Long closed to Western travelers, a visit to the former Siberia offers a fascinating glimpse into frontier life. The capital of Primorsky Territory, Vladivostok is the end of the line for the legendary Trans-Siberian Railroad, the longest continuous rail line in the world. From its fine cathedral and Russian architecture to Golden Horn Harbor, you'll be awed by Russia's main base for its Pacific fleet.
Vladivostoks aquarium features marine life that is native to the Sea of Japan and the waters of the Eastern Pacific.
Monument To Three Whales
The wood sculpture commemorates the collaboration between Americans and Russians in rescuing Pacific Gray Whales caught in the polar ice.
Scientific Historical Museum
The museum is devoted to the history — natural and manmade — of the Primorsky Territory.