With a total area of 12,461 square kilometers, Sitka located in the state of Alaska holds the celebrated honor of being the biggest city in the US by area. The city was previously a part of the Russian establishment but was later sold to the United States on 18 October 1867. The people of Sitka celebrate an annual Alaska Day Festival on 18 October.
Places to Visit in Sitka
The city experiences moderate and cool temperatures with high precipitation which makes it one of the best places to visit during vacations!
Castle Hill is a historical landmark where once stood the Russian and tribal forts of the 1800s. However, the place is more profoundly known as the site of American Flag raising where Russians transferred the power over Alaska to the United States. The rock outcrop surrounded by vegetation provides a breathtaking view of the whole of Sitka!