Time to bid farewell to ice on the Sea of Japan and explore the city on foot, to delight in the colors of new life and be filled with inspiration.
You can live by the sea, take seaside vacations every year – but you will not uncover the sea’s deep secrets until you go into an oceanarium.
Vladivostok is not one of those places that hibernates when the cold weather sets in. The city transforms into a winter resort where you can go skiing – and afterward relax in style. Come ready for adventure – just don’t forget to bring your sunglasses.
Inside this submarine you can literally touch the heroic past: the interior of the submarine’s central and bow compartments is preserved in its original form.
Walk along the waterfront on any of the four embankments in Vladivostok to feel the ocean breeze and pulse of the city.
The Vladivostok Fortress is a unique system of fortifications that is like no other in the world.
Introducing three bridges that remarkably improved Vladivostok’s landscape and traffic flow and changed the lives of over
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Passing on the knowledge of the Primorsky region and preserving the heritage of Vladivostok.
Here you can order a drink just like this: “I’d like to have something not too strong but that would get me tipsy, with a hint of bitterness and the smell of summer. Something exceptional... Like the moon, you know?” and a bartender will mix a wonderful concoction to soothe your mind.
A ten-day festival of Far Eastern cuisine in restaurants of Primorye.
An exhibition of the latest innovations in the automotive industry, celebration of fine tuning, the awesome roar of cars and crowds, and a head-spinning "crash show" in the technical Disneyland of the Far East.
Arsenyev Museum – Ulitsa Svetlanskaya (Svetlanskaya Street) – Hotel "Versailles" – Kinoteatr "Okean" (Movie Theater "Ocean") – Makarov Square – Ulitsa Naberezhnaya (Seafront Street) – Chekhov Square – Ulitsa Pervaya morskaya (First Marine Street) – Ulitsa Arsenyeva (Arsenyeva Street) – Arsenyev’s Traveler House (Dom puteshestvennika Arsenyeva)
Arbat (Admiral Fokin Street) – Waterfront Sports Harbor – Aquarium (Oceanarium) – Museum "Vladivostok Fortress" – Batareynaya Street – Sister Cities Square – Music Bar "Mumiy Troll"
Vladivostok in the Eyes of Explorers and Sailors.
Masterpieces of world class fine art and pearls with a local hue.
Visit the most hidden away corners of the coast, raft rivers, and ride waves ... standing on a SUP-board! Accessible, sporting, and meditative – SUP has become a popular summer activity in our city.
Naval tradition in the City of Military Glory
Too complicated? Dangerous? Expensive? While the majority of townspeople contemplate these stereotypes, hundreds of Vladivostok "wind addicts" are deriving great, year-round pleasure in one of the best places to practice kiting in Russia and throughout East Asia.
The only one in the (Russian) Far East — not inferior to counterparts in New York.
Marathons have become an integral part of major cities around the world, and the global trend is currently taking root in Russia. Vladivostok is one of four Russian cities (including Moscow, St. Petersburg and Omsk) leading the advancement of large-scale races.
Bread and jams in the courtyard of one of the most beautiful historic buildings in Vladivostok, where the "free port" spirit meets the creative energy of urban youth.
From a secret bar and cinema to student coworking and a second-hand store.
The sea is all around Vladivostok, as are the beaches where you can relax during the sunny days of summer. There are several places within the city limits, and getting to them is easy: by bus, by train or by car.
Visit an exhibition of contemporary art, work, relax, read and simply chat with creative people.
The FEFU campus, Naberezhnaya Tsarevicha, a hostel in the center and other places for cycling lovers.
To see the animals of the Ussuri taiga, you do not necessarily have to go into the wilds of the Sikhote-Alin.
The Sea of Japan does not immediately give one-touch portraits of its beauty and its inhabitants. It does so slowly and unhurriedly, each time beckoning.
Each guest of Vladivostok should experience this route: fascinating, not long, but rich with impressions.
Created by an enthusiast of tropical oases; a place where you can plunge into a vivid world and shake off the worries of the day.
The famous "Zelyonka", where used Japanese cars are sold, is an example of a spontaneous people's economy, which helped the region survive the harsh 1990s.
"Let's go to Sunku, and grab a bite!" The local meme exaggerates the availability of the most-visited Primorye Chinese city, but not by much.
The PrimRing Complex simply must be seen to appreciate. And if you come at the right season there will be drifting!
This art park will delight with its variety of wooden architecture, clean air and the opportunity to feel like a talented craftsman.
The wild rosemary for us is like the flowering cherry tree to the Japanese. It is the official and most beautiful symbol of Vladivostok, which can be enjoyed forever.
The main winter catch in Vladivostok is smelt, which becomes a hundred times tastier if you catch it yourself.
Of course, in Vladivostok fishing in the summer a regular occurrence, but the locals love to participate in even more exciting activities such as night squid fishing and spearfishing.
A private gallery, open since 1995, and well known in the country's art community, in many ways guiding the artistic philosophy of the city's young artists.
In the winter you can see eagles in Vladivostok's city center. These majestic birds get their food from the ice-free water of the Zolotoy Rog Bay.
The most popular, most visited and most mysterious mountain in South Primorye.
A place known throughout Russia thanks to Mumiy Troll's eponymous album; a 30 to 40-minute drive from Vladivostok awaits this large, sandy beach.
The old Vladivostok churches from different religious denominations. Some survived the revolution and Soviet power to once again become centers of spiritual and cultural life for the faithful.
If you descend with the diggers, you will learn an entire underground city exists with catacombs, batteries, warehouses and galleries.
This is the place where Vladivostok residents met the future Emperor Nicholas II with bread and salt upon his visit in 1891.
This excursion boat came to Vladivostok from Italian shipyard, not from the future. The second one in the world belongs to The Prince of Monaco. But in our city Jet Capsule ride is available for everyone!
You can observe these cute creatures following simple rules: do not come close, do not feed and do not frighten them. Admiring and taking photographs from a distance – it’s allowed.
To overcome the fear of height, enjoy the flight and dive in the sea…of cheerfulness!
Open-air museum gives opportunity to plunge into the way of life of different folks and understand how our ancestors lived.
Trip «to the islands» (Russian island doesn’t count) – it’s a must summer ritual. Islands (not villages) are antipodes to cities, they are symbols of freedom and happiness.
A mysterious island with rich «human» history, places of power and yew tree grove.
Must visit music bar with local bands live performances.
Vladivostok, where vehicles are the main attribute of freedom and independence, has two privately owned Automotive Antiques Museums.
Murals on retaining walls have become a new creative trend in Vladivostok.
This charming little cable car is a tourists’ all-time favorite in Vladivostok.
Aristocrats of the nautical element, majestic, and proud: the frigates “Pallada” and “Nadezhda”.
Welcome to the “world’s end” — a place where the land meets the Pacific Ocean.
Dive into the steamy atmosphere of "Millionka" — a former city slum located right in the heart of Vladivostok.
The Far Eastern Federal University campus is not only the best educational facility in Russia, but is also a great recreational area for Vladivostok residents and guests.
The architectural heritage of Vladivostok is as diverse and beautiful as the city itself.
A vantage point on the Eagle’s Nest hill offers a
Discover Vladivostok through our bus, cycle, and — best of all — walking tours, led by the most knowledgeable tour guides in the city.
The “Trinity” Pub is an Irish pub in its classic sense
Like Hanami, the cherry blossom viewing tradition in Japan, lotus flower viewing is big in Primorye.
It is home to the rarest cat on Earth.