What is it like to visit Vladivostok


Vladivostok at night with a view of the Golden Bridge

Vladivostok is a city in Russia. It is located in the Far East on the Sea of ​​Japan and is the last stop on the famous Trans-Siberian Railway. It takes a week to travel from Vladivostok to Moscow by train.

Vladivostok is close to China, Japan and Korea. Every year, many people from these countries visit the city as tourists. Most of the cars in Vladivostok are from Japan. It's only a two hour ferry ride away.

Vladivostok is located on the Sea of ​​Japan, which was ruled by pirates 400 years ago and which was the scene of a war between Russia and Japan 100 years ago. It lies between the countries of Japan, Russia, South Korea and North Korea and is part of the Pacific Ocean. Most of the merchant ships that sail this sea dock in Vladivostok.

In summer it is humid and humid in Vladivostok. Then numerous tourists visit the city and its surroundings to relax on the beaches of the Sea of ​​Japan. The best time for swimming are the months of August and September.

In autumn there are lots of big waves and very strong winds. It can get very cold in winter. In January temperatures down to minus 18 degrees are reached. Then the sea freezes, so you can skate in the harbor. The port must be cleared with icebreakers for shipping.

What to see in Vladivostok

Russky Bridge in Vladivostok

Vladivostok has one of the largest bridges in the world, the Russky Bridge. Its pillars are as high as the Eiffel Tower. The distance between the pillars is over 1,100 meters. It's longer than any other bridge in the world. The bridge connects the city with Russky Island and was built so that people from the city could travel to the island by bus or car. There is a university, an oceanarium and various beautiful bays on the island. It is a popular destination.

The building of the German company "Kunst & Albers" is in Vladivostok. In the 19th century it was the largest trading house in the Russian Far East and the first department store in the world. Today the building houses a branch of the Russian department store chain GUM.

Vladivostok is home to one of Russia's most famous rock bands, "Mumi Troll". There are many forests around the city where, for example, the Siberian tiger lives.

  • The band "Mumi Troll" with a Siberian tiger

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