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The history of Sakhalin begins in the early Paleolithic, when 250 - 300 thousand years ago came the first people. Russian pioneers came to the shores of the Pacific ocean in   the XVII century.

Remnant - Mountain

Remnant - Mountain

One of the favorite destinations of tourists Sakhalin Mountains - Vestochka, it is only about twenty kilometers from the city of Yuzhno - Sakhalinsk.
Ainu

Ainu

Ainu people is considered one of the most mysterious peoples of the world. Traces of this ancient culture have been found for 10 thousand bc.
Japanese tunnels (Toyohara - Maoka)

Japanese tunnels (Toyohara - Maoka)

In the middle of 1920 by Japan, began active construction of railways in the south of Sakhalin. Construction was carried out accelerated pace, 84 km of railroad were built in just 7 years.
Aniva lighthouse

Aniva lighthouse

One of the most beautiful places on Sakhalin - Aniva lighthouse. The lighthouse was built in 1939, designed by Japanese engineer Shinobu Miura.
Cape Giant

Cape Giant

Beautiful place Sakhalin East Coast - Cape Giant. On the coast, there are rocky giants, arches, which are in the sea. In addition, there are located the caves and grottos.
Moneron Island

Moneron Island

Moneron Island, a large island located near Sakhalin Island, with its unique nature, with the status of the marine natural park reserve. From 1904 to 1945, the island belonged to Japan, and called Caibaté.