With its steep hills and suspension bridges backdropped by the ocean, Vladivostok often draws comparisons to its Pacific sister, San Francisco—but this seaport city is no copycat sibling. Boasting a dramatic landscape and rich architectural heritage all its own, Vladivostok exudes authenticity and eastern charm.

Museum of the History of the Far East named after V. K. Arsenyev

The Museum bears the name of traveler and scientist Vladimir Klavdievich Arseniev. Permanent museum exhibits on the history and culture of Primorsky Krai and Vladivostok are combined with rotating temporary exhibits which allow visitors to become acquainted with various collections. In the main museum building you can see exhibits such as: In the Footsteps of the Balhae Kingdom, telling about the...