Understanding the character of Ulan-Ude is not an easy task, so we will gladly become your guides in the Buddhist capital of Russia. On a friendly sightseeing walk, you will immerse yourself in the Siberian flavor, understand the interweaving of traditions and ethnic groups, appreciate the beauty of wooden architecture, visit the favorite places of the townspeople and orient yourself in the modern life of Ulan-Ude. Individual excursion for 1-6 people Duration 3 hours Children Possible with children How it goes On foot Rating 5 on 5 reviews RUB 2690 per excursion Price for 1-6 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
The character of the city in detail In a couple of hours our tricky author's route will acquaint you with must-see places of the city: from wooden houses of the 19th century, where the spirit of Tsarist Russia has been preserved, to Ulan-Ude Arbat, a pedestrian tourist zone with new buildings and monuments of past eras. We will look into the memorial park, where the townspeople like to relax, look at the opera and ballet theater, walk past merchant trade pavilions and find an old church with an original facade. Among the Siberian baroque mansions, Soviet buildings and modern architecture, you will feel how the city lives and is rapidly changing, absorbing the best from different cultures and eras
Unique fusion of Ulan-Ude cultures Easily and dynamically, without deep immersion in the jungle of history, we will help you understand what exactly makes Ulan-Ude stand out from other cities in Russia. We will understand the peculiarities of Siberian architecture, admire the confluence of the Uda and Selenga, the largest tributary of Lake Baikal. Let us find out why Ulan-Ude became the capital of Russian Buddhism and how Christian, Buddhist and pagan traditions coexist with each other. And of course, we will discuss what other corners of the city are worth exploring and what to try first in local restaurants.
Who is the excursion for?
Those who are in Ulan-Ude for the first time want to orientate themselves in the city and understand its culture without long historical lectures.
- During the walk we have to walk about 6 kilometers
- Start and finish of the route at the monument to Lenin on the Soviet Square
- The excursion for you will be led by me or another guide from our team
The beginning of the excursion at the Sovetov Square. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.