A key port city in the south of Russia, Rostov on Don is also known as the city of 5 seas, reaching out to Azov, Black, Caspian, White and Baltic seas through water bodies connecting to Don river, on which the city is set. A port and a gateway to the southern parts of Russia, including the multi-ethnic Caucasus mountains, Rostov on Don is a multicultural city boasting temples of very different confessions from Orthodox Christian to Buddhist centers. Full of greenery, waterfronts, beaches and recreational sites Rostov is a hospitable city with a vibrant joyful atmosphere, numerous sightseeing locations and trendy dining spots. Getting to Rostov on Don from Moscow on a comfortable river cruise ship is the most delightful commute experience.