City tour on three types of public transport
- Duration: 4 hours
- Tour date: Upon request
Don't stay in the city center! Explore! Discover! Yeah... that's what we're trying to say - you get to see the real life, the real city and much more. Let us show you this cool district of Vladivostok!
You know what’s the benefit of exploring Vladivostok by public transport? You’re literally 8 minutes suburban train ride from the city center and the streets are tourist-free. You get to meet locals and their life and no masses of tourists. If you didn’t realize that by now, let us tell you one thing – hop on a public transport and start exploring other parts of Vladivostok than just the city center. You’ll love it, trust us.
With a guide, you will storm trams, buses and suburban trains, visiting the city from all sides. Enjoy a guided tour of Vladivostok that allows you to combine your love of sightseeing by both public transport and on foot. See up close and personal the atmosphere of the bustling city of Vladivostok. Look at the main attractions of the city, learn its rich history and all the while saving some money.
The tour starts in the very heart of the city, in Vladivostok central square surrounded by a traditional White House, facades of the few remaining historical buildings from the beginning of the 20th-century. Whilst also here you will see a Soviet-era monument for the Fighters for the Soviet Power in the Russian Far East, the famous GUM and a newly constructed cathedral of the Transfiguration of the Saviour. Upon departing these monuments you will make your way toward the Railway Station, en route you will take a quick visit through the infamous Chinese Quarter. Here in the Chinese Quarter, you will see the Arbat walking zone, two remaining Stalinist Empire apartment houses and a statue dedicated to Yul Brinner.
Once you arrive at the train station do not miss your chance to take a unique photo of the Transsiberian milestone, which shows the exact distance between Vladivostok and Moscow - 9288-km. Whilst there you can see a statue of Lenin, whose monument is right opposite the station. Continue on to witness Eagle Nest viewpoint, which offers a breathtaking panorama of Vladivostok city center. From 199-meters above sea level, you will see the entrance to the ice-free sea-port Vladivostok, two newly constructed suspension bridges, the warships of the Russian Pacific fleet, Dalzavod shipyard and a funicular. Enhance this experience with a ride on The Golden Bride over Golden Horn Bay which connects the two largest Peninsulas in the city.
Plunge into the true life of the city. You will storm trams, buses and suburban trains with a guide, visiting the city from all sides.
In this tour you will have a unique opportunity to ride along the beginning of the legendary Trans-Siberian railway to the place of its construction start, to see with your own eyes the two banks of one peninsula, ride on public transport along the Amursky Bay and the Golden Horn Bay on the way back. You will see what is today the former convict settlement. Find out what a Rotten corner is and why it was so-called. See the most ordinary market where locals go shopping every day.
WELCOME TO VLADIVOSTOK!
This price includes: foreign language speaking guide, tram tickets, bus tickets, suburban train tickets, funicular tickets.