Irkutsk: History At Every Turn - Unusual Excursions In Irkutsk

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Irkutsk: History At Every Turn - Unusual Excursions In Irkutsk
Irkutsk: History At Every Turn - Unusual Excursions In Irkutsk

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Irkutsk will be remembered for its Siberian Baroque architecture, lacy wooden houses and a panorama of the Angara. I will share the rich history of the city, help decipher its original appearance and tell you what famous people have been here. I will also remember the hard life of the Decembrists and their wives. Individual excursion for 1-10 people Duration 2 hours Children Allow with children How it goes On foot 800 rub. 680 rubles per person 15%Discount when ordering before March 14

What awaits you

Irkutsk stone and wood We will meet in the very heart of the city - the park named after Kirov. We will walk along the Angara embankment, where you will see the first stone churches of the city and a Polish church in the neo-Gothic style. We will also walk along the December events street, which has preserved old wooden buildings with platbands and original ornaments. I will show you the famous “lace house” and tell you its story

Travel to the past In the historical and memorial complex "Museum of the Decembrists" you will see the Transfiguration Church, the house of Prince Trubetskoy, the Volkonsky estate and the monument to the Wives of the Decembrists. I will reveal how the history of the city developed from its foundation to the present day, how political exiles lived on the Irkutsk land, and under what circumstances Mikhail Speransky ended up here.

Organizational details

This is a walking tour at no additional cost.

Venue

The beginning of the excursion in the park named after Kirov. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.

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