Sitka is a unified city borough in the southeast part of the state of Alaska in the United States. It is the largest city borough by total area in the U.S. You can explore the town and visit some popular spots, see wildlife or go for a hike! If you still do not know what to do, below are some of the suggested areas that you can stop by.  

Russian Bishop’s House

The Russian Bishop’s House is a historical house museum, it is also a National Landmark located at Lincoln and Monastery Streets in Sitka, Alaska. This log structure was built in 1841 and is one of the oldest surviving buildings of Russian America. This house was the home and administrative center of Ivan Veniaminov: he was the first bishop of Alaska. Today, the house is now a unit of Sitka National Park. 


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Mount Edgecumbe

Located at the southern end of Kruzof Island, Alaska is Mount Edgecumbe. It is about 9.9 miles east of the Queen Charlotte Fault that separates the North American and Pacific Plates and is the highest point of the Mount Edgecumbe volcanic field, which covers over 100 square miles on Kruzof Island and includes Crater Ridge and Shell Mountain. 


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St. Michael’s Orthodox Cathedral

St. Michael is the earliest Orthodox cathedral in the New World. Located at Lincoln and Matsoutoff Streets in Sitka, Alaska, this cathedral was built when Alaska was under the control of Russia in the 19th century and was accidentally burned down in 1966. It was then rebuilt and its green domes and golden crosses became a well-known landmark in Sitka.