Primorskiy Kray – amazingly picturesque and simply a unique place in the Far East of Russia. Nature lovers will find beautiful hills, the Japan Sea coast, a fascinating underwater world, unique Ussuri taiga, mountain slopes of the Sikhote-Alin nature reserves. And extreme sports fans will surely like rafting and comfortable ski slopes, sailing and windsurfing.
The region occupies the outermost part of the south-east Russia. On land bordered by the Khabarovsk Territory, China and North Korea, and to the east and south by the Sea of Japan. The composition of the Primorsky Territory, except mainland, includes numerous islands.
This region’s unique wildlife, waterfalls, hills, caves, islands, coastal batteries and the sea.
Among all the variety of eco-tourism in Far East of Russia the most developed part is marine tourism. Cruises, active vacation on the coast and islands, and of course, diving. In addition, here you can enjoy adventure, sports, hunting, fishing (amateur underwater fishing, fishing and photography), wellness, as well as extreme equestrian sports, caving, surfing, parachuting, paragliding, kite surfing, skiing, snowboarding.
The largest Gulf of the Sea of Japan has long been a anonymous. Finally, in 1859, the governor-general of Eastern Siberia Nikolai Muraviev-Amur put an end to this matter, giving the bay is named after the founder of the Russian Navy – Peter the Great.
Today Peter the Great Bay – one of the most popular destinations for sailing and diving. Some of the most popular islands to visit in the Gulf – the island Tsivolko and the island Moiseenko.
One of the major cities – Vladivostok. In Vladivostok, definitely need visit at least one of the forts of Vladivostok fortress. This unique complex of fortifications built in the late XIX beginning of XX centuries. The fortress is one of the most powerful maritime fortresses in the world and is recognized as a monument of history and military-defensive architecture.
Only in 1991, the city of Vladivostok was opened to tourists. At the present time – is a tourist town, which created transport hubs and interchanges, launched a new airport, built a bridge-champions, grand opera and ballet, modern campus of the Federal University.
If Primorsky Krai – is, above all, rich natural world and an interesting story, the Vladivostok – a modern, romantic and attractive city, not conceding many megacities.
City port leaves a trace in the soul of everyone. It is especially beautiful at night. Thousands of lights illuminate the architectural monuments, houses, bridges. The city, like the night beacon lights the way ships.
The second largest city in the Primorsky Territory – Nakhodka, which is situated in 171 km from Vladivostok. The same name bay Nakhodka, where the water washed sand and shingle coast, is part of the Bay with a beautiful foreign name – America.
Its unusual name Nakhodka obliged to Sir Muravyov-Amur. In 1859 the corvette governor-general of Eastern Siberia sailed to an unknown secluded beach. The place has become a real “godsend” for seafarers. So they called him. A corvette was called “America”, and from there the name of the Gulf. In 1907, there was a village on the coast of “The American” – the first settlement, which became the basis for the creation of the city.
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