Vladivostok is the city and seaport located on the Far East of Russia, the capital of Primorsky krai and the Far Eastern Federal District, located around the Golden Horn Bay, not far from Russia's borders with China and North Korea. Vladivostok is an exciting blend of Russian, Asian, and European culture and architecture. Located on the shores of the Pacific Ocean, it's the last stop on the famous Trans-Siberian railway. It is an important transport, industrial, trade, and financial center of Russia. The city is the main naval base of the Russian Pacific Fleet.
This city of hills gives the opportunity to see some of the most spectacular views from Vladivostok's funicular or the cliffs above Ussuri Bay.
There are more than 600 historical monuments in Vladivostok. The historic center reflects the charm of old times. There are many buildings that were constructed in the 19th century. Various architectural styles reflect both Western and Eastern cultures.
The Zolotoy Bridge (a bridge over Zolotoy Rog Bay) and the Russky Bridge (a bridge to Russky Island), built in preparation for the APEC summit 2012, are among the main new attractions of the city.