The space museum, Joseph Stalin's bunker and Serbia's spectacular winner were among the highlights from week one of Russia 2018 in Samara.
Aleksandar Kolarov's sensational free-kick earned his side a 1-0 Group E win over Costa Rica in the first World Cup game to be held at Samara Arena.
Denmark and Australia played out an entertaining 1-1 draw at the same venue four days later, while off the field there has been no shortage of colour, history and culture to take in.
Enjoy our recap of a busy few days in Samara, with our Twitter moment below:
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