Vladivostok is a port city and the capital of Maritime Territory, situated in southeastern Russia, on Golden Horn Bay (inlet of the Sea of Japan). The city covers a total area of approx 331,16 km2 (127,86 ml2) and has a population of around 592,000 people (2010 census).
- The city is the terminus of Russia's major Pacific seaport, Trans-Siberian Railroad, and the main base of the Pacific fleet. The harbour is being kept open by icebreakers during winter months and serves as the base for whaling and fishing fleets. Far Eastern State University is situated here.
- The city of Vladivostok is also a major centre of scientific research. It was founded in 1860 as a military outpost and grew rapidly after the completion of the Trans-Siberian Railroad in 1903. During 1918-1922 Vladivostok was occupied by Japanese and Allied forces.
- The port of Vladivostok is ice-free all year round. In 2002 it had a foreign trade turnover worth US$275 million. In 2015, a special economic zone was settled with the free port.
- The main industries in Vladivostok include the naval base, shipping and commercial fishing. Fishing accounts for about 4/5 of the commercial production. A major source of revenue and important employer for the locals is the import of Japanese cars.
- The Arsenyev Primorye Museum opened in 1890. It is the main museum of Primorsky Krai and besides the main facility features three branches in Vladivostok and five branches located elsewhere in the state. Among the items in museum's collection are the 15th-century Yongning Temple Steles from lower Amur.
- In 2012, Vladivostok city was the host of the 24th Summit of APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) forum on Russky Island. In preparation for the event, city's infrastructure was improved and a couple of giant cable-stayed bridges were built, namely Zolotoy Rog Bridge over Golden Horn Bay in the city center, and Russky Bridge from mainland to Russky Island. The latter bridge is the world's longest cable-stayed bridge.
Vladivostok tours, shore excursions, hotels
City Tours and Shore Excursions
- In Olga Bay is located the port town Olga (population around 4,000) - the administrative center of Olginsky District (Primorsky Krai, Russia). The St Olga military post was established in 1860.
- Lazovsky Nature Reserve is accessed through the port town Preobrazhina (aka Preobrazhenie).
The Vladivostok cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Vladivostok, Russia.
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Port Vladivostok cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Vladivostok, Russia. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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