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Moscow > Tula
The city of Tula is located 200 km (125 miles) south of Moscow and, since time
immemorial, has been famed for its weaponry crafts, as well as for its art of
making the traditional Russian samovars. Samovar is the centerpiece of the Russian
tea ceremony. It is a symbol of kindness, hospitality, and family values.Tula
has an Armory Museum founded in the early 18th century. It also has a Museum
of the Tula Spice Cakes dedicated to the legendary Russian treats.