Art Gallery in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Art Museum

This museum has a modest permanent collection of pre-Soviet Russian oils and Korean and Japanese textiles upstairs, and changing exhibits downstairs. Best is getting inside the unique building, a former Japanese ban…
Museum in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Sakhalin Regional Museum

The pagoda-roofed Sakhalin Regional Museum has a 21st-century exhibit exploring the Japanese/Soviet overlap of the city’s history, typified by the building itself, which served as the home of the Karafuto administra…
Museum in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Museum of Sakhalin Island: A Book by AP Chekhov

Yes, that’s really the name of this two-floor showing of Chekhov’s few months on Sakhalin. Look for the photo of Chekhov at a picnic with the Japanese consul and his entourage. More interesting than the untranslated…
Church in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

St Innokenty Church

Statue in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Lenin Statue

Park in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Gagarin Park

Statue in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Gagarin Statue