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“rest of the military arms and new university”
Review of Russian Island

Russian Island
Ranked #3 of 198 things to do in Vladivostok
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Reviewed April 13, 2013

The Russian island is the future of Vladivostok. they have built a very long bridge to reach the Island. On the Island there are lots military building that protected the east of Russia in the past. currently they are not more used.

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Reviewed February 4, 2013

Anton our improvised guide in Vladivostok took us to the Russian-wide famous seafood restaurant on Russky Island, crossing the World's longest-span bridge. We had the best scallops and took great photos of the bridge! If you need a guide in Vladivostok, he's the man and speaks perfect English!

6  Thank James N
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Reviewed August 25, 2012

We spent an interesting day tour with a local military history/archaeological club visiting the incredible Voroshilov Battery No. 981 with its massive battery of six 12 inch naval guns salvaged in the early1930's from a Russian Dreadnought battleship and then visited the huge installation of Fort No. 9. This immense fortification is a marvel of construction with over 7 kms of tunnels many of which it is possible to explore. The tour took us across rough pot holed dirt roads (built in 1910) that criss-cross the island. These sites are an amazing and unique piece of local military history that form a major part of the fortress city of Vladivostok. When you travel across Russian Island it is hard to believe that during the war years over one million trees were felled to enable the defending forces clear lines of sight of the invading enemy...interesting stuff and a "must see" if you are visiting Vladivostok.

8  Thank Marek010
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Reviewed August 20, 2012

This is a big, beautiful and interesting island was open to citizens only in 1990, and until that time the island was closed and there were the masters - the military. Here is the most "new" castle, Vladivostok, covering the approach to the city, but unfortunately this fortress (forts and dungeons) is now in poor condition. The island of 18 km, width - 13 kilometers, the total area of ​​98 square kilometers, with a population today of 6,000 residents. You can get here by ferry, which reaches three points on an island in the eastern part of the island, as well as the world's largest cable-stayed bridge built in 2012. Now, for this island offers significant prospects, due to the expansion plan of the Federal University and the Aquarium, private construction, already a plan for the island. At the shore of the island stretch out some very beautiful bays, the largest of which - the bay Novick. Stretched a long, narrow sleeves from north-west to south-east more than 12 km, it remains his main internal transport artery. There are several lakes and small islands that attract fishermen and tourists. Pros: the beauty of nature, the presence of fortifications and a new bridge is technically an artery, a police station. Cons: The highway runs into a dead end but in the interior of the island is very poor roads, no toilets, only one gas station, mobile communication is not available everywhere. Find 2 or 3 hours, go over the bridge and take this with a video camera and drinks. Overall a very interesting and promising. Recommend!

4  Thank Aleksey V
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Reviewed March 18, 2012

Great Nature, warm sea, nice beaches, alot of ancient fortresses

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