Primorsky Krai is a region that offers great potential
in the tourism sector, if it is the outdoor lifestyle
that you enjoy then you will feel right at home
in this in this beautiful and unspoilt region.
With mountains, coasts, Amursky Tigers, frozen
waterfalls, forest trails and hidden wooden chalets,
Primorye offer a whole host of natural attractions
for the any visitor wanting to explore the region.
Primorye also offers unique travel destinations
to North Asia. From Valdivostok city one can obtain
easy access to bordering Asian cities, such as
Harbin (China) Seoul (South Korea) and Nigata-Tokyo
(Japan.) Regular flights are also available to
other regional cities such as khabarovsk, Kamchatka
and Yakust through the local airline Vladivostok
The region itself also has much to offer for wilderness
explorers. There are many well tourist agencies
in Vladivostok such as "Sputnik"
that provide a variety of Taylor made packages
with experienced guides. Visitors can request
weekend excursions in the "Taiga" for
the simply pleasures of trekking in the wilderness,
staying in remote wooden chalets, Russian banya
evenings, visiting local museums and towns of
interest and the famous Amursky Tiger sanctuary
that is run and maintained by Doctor Victor G
The Primary Tourism Resources in Primorsky Krai
that are suggested for visiting are:
Far Eastern State Marine Reserve
Sikhote-Alin Biosphere Reserve
Lazovsky Nature Reserve
Khankaysky Nature Reserve
Khasan Border Wetlands
Vladivostok City, Nakhodka City
Ancient Bohai relics (at Konstantinovskoye, Kraskinskoye,
Krasnoyarovskoe)Sites of Jurcheng civilization
(at Ananyevskoye, Shaiginskoye)
Special interest attractions:
Trekking through the Primorsky Territory
River rafting and canoe expeditions
Sport fishing expeditions
Tiger Sanctuary, Zoologycal Centre, V. Gaivoron,
Tel + 7 4232 74249
If it is just relaxing in the city of Vladivostok
that you are interested in then hotels such as Vladivostok
Hotel are well adapted and receptive to the
foreign traveller or business man.
Vladivostok, Center of Art and
Vladivostok can be considered as the centre of Primorsky
Krai's culture and art. You can find in the city
different organisations and unions of writers, artists
and musicians. The largest museums, galleries, theatres
are located in the city.
House of Fleet Officers (two halls)
The hall of Seamen's Culture Palace: Verhneportovaya,
38, Vladivostok, Tel: 41 43 66.
The Far Eastern Philharmonic Orchestra exists since
1935. Its Repertoire is Russian and of course foreign
classical works like Beethoven.
Svetlanskaya, 15, Vladivostok
Tel: 26 99 40/ 26 40 22/ 26 08 21
Museum and Expo:
Far Eastern Art Gallery is one of the largest art
museum in the region. More than 5000 of paintings,
sculptures, coming from The Hermitage in St-Petersburg:
Aleutskaya, 12, Vladivostok
Tel: 41 11 62.
Institute of Ocean Biology's Museum is the biggest
hydrobiology cal and zoological collection:
Palchevskogo, 17, Vladivostok
Tel: 32 05 43
V.K. Arsenyev Museum: history of the Far Eastern
Tel: 41 40 82.
Submarine C-56: old submarine: Phone: 21 67 57.
Ocenarium: Batareinaya, 4a
Tel: 25 59 65; 25 59 43.
The Maxim Gorky Regional Drama Theatre was established
in 1972. The theatre plays for both children and
adults (dramas, comedies,...)
Svetlanskaya, 49 Vladivostok
Tel: 26 05 20; 22 01 36.
Chamber Drama Theatre performs plays written by
Russian writer (Gorky, Tolstoy)
Svetlankaya, 15a Vladivostok.
Tel: 26 48 89.
New Wave Cinema:
Okeanski Avenue, 111 Vladivostok.
Tel: 25 52 25; 42 97 08
Ocean: Nabereznaya, 3.
Tel: 40 64 06.
At the present moment (2003) all the movies are
only played in Russian.
Vladivostok boast's the only funicular withinthe
Russian Far East. Located in Pushkinskaya Street,
the funicular will bring you to the top of Gogol
Street, situated next to the Far Eastern Technical
University. Unfortunately the funicular is often
closed, but if you have the chance to take a ride
you will enjoy one of the most beautiful views of