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. Put Museum of Local Lore into our Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk trip itinerary maker to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.
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  • The regional museum is the best in Yuhzno. It is located on Kommunisticheskiy Avenue in the center of the city and it's many attractions. The museum was the administration building of the Japanese pri...  more »
  • During a business trip like that came out so that there is free time and next turned Sakhalin State Museum of local lore. Decided to visit and was pleased. Actually, it was quite interesting.
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  • A lot of interesting things. But a small museum. In the park behind the Museum not walked, everything was buried in snow after blizzards.
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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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