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Lushun (Port Arthur)

Lvshunkou District, Dalian 116050, China
+86 411 8667 8888
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For history buffs

Lushun, full of history. is the place of the fiercely fought Russian-Japanese war of 1904-5 which... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ko Samui, Thailand
historic place with great views

This is worth a couple of hours to walk around , review the historic significance of this area... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
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Lvshunkou District, Dalian 116050, China
+86 411 8667 8888

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lushun, full of history. is the place of the fiercely fought Russian-Japanese war of 1904-5 which was both a naval battle resulting in the destruction of the Russian Pacific fleet and a land battle including WWI type infantry charges. The prize was the naturally safe...More

Thank Instantcalmer
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This is worth a couple of hours to walk around , review the historic significance of this area and take pictures of the wonder view.

Thank susanbrien
Reviewed 6 May 2017

The pretty little city of Lushun has a very good atmosphere. It's not just the fresh sea air. Lushun's atmosphere has a touch of Japan and a touch of Russia, a touch of the Chinese countryside, and a little touch of San Francisco, on the...More

Thank Martin A
Reviewed 6 March 2017

That's what I came to Dalian for, just to see the Lyu Shun Kou where the battle between Russians and Japans began in 1904. Now thank lord it's part of China!! There's a big old fashioned Russian cannon near the top of the fort, then...More

Thank Laxiaozi08200912
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Not sure if Lushun can be reached by train, new line may be complete. I took a tour bus from Dalian. Limited English, well organised. Make sure you take your passport to visit the fortifications and prison. The views from the fortifications are excellent and...More

1  Thank Jim L
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Traveling back from Lushun Prison to Dalian. Popped into Lushun Harbour for a look around at the old Russian guns and the Modern Chinese Naval fleet.

Thank Heals64
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

For anybody who may be reading in English. If you speak English as your first language then that must mean you are in this part of China for work. We took a day trip here just to sight see and get away from Dalian. The...More

1  Thank Joey M
Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

This is a great place to visit. It's less than an hour away from Dalian (depending on traffic) with a great drive down the coast. This little town is full of history and many activities and sites to see including Baiyushan (White Jade Hill), Russian-Japan...More

1  Thank Mandy H
Reviewed 27 December 2014

A nice little port town with a few remnants of some European and Japanese presence. Catch a bus from near Dalian train station to get here and walk from there. The hill and tower on top give a great view of the area (free if...More

1  Thank Hayden423432q4
Reviewed 25 August 2014

We were in Dalian as part of a cruise. It seemed to me that the main reason to stop was for re-fueling. The tour we took included the Prison, the Museum, and the bunkers. The prison was OK; pretty grim as one might expect. The...More

Thank carolzd
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