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Vladivostok – the view from above

Vladivostok is a city with a population of about 600 thousand people and a major seaport located in the Far East of Russia. It is the administrative center of Primorsky Krai and the last station of the Trans-Siberian Railway.

The city is located on the Muravyov-Amursky Peninsula and the islands in the Peter the Great Bay of the Sea of Japan. The military post of the Russian Empire called “Vladivostok”, which means “holding the east”, was founded in 1860. In 1880, it received the status of a town. Photos by: Slava Stepanov.

The historical center of Vladivostok, the very first and main street Svetlanskaya.

The main square of Vladivostok.

The railway station of Vladivostok.

The bridge across Zolotoy Rog Bay, one of the new symbols of the city.

Primorsky Regional Administration.

Korabelnaya Embankment and the 33rd berth.

The only cableway in the Far East.

Russky Bridge.

Cape Tokarevsky and Helen Island – one of about fifty small islands in the Gulf of Peter the Great.

Vladivostok is also a naval base of the Pacific Fleet of Russia.

The ferry “Eastern Dream” running on the route Vladivostok – Donghe (South Korea) – Sakaiminato (Japan) – Donghe (South Korea) – Vladivostok.

Ship repair center “Dalzavod”.

Semyonovskaya Square.

Aleutskaya Street, 17 – one of the most famous and prestigious apartment houses in Vladivostok.

Lenin monument.

Frequent fogs are one of the features of Vladivostok’s humid climate.

Residential complex “Eagle’s Nest”.

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