Museum in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Kamchatka Regional Unified Museum

Housed in an attractive half-timbered building overlooking the bay, this museum features an imaginative mix of relics and murals that outline Kamchatka’s history, including dioramas of nomadic herders, old cannonbal…
Museum in Esso

Ethnographic Museum

You can find out much about the history of the area’s peoples in this well-kept museum in a charming Cossack-style izba (wooden house) set beside the burbling river that flows through Esso. The museum contains some …
Museum in Yelizovo

Regional Museum

Area in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Historic Centre

It’s worth a wander around the de facto centre of town, where Lenin stares out at the bay from pl Lenina. Along the bay is a stone beach with great views of Mt Vilyuchinsky, and nearby some cafes serving beer. Loomi…
Wildlife in Esso

Reindeer Herds

A few reindeer herds of 1000 to 2000 heads, managed by nomadic Evens, can be tracked down around Esso and Anavgay. They are reachable by helicopter in the warm months, and possibly by snowmobile during winter. An ho…
Church in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Pravoslavnaya Tserkov

Monument in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Crimean War Monuments

Monument in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Crimean War Monuments

Beach in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky


Monument in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Lenin Statue