1. Russia
  2. Siberian Federal District
  3. Irkutsk

Irkutsk: Guided City Walking Tour

Product ID: 356275
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Enjoy a fully-guided walking tour of the fascinating city of Irkutsk. With your informative guide, witness landmarks such as the oldest living icebreaker, the Holy Cross Church and the wooden district to find out what makes this place so special.
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Duration: 3 hours
Starting times 8:30 AM, 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM
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Highlights
  • Hear beautiful stories about the Znamensky Monastery and its illustrious collection of icons
  • Visit historical wooden buildings dating back to the 18th-century
  • See the oldest icebreaker in the world
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Start your day of adventure by meeting your friendly and informative guide. After a short meet and greet, set-off to discover the famous landmarks that make Irkutsk so unique. Irkutsk is the administrative centre in Siberia and a UNESCO World Heritage site popular amongst tourists. After being in this place for a short amount of time, you can see why it is the birthplace of so many fairytales. One of the main attractions shown to you during your exciting day is the oldest icebreaker in the world, truly a sight to behold for any history buff. You'll also get to take a trip to the Irkutsk Museum where paintings, sculptures, icons and collections of folk art reside in the plenty. 

Discover and marvel at the famous Saviour Church, considered the oldest stone building in all of Eastern Siberia. Your guide will also be sure to entertain you with the locally famous legend surrounding the crystal clean Lake Baikal, not to mention, the beautiful tales of the Znamensky Monastery and its illustrious collection of wooden icons at the Holy Cross Church. 

With your charismatic guide you will also get to visit landmarks such as the Angara coast, Kirov Square, the Saviour Church, Karl Marx Street, Irkutsk Drama Theater. No trip is complete without a visit to the historical district where stunning wooden structures dating back to the 18th-century await you.
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  • Professional guide services

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From US$ 352.44 Per group up to 10