This beautiful Russian port located on the south-eastern boundary of Russia. The capital, Moscow, is more than 9,000km away! It is only 100km from the nearest Chinese border, and the nearest Japanese territory is the Honshu island.
The Vladivostok port, located on the western coast of the Golden Horn Bay, was established in 1897. It was opened to international cargo in 1991. Japan, South Korea, Thailand, China and Vietnam are some of its key Asian trading partners.
The city is picturesque mix of forts, hills, quaint streets and nature trails. It also has a lot of art collectives and museums. There is a huge oceanarium and dolphinarium in the city.