is the stunning Lake Baikal located in southern Serbia. It is the world’s largest freshwater lake by volume. Not only does it offer a splendid backdrop, it is also home to several species of unique plants and animals. Lake Baikal is also considered to be the world’s oldest lake. (ALSO SEE FIFA World Cup 2018: Best Cities to Visit in Russia) Here are some spectacular photos of Lake Baikal in Russia that will spark your wanderlust. Also Read - Coronavirus Enters New Stage in Moscow, Says Mayor Sergei Sobyanin

A group of tourists travels along the ice of the frozen Lake Baikal

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Baikal Lake in December with Shamanka Rock and Beach Bay in the snow

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Transparent ice on Lake Baikal near Ogoy island in Siberia, Russia

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A girl on Lake Baikal in winter

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Beautiful views of the tourist centers and the Curkut Bay during August at Lake Baikal, Russia

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Old tunnel on Circum-Baikal Railway, Lake Baikal

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Tourist walking in front of ice cave at Baikal lake

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Mountain Burhan at Lake Baikal

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Beautiful sunny day at Lake Baikal

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View above the big beautiful lake

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Listvianka settlement at Lake Baikal, Russia

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Dawn in the blue hummocks of ice at Lake Baikal, in a snowy field during winter

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Tempted to visit Lake Baikal yet? If these photos don’t spark your wanderlust, we don’t know what will!