Circular view. 1 and 2 parts. A film about the ancient cities of the Soviet Union: Rostov, Suzdal, Leningrad, Krasnoyarsk, Divnogorsk, Tallinn, Tbilisi, Samarkand, Tashkent, Yalta, Norilsk, Moscow, Riga. Views, streets, architectural monuments. Village Mikhailovskoye, "Fedoskino", artists at work. Newsreel footage: the Great Patriotic War, a monument to the fallen soldiers. Landscapes of Siberia, Krasnoyarsk Pillars, Yenisei River, Sayan Mountains, forest, tundra road, evening landscape. Construction site in the north. Camels in the desert. East market. Krasnoyarsk, Sayano-Shushenskaya HPP, Krasnoyarsk Sea. Rocket take off.