Vladivostok is the city in the Far East of Russia; political, cultural, scientific, educational and economic center of the region; administrative center of Primorsky Region. The population is over 600 000 people. Vladivostok is one of the largest seaports of the Far Eastern basin and the main base of the Pacific Fleet and Navy. The main attractions of Vladivostok are nature, historical architecture , university , branches of the world famous Hermitage Museum and Masriinsky Theater as well as numerous new engineering structures, parks, viewing platforms and many other places of interest.