Photogallery of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia

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Yuzhno Sakhalinsk
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More to see in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
One of the most recognizable city attractions is the Local History Museum. It occupies the incredibly beautiful historic building that resembles the luxurious Japanese palace with its silhouette. The beautiful building was constructed in 1937. It is an architectural monument in the teikan yoshiki style. In the first half of the 20th century, Sakhalin Island belonged to the Japanese government. Today, the unique building houses thousands of exhibits telling about the natives’ culture. Most of the museum exhibits are dedicated to local nature. At the entrance to the museum, there is a wonderful landscape garden with a fountain. Nature admirers will be really impressed by the Sakhalin Zoo and Botanical Garden that was founded in 1993. Nowadays, dwellers of 170 different species dwell here. Most of them are very rare and listed in the Red Book. The visitors of the zoo center can see here a rare alligator snapper, an Ussuri bear, an Amur tiger, an Amur leopard, and other rare animals transported from different corners of the world. In the city surroundings, there are very interesting nature attractions, one of which is the Frog Rock. This is called like this because the rock formation on its top really resembles a huge frog with its outlines. You can visit this picturesque mountainous area in a warm period. There are hiking routes of different levels and length. The Frog Rock is also a very important historic area, as the remains of ancient iconic constructions … Read further

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Travel guide to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

On the territory of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, there is a top-rated ski resort called Mountain Air. The first resort was formed here in 1905. Over the decades of its existence, it has been developing an upscale infrastructure and offers all the conditions for comfortable and interesting recreation now. Fans of boat trips are offered to admire the picturesque Aniva Cape. It is very big and resembles a fabulous ship … Open

Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk sightseeing

Gourmets will be delighted by a worthy choice of gastronomic venues. Fans of entertainments will be impressed by popular leisure centers, which numbered about 100 in the city. In the warm season, tourists can admire the beauty of local parks and gardens, most of which are decorated in accordance with eastern traditions. The beautiful Russian city with its eastern spirit will impress those travelers who have got used … Open

Top sigths of Russia

The most famous resort destinations in Russia are Sochi, Anapa and Adler. These cities are also rich in numerous historic buildings and modern entertainment centers. Travelers are recommended to visit the dolphinarium, which is open in Adler. Here visitors will be able to see entertainment performances and shows. Besides dolphins, the shows feature seals and visitors can see a true king of the sea - a giant white whale. The tomb of Hercules remains the most unusual landmark of Anapa. It was discovered during archaeological excavations in 1975. The tomb belonged to Gorgippia, a noble family. It's more than 1500 years old and got such an unusual name because of beautiful drawings that feature scenes from myths about Hercules. … Open

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