PLACES TO VISIT IN VLADIVOSTOK
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.
The city tour starts from the Vladivostok Railway Station built in Russian
architectural style of the 17th century, modeled after the Yaroslavsky
Railway Station in Moscow (the beginning of the Trans-Siberian
Railroad). You will see the last milestone of the Trans-Siberian Railroad
with the inscription on it: "Here is the terminus of the Great
Trans-Siberian Railroad. Distance to Moscow is 9288 km" (5771 miles).
The tour takes you to the main square of the city, site of public holiday
celebrations. See Primorye Administration and the Krai Duma building. Travel
along Korabelnaya Naberezhnaya Street to the Pacific Fleet
Memorial Submarine S-56 and the Eternal Flame. See the Monument to sailors of
the Commercial Fleet who perished during World War II, St. Paul's Lutheran
You will have a chance to enjoy the best view of Vladivostok from the top of
the Eagle's Nest (Orlinoye Gnezdo) Hill, the highest point of the city (214 m,
or 702 feet). See the fascinating panorama of Golden Horn, Amursky, and
Ussuriisky Bays and Russian Island. On to the Commercial Port, Fishing Port,
docks, and sea terminals. The famous Vladivostok Aquarium with its main
attraction, beluga whales, will be your last stop.
Railway Station, Marine Terminal, the Brynner family house, Far
East Shipping Company, "Gray Horse" apartment complexes (Stalin-time
architecture), Central Square, "White House" - Regional
Administration building, Primorye Philharmonic Hall, GUM department store,
Arseniev Museum, Versailles Hotel, Sportivnaya Harbor.
- Sea fortress Vladivostok
Russia of the Far East Vladivostok has played
histories of economic, political and military development
extremely important role as a military post, naval base,
trading port and a final point of the Great Siberian
Opportunity concerning safe development of
city, military and trading port provided at the end of 19 -
the beginning of 20 centuries presence in Vladivostok a sea
fortress, one of the strongest in the world.
Now more than
hundred fortifikatsionnyh constructions of
the Vladivostok fortress on peninsula Muraveva-Amur and island
Russian are recognized as monuments of history and
military-defensive architecture of federal value. They are
objects of popular excursion routes.
of Peter the Great bay
Unforgettable rest can become
island tourism. On water area of Peter the Great bay are
generously scattered small and absolutely fine ostrovki with
very beautiful relief and picturesque coast.
As a rule,
here there is no resident population, the organization "robinzonady"
residing of tourists on desert islands therefore is possible.
To lead in such reserved place from two-three days about one
week - huge pleasure for people tired of noise of cities. The
same who has got used to convenience, can go on excursion on
water area of a gulf on a comfortable yacht.
Peter the Great bay - present paradise for fans of diving. The
underwater world of sea of Japan on a specific variety wins
first place among the seas of our country. For fans ponyrjat with
an aqualung as if Gerasimov's islands, Sibirjakova,
and others are specially created.
Russian. Fortress of a
moonlight. Has a ferry communication with Vladivostok (40
minutes in a way). Long time was the closed island, the set of
military units and the well-known strengthenings of the
Vladivostok fortress here settled down. During Soviet times of
arms of island of Russian could keep 5 minutes an attack of
military power of all world ? Today Russian - "disarms". Here
excursions on forts of the Vladivostok fortress and Voroshilovskuju the battery are
organized. It is possible to have a rest on the basis of rest
or in camps. Frequently here come simply on picnic or fishing.
- Island Popova. The native name - Mum
- saha, meaning " Are black coast under a lonely star ". The
island is rich with beaches. Here there is northern site - an
educational zone of Far East sea reserve. On island the museum
" the Nature of the sea and its protection " operates, the
center of ecological education, is created the Island
botanical garden. The museum organizes excursions on island -
ecological, arheorlogicheskie, on fortifikatsionnye constructions of
island, on litoral islands Popova. On island
from Vladivostok (once a day, the ferry goes to ways - 1.5
hours). The island is manned, there is a settlement, a fish
factory, tourist centers.
Rejnike. Has no constant message with Vladivostok,
now here lives less than 100 person. Are organized tent camp
in the summer.
- Island Rikorda. It is
not manned, has no organized message with Vladivostok. Islands
Protjazhengnost - 4 km, width of 23 km. Peschannye
and galechnye beaches. Beautiful high
steep coast, reefs. The most part of island is covered with a
undersized wood. In summertime on aostrove works ajut platochnye
camp. There is a plantation of a "domestic" comb.
- Islands Pahtusova - three small ostrovka,
covered with grassy vegetation. All islands and rocks are
connected among themselves by a underwater stony ridge.
- <Zoological hospital of biologo-soil institute
DVO of the Russian Academy of Science
Spasskom, in with. Gajvoron there is a zoological
hospital the area 2 ga where in the conditions approached to
natural, there lives family of the Amur tigers - "daddy",
"mum" + 2 tigrenka. About 10 years the
senior scientific employee of institute V.G.Judin is engaged
in studying of the Amur tiger. To look at fine graceful
animals people from all world go to look!
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