Memorial ship "Krasny vympel", Vladivostok

Memorial ship "Krasny vympel", Vladivostok (must see)

Krasny Vympel (Red Pennant), Steamboat is another naval heritage of Vladivostok. It was built in 1911 in Finland. The guard boat participated in Russian Civil War military actions and is often called Aurora of the Far East in connection to the famous ship that gave the signal to attack Winter Palace - the residence of the Tsar. The name of captain Zavoiko is linked with the history of the vessel. He is known to have escaped from captivity when sailing into the open sea. Upon arrival back in Vladivostok in 1923, the boat became the first ship of the new Soviet Pacific Navy. Krasny Vympel also participated in naval battles against Japan during World War II. It 1958 the boat became a memorial and a museum. Open Wednesday through Sunday from 10am to 6pm.

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Memorial ship "Krasny vympel" on Map

Sight Name: Memorial ship "Krasny vympel"
Sight Location: Vladivostok, Russia (See walking tours in Vladivostok)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Vladivostok, Russia

Create Your Own Walk in Vladivostok

Create Your Own Walk in Vladivostok

Creating your own self-guided walk in Vladivostok is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Vladivostok Shopping Tour

Vladivostok Shopping Tour

Vladivostok is Russia's largest port city of the Pacific Ocean situated close to Russia’s border with North Korea and China. This wonderful city offers its visitors an exciting shopping opportunity. Numerous lovely shops sell fascinating Soviet antiques, traditional handicrafts and other goods. Take this walking tour to visit the most popular shopping spots in Vladivostok.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 Km or 1.2 Miles
Vladivostok Museums Tour

Vladivostok Museums Tour

Vladivostok’s strategic position ensured the development of the Pacific Fleet in the region. Numerous memorials and museums in the city display artifacts related to the exploration of the area and its contribution to Russian Civil War and World War II naval battles. Take this self-guided walking tour to visit Vladivostok's most exciting museums.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.9 Km or 3.7 Miles
Vladivostok Introduction Walking Tour

Vladivostok Introduction Walking Tour

There's something special about Vladivostok – some say it's the way the city is surrounded by sea and mountains; others say that it's the many hills, which are responsible for the city’s nickname, “The San Francisco of Russia.” More than 50 years old, the public funicular should be tried at least once for the beautiful scenery it offers, but one can otherwise do everything...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.3 Km or 2.7 Miles