About Vladivostok. Tour to Vladivostok. Vladivostok tour. Trip to Russia. Russia Far East. Legend tour.
WELCOME TO PRIMORSKY KRAY
Date of the basis - on June, 20, 1860
The area - over 600 sq. km (230 sq. miles)
The population - 900 thousand person
Distance on a straight line: up to Moscow - 6 500 km,
Beijing - 1500 km, Tokyo - 1050 km, Seoul - 750 km.
Your tours around Primorye begin in VLADIVOSTOK - capital of the
Russian Far East; a secretive naval citadel in the Soviet times, but today -
"Russia's San Francisco" and gateway to the Pacific Rim; a sprawling
port and transport hub that links the capitals of Asia and Europe.
Vladivostok - the one of the most interesting and perspective cities of Russia. Vladivostok is typical European city and is on border of Asian-Pacific region.
Vladivostok, city in southeastern Russia, administrative center
of Primorye Territory (also known as the Maritime Territory), located on Bukhta Zolotoy Rog (Golden Horn Bay).
Vladivostok - city young. 144 years for city not age. It quickly became the
important economic and political center, due to affinity to sea trading ways and
borders with China, Korea, Japan.
Vladivostok is the terminus of the Trans-Siberian
Railroad, Russia's major Pacific seaport, and the main base of its Pacific
fleet. Industries include shipbuilding, zinc and copper smelting, and the
manufacture of forest products, processed food, and machinery. The harbor, kept
open by icebreakers in winter months, serves as a base for fishing and whaling
fleets. The Far Eastern State University, founded in 1899, is located here, and
the city is an important center of scientific research.
Vladivostok, founded as
a military outpost in 1860, grew rapidly after the completion in 1904 of the
Trans-Siberian Railroad. From 1918 to 1922 the city was occupied by Japanese and
Being the home base of the Pacific Military Fleet, Vladivostok
was closed to foreigners from 1930 till the 1990's. The only exception was made
for US President Gerald Ford who met the Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev in
Vladivostok in 1974. In 1992, for the first time, Vladivostok was officially
opened to travelers from other countries.
Today the city borrows all southern part of peninsula Murveva-Amur and is
washed by waters Amur and Ussurijskogo gulfs. Into a city boundaries enter about
Vladivostok - seaside city, here all is connected to the sea: history of
city, architecture and the industry. The person of city is defined by trading
and fish seaports. The important role in the industry of city is played with
ship repair and shipbuilding. In city it is a lot of museums, 3 theatres, a
philarmonic society, picture gallery, circus.
Interesting sight of city is his relief formed by sea gulfs and
hills. Here some specific platforms allowing to admire panoramas of day time and
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