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Address: Batareinaya St., 4A, Vladivostok 690091, Russia
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Phone Number: +7 423 240-08-96
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At one time, Vladisvostok was one of the strongest coastal fortresses in...

At one time, Vladisvostok was one of the strongest coastal fortresses in the world, and the concrete structures used to fortify the city can still be seen at the base of mountains, along local roads and in the seaside.

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Fortress overlooking Bay

Although weather was atrocious the day we visited enjoyed this tremendously. Good selection of military vehicles (albeit some in poor shape) and guns. Includes an indoor museum... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 October 2016
MartinBaxter58
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Although weather was atrocious the day we visited enjoyed this tremendously. Good selection of military vehicles (albeit some in poor shape) and guns. Includes an indoor museum which was part of a comprehensive system of military tunnels.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Overlooking the bay (and an Olympic Centre of Excellence for swimming and athletics) this is a nice collection of weapons of WW1, WW2 and the Sixties and well worth a visit.

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Thank Wilf K
Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

There are all kinds if weapons, mostly guns, on display here. The casements beneath the large guns have been turned into a museum. I found myself wondering if the guns were ever fired or whether their presence deterred attacks. Climbing up from the embankment is easier thst trying to wind your way through city streets. No restrooms fit for humans

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Thank Kirbyk
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

The weapons may not very attractive, but the sea view is very good. A small museum / exhibition is inside there.

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Thank PhilipBALL
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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57 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

The entrance fee was slightly expensive compared to other attractions (200 RUB per person), however with low expectations I was really surprised at all the machines and tanks/missiles parked there. You can climb onto the machines to take pictures, and it was really cool being able to experience how it was like to be on one of the those machines,... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

As an ex Navy guy i found the fortress very interesting if a bit cramped. If you cant speak Russian you'd best bring a guide as all the signs are Russian only as you'd expect. Very close to the boardwalk so easily taken in on your stroll

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1 Thank Chris R
Sendai-shi, Miyagi, Japan
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

quite boring place, I think you must be a little Russian to enjoy this place. Less attraction and service is not that good

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Narraweena, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

A really interesting spot sitting high up on one of the many hills in Vladivostok but overlooking the bay. Lots of old canons and you can go inside the fort building where there is a musuem about the history construction and development of the fort (you'll want to be able to read and understand russian though)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2015

This fortress is surrounded whole the city. Unique construction. But difficult to visit it without a guide. Therefore, going to the little piece that possible for see.

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Thank Fatalist-Mizant... S
Jacksonville
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

First off, ignore the Lonely Planet Directions, they are as good as always or in other words WRONG! YOu enter through the steps by the Oceanarium on the seashore/Naberezhnaya... Its a bit expensive 200 rub for adults, discounts only for pensioners and kids. But it has a lot of cool tanks and guns and gun turrets and old bombs. The... More 

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