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Alaska, United States, North America: Sitka was the Russian capital of Alaska, it was known as
Sitka Convention & Visitors Bureau
Sitka , Alaska
Tel: 907 747 5940's insider take:

When Sitka was the Russian capital of Alaska in the 19th century, it was known as "the Paris of the Pacific"—a reputation the town still deserves. A world-class chamber music festival and a writer's festival are among Sitka's cultural draws. And it's ridiculously scenic, even by Alaska standards: The town's main street splits around an onion-domed Russian Orthodox church; the jagged peak of Verstovia rises in the background; and the volcanic cone of Mount Edgecumbe caps views of Sitka Sound. Don't be surprised if your neck gets sore from trying to gawk at everything at once.—Edward Readicker-Henderson

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