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Lighthouse Egersheld

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Address: Tokarevsky Cape, Vladivostok 690065, Russia
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Freezing in Jan

We went there in Jan and it was freezing, but it was pretty fun! We stood on the ice plate and took photos.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there in Jan and it was freezing, but it was pretty fun! We stood on the ice plate and took photos.

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Thank Melody C
Wraysbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

I arrived with two colleagues here in Vladivostok and it was the first time for all of us. Our guest took us on a short tour while bringing us to his office and it was really breathtaking when he drove us in his 4x4 to the small lighthouse in the frozen sea. He drove it as close as possible to... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The little lighthouse at the end of a gravel spit is adjacent to a surfing beach (very good wind around the headland) and a popular place for the locals. A bit hard to get to without a car, but the views are spectacular!

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1 Thank Wilf K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Hi, this small light house is one of the beautiful places in vladivostok. In Summer you can go swimming there. You have a perfect view to the sea and to the city.

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Thank Stefan M
Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

It is quite a challenge to get to the lighthouse. First, I went all the way to the end stop of a route bus that said "Egerscheldt" (sorry I prefer real German spelling of this name) on a windshield. Then I had to walk to the land's end where the locals park. and then... the most most interesting thing -... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We drove here - this was an experience (tiny rocky road) and took a look at this light house. Perhaps more interesting a lot of locals where hanging out here with family's, picking and bathing. It looks like they enjoyed it even more than we did

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

A dirty lighthouse in Vladivostok. As everything in primorsky krai area, it cannot escape from garbage. Of course, the municipality is so corrupted that does not do a thing to take care of the beaches and parks.

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

There are several busses going in the direction of the lighthouse (60,62,59,...). The bus ride should cost 20 rubbles per person. You should take the stop to Mayak. After that you need to walk for around a good 25 minutes to get to the lighthouse. Check on google maps how to get there from the stop (it's pretty easy). At... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Reached via an unsaved road, with cars parked in every available spot of land, the light house is the end point of an area used by local families for sun bathing and swimming.

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Vladivostok, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

I believe that if you haven't been to the lighthouse, you haven't experienced Vladivostok at all! If you have an opportunity come there during sunset and see the sun disappearing in waters of Sea of Japan. Your hear will stay there forever...

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