In the center of the continent and the very heart of Siberia, I will take you through the beautiful and soulful streets of your beloved city. I will tell you how its mosaic culture and poly-confessional character were formed. I will explain the specifics of local architecture and show you important historical monuments. And as a result, you will understand that even if the main purpose of the trip is Baikal, our Irkutsk is worth special attention! Individual excursion for 1-10 people Duration 3 hours Children Without children How it goes On foot 5000 rubles per tour Price for 1-10 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
Irkutsk architecture You will learn how the image of the city was formed walking along the main streets and picturesque quarters of different eras of Irkutsk. I will tell you why it was called not only the gates of Lake Baikal, but also Siberian Petersburg, as well as eastern Paris. What is interesting about the Siberian Baroque and stone mansions of the 19th century. In the 130th block we will talk about how the traditions of wooden Siberian architecture are being recreated. And in the modern quarter - about the main trends in the construction of the 21st century
History of the city in monuments Against the backdrop of distinctive architecture and picturesque landscape, you will hear about the origins of the city and its key milestones. Learn the history of the monument to the pioneers of Siberia. Have monument to Alexander III the discussion will focus on the construction of the Trans-Siberian Railway and the historical role of the Great Siberian Way. In addition, I will tell you how Irkutsk acquired an elegant triumphal arch - Moscow gates… I would like to draw your attention to the special history of the Irkutsk memorial complex Eternal flame… And, of course, we will not ignore the religious life of the city, which combines so many different beliefs and traditions.
The excursion starts in the city center. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.