Derbent is a 5,000 year old city in Dagestan and a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is the location of the mythical "Gates of Alexander," and easily one of the most impressive historical sites in Russia.
Makhachkala is the capital city of Dagestan and the largest city in the North Caucasus.
Akhty is a beautiful mountain village of about 15,000 people with a historic quarter and museum in Dagestan.
Gimri is a mountain village in Dagestan.