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Nice historical place with a great view!

If you don't read and understand Russian, you can enjoy the view and the canons. Most Russians... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2018
Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
Interesting history

Worth checking out if you are near by. Interesting history, lead to understanding of why... read more

Reviewed February 23, 2018
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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.
Batareinaya St., 4A, Vladivostok 690091, Russia
+7 423 240-08-96
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Reviewed September 12, 2018

If you don't read and understand Russian, you can enjoy the view and the canons. Most Russians museums, are unfortunately in Russian-language only and the less reading to better...

Thank Risuko7
Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

Worth checking out if you are near by. Interesting history, lead to understanding of why Vladivostok is the gateway to the east for Russia and very important militarily. Also provided insight on how Primorsky Krai because part of Russia in the first place. Cool things...More

Thank Christian D
Reviewed November 19, 2017

The fortress has a great view and an interesting historical background. I believe it is still a working military establishment. Vladivostok had the biggest naval fortress in Russia by World War One so there is plenty to see.

Thank Alan S
Reviewed October 30, 2017

The Battery Bezymyannaya is also known as coastal battery # 19. It was built in 1872, as part of the city defences. It never saw any action during the war years, and was retired in 1923 after the Russian Civil War, as part of an...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed October 18, 2017

A museum to some fascinating history. I have read it was one of the best coastal fortifications in the world. The view is fantastic as you observe the area it was built to protect. Lots of interesting exhibits inside the fort, including many weapons used....More

Thank MikeA2624
Reviewed August 27, 2017

We visited here on a guided tour. The military history itself is fascinating and the children enjoyed climbing over the old relics (not sure if they were supposed to do that, but no one seemed to mind). Since it sits high, there are great pictures...More

Thank Kyle H
Reviewed August 16, 2017

It was real fortress and now it is museum. You can watch various type of Russian military things and if you see the ocean here, you can feel the feeling of soldier or adventurer of that era. For Every museums in Vladivostok, ticket cost is...More

Thank solima2017
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Not a good idea from a museum care standpoint, but they let you climb on and around the historic weapons on site, as well as the fort.

Thank Marc M
Reviewed October 15, 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.

Thank MartinBaxter58
Reviewed October 8, 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.

Thank Wilf K
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