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About Vladivostok. Tour to Vladivostok. Vladivostok tour. Trip to Russia. Russia Far East. Legend tour.

About Vladivostok. Tour to Vladivostok. Vladivostok tour. Trip to Russia. Russia Far East. Legend tour.



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 Allied forces. 

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 20 islands.

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 evening city.



About Primorsky Kray

Tour to Primorsky Kray

About Vladivostok

Vladivostok excursions

Sights of interest

City suburbs

Vladivostok museum

Vladivostok hotel

Vladivostok pictures


Russia in numbers and facts


Religious creeds in Russia

Folk craft

Stereotypes and symbols of Russia


Trip to St. Petersburg 

Trip to Moscow 

Trip to Golden Ring


General information, route, train,
       schedulers, train tickets


Trip to Yekaterinburg

What is Siberia?

Trip to Novosibirsk

Trip to Altay

Trip to Krasnoyarsk

Trip to Tuva Republik

Trip to Lake Baikal and Irkutsk

Trip to Buryat Republik


Trip to Khabarovsky Kray

Trip to Vladivostok

Trip to Sakhalin islands

Trip to Kuril islands

Trip to Kamchatka


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