Sights

Arshan

Arshan is a small resort village in the Tunkinsky District, Republic of Buryatia, Russian Federation. It is known for its mineral waters, spa, and the Khoymorski Datsan Boddhidharma Tibetan Buddhist temple.

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Baikalsk town

Every year skiing is getting more and more popular on lake Baikal. Warm and snow winter, clean air and magnificent landscapes make the ski resort one of the best in Russia.

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Circum Baikal Railway

Every Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday you can take a 1-day trip along the beautiful shore of Baikal Lake on a modern superior rail bus. The rout goes from Irkutsk to the Southern shore of the lake on an old railway built at the end of the 20th century.

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Irkutsk city

Irkutsk is a city and the administrative center of Irkutsk Oblast, Russia, and one of the largest cities in Siberia.

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Listvyanka settlement

Listvaynka is the most popular place on lake Baikal. It is 1 hour driving form Irkutsk and for many tourists the acquaintance with the lake stars form this place.

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Ust-Orda village

The village Ust - Orda is 70 km from Irkutsk. It is an administrative and cultural center. On the entrance to the village there is a monumental sculpture of a Buryat horseman.

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Taltsy

The museum is located in the village on the shore of the Angara River, 20 kilometers north of its source and 47 kilometers south of Irkutsk. The museum is 67 hectares.

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Maloye More (the Small Sea)

Maloye More (the Small Sea) is a unique area of Lake Baikal. It includes 76 kilometers of cozy bays, sandy and pebble beaches, warm and clean water. Maloye More is located between the western shore of the lake and Olkhon Island, which is the largest island in Lake Baikal.

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Olkhon island

Olkhon is the largest island in Lake Baikal. It measures 73.5 km in length and 15 km in width. The resident population of the island stands at more than 1500 persons.

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