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Irkutsk Walking (car) Tour

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Highlights
  • Immerse yourself in the life and history of Irkutsk and Siberia
  • Visit the site of the ancient city entrance
  • Discover the legends of underground streets in city center
  • Explore the Old Town of Irkutsk and see it from the inside
Duration 2,5 hours (12:00—14:30)
Transportation On foot (car)
About Irkutsk is often called "Siberian Paris" in old books, and bloggers call it similar to Barcelona. In this tour we'll tell you about the history of city, events in life of residents, show you its unique architecture, wooden and stone houses, saved till today. We will walk and ride together by main streets of the city, changed its look, but not spirit. Highly recommended for people interested in history. Program
  • 12:00
    Start from Moscow gates Moscow gates, which are now reconstructed, used to be the historical point of city entrance of all travellers and merchants of the past.
  • 12:15
    Monument to the founders of Irkutsk Irkutsk was founded in 1661 by cossacks, built the first ostrog (wooden fortress similar to kremlin) here. This is the place of many important events for the city.
  • 12:30
    Main Square Main square of the city, built on the place of swamp, is surrounded by buildings of different times of the Old and New Histories.
  • 12:45
    Old houses of Zhelyabov street Vtorov mansion, Rogal House, museums and hotels, old and new buildings of Irkutsk. Flea market and city fire of 1879.
  • 13:00
    Karl Marx street Main street of the city, used to be a part of ostrog (Siberian fortress) wall, the border of the town. Its people and stories.
  • 13:30
    Old Town Protected Gryaznova street, saved part of the medieval wood and stone Irkutsk
  • 13:45
    Raising of the Cross Church The unique church, combining elements of Ortodox christianity and buddhism.
  • 14:00
    A restored part of the Old Town The Old Town area, which was newly built several years ago, it has many historical buildings
Price and policies:
Price includes local guide interpreter services. The tour is on foot or by car. The price for walking tour is 1000 rub per person, for tour by car/van - 1500 rub per person. The price is valid per person in the group 3 or more people. For the group 1-2 people total price is 3000 rubles (per tour) for walking tour and 4000 rub for tour by car.
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