Vladivostok Fortress, Vladivostok

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#2 of 28 in Historic Sites in Far Eastern District
Arranged in a network around the city, Vladivostok Fortress served as the primary defenses for one of the most important historical positions in the Russian Far East. Wander the extensive fortifications, passing by the multitude of gun emplacements and artillery platforms that would have been used to defend the surrounding strategic waterways. Though constructed beginning in the 19th century, the hulking concrete bastions didn't see combat until the start of the Russo-Japanese War in 1904. Also littered around the area are numerous armored combat vehicles, anti-aircraft guns, and other examples of weaponry. You can drop by the small museum housed in the fortress, displaying a collection of Soviet artifacts and ammunition along with displays about the facility itself presented in English. Keep in mind that most of the sights here are outdoors, so dress accordingly. Use our Vladivostok tourist route planner to add Vladivostok Fortress and other attractions to your Vladivostok vacation plans.
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  • August 19, 2017
    If you're a man would feel most interesting place. This is war material or if the ingredients are not interested in the fortress looks like a star. Have you ever wondered if you're traveling families with young children kids show cycle.
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  • August 16, 2017
    It was real fortress and now it is museum. You can watch various type of Russian military things and if you see the ocean here, you can feel the feeling of soldier or adventurer of that era. For Every...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    Not a good idea from a museum care standpoint, but they let you climb on and around the historic weapons on site, as well as the fort.  more »
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  • Staff is nice. Good place to visit
  • Great views out to sea. Fascinating history to the place.
  • This is a part of the World War history, if you like to know about how Russians fight for their people. It's worth to spend your times for an hours.
  • For those who have an interest in military history, is rated the English description of the regional Museum is much better than bigger scale than I thought.
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  • One of the best museums in Vladivostok at all. With children to visit necessarily, children can zalazit' on tools, rotate, aim and the like for adults a vast amount of information on the history of forts and fortifications of the Vladivostok fortress.
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One of the most popular destinations of the Russian Far East, Vladivostok offers its visitors plenty of options for a place to stay. You'll find many centrally located hotels, as well as those in residential areas; and because of the city's bay location, sea-view rooms are not an uncommon feature. Several high-end hotels cater to well-heeled travelers, while those with more modest budgets will also find plenty of options, including smaller hotels, bed and breakfasts, and hostels. If you prefer self-catering accommodation, look for apartments in some of the most popular locations around the city.
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