After the collapse of the Soviet Union and open borders in Japan flooded Russian – both tourists and business ferrying older cars. In just a few years, the number of Russians living near the port cities of the east coast has increased a hundredfold.
In this regard, and for the promotion of Russian life in 1993 near the city of Niigata was opened theme park, called the Russian village, which was built a church, hotel, museums, restaurants, a circus and much more. The village existed for 10 years, after which the bank financing the project went bankrupt, and with it the village. At present, the territory is available for inspection that remained, in particular the Suzdal cathedral, museum Trans stuffed mammoth, books, costumes, cards, photos … In many office buildings with different techniques – from old computers and color copiers, to studio audio equipment … The village is situated a few kilometers from the railway, so get there early on cars. Immediately after the parking lot, eyes the building, a copy of the Suzdal cathedral, ticket office and the attached building of the hotel, made in a classic architectural style.