View Full Version : Kuril Islands: visas?

08-07-2004, 02:11
Has anyone ever travelled to the Kuril Islands or knows how to obtain a visa to the area? Would be very thankful...

08-07-2004, 14:22
Visa? Kuril Islands is a part of Russia and will always be a part of Russia no matter what Japanese say. So, if you have russian visa, you can travel to Kuril Islands.

09-07-2004, 02:37

Yes, it is part of Russia, but you need special permission to go to the islands. Whether we call it a visa or a "special document", one still needs to obtain permission.