Vladivostok on the coast of the Pacific Ocean is the largest city of Far East Russia. This growing city is the capital of Primorsky Krai and maintains strong connections with Korea, Japan and China, being close to Russia’s border with the latter. There is also a large naval presence as Vladivostok is Russia’s main port on the Pacific. This city has a rich and varied history, having been occupied by many different nations before Russia acquired it in 1860. Nowadays it is growing to become an economic powerhouse hosting many different industries, most notably shipping and commercial fishing. The several universities housed in the city have resulted in an influx of younger folks and a subsequent increase in nightlife options and music venues.
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Vladivostok is fairly cold for its latitude and position near the ocean. Winters are bitterly cold but sunny; snow occurs often and lightly. Summers are warm and humid with frequent precipitation and cloudy skies.
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Airlines that fly to Vladivostok Airport
This bustling airport receives flights via many popular airlines from around the globe, such as the following:
- S7 Airlines
- Ural Airlines
What to expect when arriving at Vladivostok Airport
Express Primorya offers a rail line from the airport to straight into the middle of the city. There are also several bus lines that can take you into Vladivostok or elsewhere in the region. Taxi and car rental services are available for quick transport to your final destination.
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Facilities at Vladivostok Airport
An on-site medical facility and free nursery makes this airport particularly suited for travelers with children. There is also a convenient business center and plentiful food options.
What to see and do in Vladivostok
Popular activities in the city include taking a stroll or trying out the ice skating rink in one of the many parks, viewing fine art in one of the three branches of the Arsenyev Primorye Museum, and catching a show in the Maxim Gorky Academic Theater. Music fans will be sure to visit in August and September when Vladivostok Rocks, also known as V-ROX, and VladiROCKStock draw thousands of people to rock out to modern bands. The beach at Sportivnaya Harbor is a great spot to catch some rays and take a dip in the summer, while in the winter one might be able to spot locals taking a stroll out on the frozen waters.
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