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72 Visa-Free Hours for Japanese Tourists
15.06.2011 11:50
72 Visa-Free Hours for Japanese Tourists

Ferry navigation 2011 between Russian Sakhalin Island and Japan is attended by bonus for Japanese tourists: now they can spend 72 hours on Sakhalin visa-free. They believe it will increase the tourist flow from land of the rising sun.

      
According to information agency of PortNews, in this season the voyages on route Wakkanai-Korsakov will be carried out on the ferry of Eins Soya, as usually. Eins Soya takes 140 passengers and 280 tons cargo on board. Ferry line between the islands was opened in 1998. Distance between ports of Wakkanai and Korsakov is about 80 miles. The voyage takes 6 hours.

      
Japanese tourists having come by ferry can enjoy visa-free regime during 72 hours and see sights of Sakhalin region. It should be mentioned that an official delegation came by the first ferry. Members of this delegation informed that question about mutual visa cancellation will be discussed in the Japanese parliament in the nearest time. The deal is that Japanese tourists can stay in Sakhalin Region visa free instead of the Russians who still need a visa.

      Among the sights of Sakhalin region are house where Anton Chekhov, great Russian writer lived. Chekhov museum is situated in the town of Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky, which is also notable for good beaches and warm sea.

      
What about nature, different web-footed mammals have chosen a breakwater of sea port of Nevelsk and stay there from February till early June. In other seasons the seals and birds can be seen on the Tyuleniy Island.

      A 19th century oil-derrick can be seen in the area of Okha town. It the first one, which laid foundation of Sakhalin oil patch. Now it is a historical monument.

      

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Author: Yulia Buzykina

Tags: Russian tourism visas    

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