Moscow, the country's capital, is located 200 miles (322 kilometers) northwest of Arga.
For a truly authentic taste of Amur Oblast, take the trip and check out the diverse settlements in the area of Arga. Izhevskoye and Kasimov are just two of the many other places worth checking out while you're in Amur Oblast.
If you ask a local what to see around Arga, you'll most likely be directed to the region's fascinating gardens, open-air museums and open-air exhibits. Religion is a fascinating part of every community's DNA, so spend a little time in the area's monasteries and other places of worship.
Amur Oblast features a range of laid-back activities. Set aside some time for wildlife watching or cycling and feel your worries drift away.
Endear yourself to natives in Amur Oblast, by picking up some day-to-day Russian phrases. "Xotite potancevat?" is a good example. In English, it means "Would you like to dance with me?" And "Otkuda ty?", which means "Where are you from?"
Russia Day falls on the 12th of June, so if your visit coincides, set aside your sightseeing and join in the local festivities with proud locals.
When it's time to leave this special place, bid a fond Poka! (farewell) to the people you've got to know and the great places you've seen.