On April 21, representatives of the Ministry of Culture and Archives of the Sakhalin Region and specialists from several local museums set off on the tourist route «To the South to the village of Novikovo», developed by the Sakhalin Regional Museum employee, Anastasia Pavlovna Shevrina. This weekend bus route runs along the coast of Aniva Bay and has a historical and geographical focus. Its total length is about 270 km.
The tourist group was accompanied by guides from the Sakhalin Regional Museum, Konstantin Anatolievich Kuznetsov and Anastasia Pavlovna Shevrina. The excursion program was very informative. It included overview information on Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk and Korsakov, as well as stories of guides about natural and historical monuments.
In the village of Novikovo, near the monument to the cruiser Novik, which feat was widely known during the Russo-Japanese War of 19041905, the group, led by the Minister of Culture and Archives of the Sakhalin Region Alexei Gennadievich Samarin, took part in the first regional subbotnik.
On the way back, tourists visited the Korsakov History Museum.
Then the participants returned to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. They noted that the presented tourist route is accessible and its program is highly informative.