In May 1891 Vladivostok was visited by His Highness the Crown Prince Nicholas, the heir to the Russian crown. He was returning from a trip to the Orient, and the first in the Russian city of Vladivostok became his return. During his visit, Crown Prince laid with stone railway station, a dry dock for ship repair and the monument to Admiral Nevelsky.
In 1893 he opened railway traffic between Vladivostok and St. Nicholas (Ussurijsk), in 1897, was built by railroad Khabarovsk - Vladivostok, and in 1903 opened a direct rail link with Moscow on the Trans-Siberian magistrali.V 1974 in Vladivostok, a meeting of Leonid Brezhnev and U.S. President Gerald Ford for the purpose of signing the contract SALT-2. It is noteworthy that Beijing at this time was still a closed city.