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Historic Petropavlovsk

Historic Petropavlovsk

As vast as Kamchatka is, much of historic Petropavlovsk, located along the waterfront, is small enough to cover in a few hours. The Regional Museum is located in an attractive half-timbered house, and its displays, which start with prehistory, include indigenous cultures, as well as flora and fauna and plenty of taxidermied animals. As a vital port city, Petropavlovsk has a long naval history, which is the focus of the Military Museum. The city also has museums dedicated to volcanoes (the Institute of Volcanology Museum; visits should be arranged in advance) and salmon (the Museum of Salmon). Other points of interest in Petropavlovsk's historic heart include the Alexander Nevsky Chapel and the Crimean War Monuments.


Ulitsa Leninskaya, 12, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Kamchatka Krai, Russia, 683000
+7 415 223-50-00