Have you ever heard of a place called Niigata Russian Village? It was located in Japan and is abandoned now.
Following the fall of the USSR a crowd of tourists consisting both of businessmen and those willing to sell old Japanese cars in Russia invaded Japan. The number of Russian citizens living next to eastern ports increased hundreds of times leading to launching an entertainment park next to Niigata city in 1993. The place was called Niigata Russian Village and embraced a church, hotel, museums, restaurants, circus and many other buildings. The village had been there for 10 years and ceased to exist after collapse of the financing bank. Let’s see in detail what is left till today.
The village is located several kilometers away from the railway and could be reached only by cars. A copy of Suzdal Cathedral is situated next to the parking lot as well as a hotel building that served as an example of classical architecture.
The hotel called Petite was set on fire three years ago. The main tower and many hotel rooms suffered a lot.
Administrative rooms were situated on the ground floor and had numerous audio transmission stands and computer servers inside.
Peter the First welcomes guests. The stairs leads to those rooms that are still in a good condition.
Suzdal Cathedral, Troyka Restaraunt, Wedding data.
The Cathedral that was built in 1993 hasn’t lost its brightness of colors even following 20 years.
The external view is not less beautiful.
A closed gallery decorated with pictures of Russia leads to the entertaining part of the park.
Here visitors could learn about geography of Russia. ‘Baikal Lake’
The restaurant looks totally abandoned. According to the menu left, there was a wide choice of dishes.
An office is located on the first floor.
The Transsib museum explains what it means to travel by train for a week.
The walls are decorated with posters describing cities that are went by for 7 days. The model of the train is in the center of the hall.
The skeleton of a mammoth is hidden inside of another building.