Irkutsk: 3-Hour Private City Tour
- Small group
- Pickup available
- Duration: 3 hours
per group up to 10
Explore the city of Irkutsk, founded in the mid-17th century by settlers and fur traders. With the help of your expert guide, learn how this city came to prominence in the 1800s when the Decembrists were exiled to Siberia, turning Irkutsk into their cultural center. Explore the city comfortably, with private pickup and drop-off from your hotel. See the remains of the Irkutsk Fortress and visit the Spasskaya Church, which formed part of Irkutsk Kremlin. Explore the city and feel the spirit of the time admiring the fancy designs of the wooden homes, once frequented by successful fur traders. Your journey through the centuries will take you to the houses where the Decembrists, Russian noble rebels, lived in exile after the revolt against Tsar Nicholas I. Admire the History Museum, a beautiful gingerbread-like 19th-century building, and continue to the memorial grave of Alexander Kolchak, ...
Get into the Christmas spirit by taking a tour through the beautiful and festive city of Irkutsk. Explore the city’s stunning buildings and structures decorated with magical Christmas lights.
With your local expert guide, visit the most exquisitely decorated places in the city. Wander through the streets draped in Christmas decorations and feel spellbound by the charming atmosphere of Irkutsk during the festive time.
Hear interesting the stories of the Christmas tree, Christmas spells, and the Christmas legends of the city. See the beautifully decorated Christmas tree and know who was the first person in the world to decorate it. Visit the famous old-fashioned Christmas Market in the Central Marketplace and savor some of the most renowned local products of the city. Fill your heart with joy and experience the magic of Irkutsk.
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