Sitka was originally established by Tlingit Indians and later on furthered to have connections with Russian settlement, therefore garnering the name 'the Russian capital of Alaska'. Not necessarily a tourist destination, Sitka still exhibits a lot of fun opportunities for anyone who graces its border. There are parks like Sitka National Historical Park which provides glimpses of the traditional Tlingit life and other aspects of history. Its National Historic Landmark Castle Hill is another of its site that is quite popular here. History buffs and those who shares a passion for art will find a lot in places like Sheldon Jackson Museum and Sitka Historical Society Museum. There are numerous shops and restaurants too that are spread throughout the city. On your visit here, you can go for activities like tribal tours or solo detour and see everything that the place has in store for you!
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