Museum of Local Lore, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

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Learn about the natural world and the different cultures that shaped the history of Sakhalin Island at Museum of Local Lore. The museum's highly diversified collection of artifacts covers everything from the island's flora and fauna and the archeological findings belonging to its indigenous inhabitants, to Imperial times, the Soviet period, and modern day. The historic Japanese manor, inside of which the museum is located, is testament to the times when Sakhalin was a disputed territory between the two powers. Guided tours of the museum are available in Russian and other languages at an additional cost. The park that surrounds the museum building features picturesque gardens, and even if you're not visiting the museum you are free to stroll through it without paying the admission fee. Use our Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk travel itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Museum of Local Lore and other attractions in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.
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  • August 10, 2017
    The large park around the Museum with signatures of plants. Very nice and interesting. There is a legacy of the Japanese period, very pleased that during this period the island was saved. Very happy with a visit to
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  • August 9, 2017
    Acquaintance with Sakhalin area recommend starting with the Museum, with the year 1946 in Japanese building of the Museum was opened to the public viewing of local lore. In the year 1947 was formed Sakhalin Oblast. The entire history of the Sakhalin area. And on the territory of the Museum there are, what to look for. ..
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  • August 3, 2017
    History of Sakhalin and understand nature, such that. Visited Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, by all means here is a place you want to visit. Admission 100 rubles, wishing to photograph taken by 100 rubles. There the body and baggage inspection upon entry, but ends up easily. Desmos tiles that corner of nature, animals, many stuffed animal and ancient inhabited the exoskeleton has exhibited a replica in the real is in the Museum of Hokkaido University in Sapporo. Also, border milestone for Japan and the former Soviet Union were on display, but here is the real, is located in Japan's Hokkaido agency replica it is.
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While the selection of accommodations may be somewhat limited in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, the city's hotels and guesthouses are known for providing excellent service and plenty of amenities. This is especially true for the high-end hotels, many of which offer gyms, spas, and indoor and outdoor swimming pools. The smaller pensions, by contrast, give you a more intimate sense of local hospitality. The city doesn't have too many hostels, so if you're traveling on a tighter budget, be sure to make reservations ahead of time.
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