Pokrovsky park has a very complicated history. In the late 19th century, there was organized a cemetery, divided into sections: Orthodox, Catholic, Lutheran, Chinese, Hebrew, Japanese, Mohammedan.
In particular, it is believed that there was buried Leo A. Pushkin – a relative of great poet Alexander Pushkin.
After the revolution, it was decided to abolish the cemetery, relatives of the dead were given only one month for reburial.
Most simply do not have time to meet those deadlines, and then razed to the ground the graves, paved and tombstones paved main street.
Church was blew up…
Then there was organized amusement park with rides, shooting range, a Ferris wheel.
In 1990 the park received the status of the Intercession of the memorial park, it was transferred to the diocese.
In the park was found untouched foundation of Church. Later it was restored.
Now next to it built the seminary building.
Currently Pokrovsky Park – one of the biggest green spaces in Vladivostok.
A lot of people walking here in warm weather, .
In the winter the park is transformed.
In the evening lights go out and park gets especially mysterious look.