Baranof Castle In Sitka Is The Historic Place Where Russia Signed Alaska Over To The US

Baranof Castle is one of the most historically significant sites in Alaska. It is where the United States purchased Alaska from Russia! Located on Castle Hill in Sitka, this site is a National Historic Landmark and state park. There are incredible views of the city and Sitka Harbor!

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is an outdoor area to explore. There is no actual castle to enter.

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If you’re interested in Sitka, learn more about Why This One Little Town Is Alaska‚Äôs Best Kept Secret!

Address: Castle Hill, Sitka, AK 99835, USA