The Holy Land of the Kingdom of Bohai
The territory on which the Ussuriisk urban district is located (in the bend of the Razdolnaya River, with the confluence of the rivers Rakovka and Komarovka), was chosen by man in ancient times. He left his footprints in the form of the simplest stone tools even 30 thousand years ago. In 698 a medieval Bohai state appeared here, vast and powerful, with which neighboring China was considered. The territory of the present Ussuriysk was the center of the Bohai district of Shuaybin. As a result of the excavations, two fortified settlements were discovered, many items of ancient life were found, including a stone slab named Shuyibin District.
Korean Cultural Center
One of the most important objects in the opened building is a historical museum devoted to the forcible transfer of Koreans to Central Asia. Also, the Korean cultural center recreates folk traditions with the help of national songs and dances.
House of Choi Jae Hyun
Choi Jae Hyun is one of the leaders of the first Korean settlers in the land of Russia, the hero of the anti-Japanese struggle for Korea’s independence. After 84 years in Ussuriysk, a house was found where an outstanding figure of the Korean movement, Tsoi Petr Semenovich (Chkhve Jahyon, who lived from 1919 to April 1920, was executed by the Japanese on April 7, 1920 in Nikolsk-Ussuriysk.) He was awarded three silver medals by the Russian empire And one “The Highest Awarded Gold Medal.” In 1962, he was awarded (posthumously) by the Government of the Republic of Korea the Order of Merit in the Construction of the State, Independence. “In Seoul, a monument is erected at the Tonziagton Memorial Center.
The Jurchen stone turtle
A unique medieval monument, a stone statue of a tortoise of the XII century, which is a symbol of durability, was preserved in Ussuriysk. The stone statue of a tortoise of the 12th century was installed on the graves of persons of the imperial family name of the Jurchen state, embodying longevity. Another turtle, originally located next to it, is now in the Khabarovsk museum of local lore.
Monument to the Korean patriot Li Sang Sol
At home, Lee Sang Sol is a well-known man. He was a teacher, journalist and a fiery revolutionary underground worker. The Japanese authorities sentenced him in absentia to death. He emigrated to Russia and lived in the city of Nikolsk-Ussuri, where he died in 1917-th year. After the cremation, according to the will, the ashes were scattered over the river Razdolnaya. Presumably in the place where the monument is now. The diplomat of the Korean Empire, Li Sao Sol and the Korean military officer of the Russian Empire, Peter Tsoi, led the struggle for Korea’s independence