Russia - Russian Far East (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Russian Far East chapter from Lonely Planet’s Russia guidebook.

Russia’s distant end of the line, the wild wild east, feels likes its own entity. ‘Moscow is far’ runs the local mantra, and trade and transport connections with Asian neighbours are growing fast.

  • climb a volcano around Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky on the wild Kamchatka Peninsula
  • maps
  • view sublime Golden Horn Bay in mountain-spiked Vladivostok
  • transport
  • go exotic with horse meat, reindeer and frozen fish meals in fascinating Yakutsk
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Eastern Trans-Siberian, Blagoveshchensk, Birobidzhan, Khabarovsk, Vladivostok, Eastern Bam, Tynda, Komsomolsk-na-Amure, Verkhnyaya Ekon, Sakha Republic, Yakutsk & Around, Sakhalin Island, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Kholmsk, Kamchatka, Petropavlovsk­Kamchatsky & Around, Esso, When to Go, History, Sights & Activities, Sleeping & Eating, Drinking, Tours, Festivals & Events, Nightlife, Entertainment and Shopping.

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