IRKUTSK CITY one day excursion

Duration: 3 to 4 hours
Destination: Russia, Irkutskaya oblast', Irkutsk
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Irkutsk
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Do your first step to discover Siberia: Irkutsk city tour!
This old city located in the shores of Angara River, and it is de facto capital of Eastern Siberia. Pleasantly historic Irkutsk is by far the most popular stop on the Trans-Siberian Railway between Moscow and all points east. With Lake Baikal in 70km away,
Our professional guide will make this tour not only interesting, but also informative, recommend the best restaurants and shops, help you to order lunch, accompany you shopping (our company provides its personal discounts to many local stores).
Your tour includes transfer by comfortable cars, jeeps and minivans for groups from 1 to 6 people and minibuses for groups from 7 to 18 people. All our cars are equipped with air conditioning system.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Cathedral of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God, Barrikad St, 34, Irkutsk 664001 Russia

With Byzantine style decorations, the Kazan Church looks like a fairy tower. It is known for the Irkutsk’s largest church bell. The inner spaces are decorated with fresco paintings. A unique iconostasis is carved out the Indian granite by Chinese craftsmen. The weight of the establishment is 70 tons; the height is 13 meters. The renovation works lasted from 1990 to 2012. Right now the church is in its original form.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Holy Cross Cathedral, Sedova St., 1, Irkutsk 664003 Russia

The Church is one of the oldest Irkutsk’s Orthodox temples, a distinctive landmark of Siberian Baroque. The church is famous for its unique exterior design.



Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Monument to the Founders of Irkutsk, ulitsa Nizhnyaya Naberezhnaya, 2, Irkutsk 664011 Russia

Monument to Cossacks - pioneers is located on the Lower Angara River Embankment, in the birthplace of the Irkutsk city. It is monument to Jakov Pokhabov, who founded a fort in 1661 on the right bank of the Angara River opposite the mouth of the Irkut river.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Triumphal Arch Moscow Gates, Moskovsko-Laninskaya St., Irkutsk Russia

Standing on Irkutsk's lower embankment of the Angara is a triumphal arch which is known as the Moskovskie or Moscow Gates as it marks the entrance to the city if coming from the European part of Russia. Construction of the gates began in 1811 to mark the 10 year anniversary of Emperor Alexander I's reign. In 1858 a second pair of gates were erected in the city similar to the Moscow Gates.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Kirov's Park, ul. Lenina, Irkutsk 664027 Russia

Kirov Square (1669-1790-e - The Kremlin Square, the beginning of XIX-1935 - Tikhvin Square, Gostinodvorskaya Square, Count Speransky's Square and other names) is the area in the Right Bank district of the Irkutsk city, located in the historic center between Lenin and Sukhe-Bator streets; the main square of Irkutsk.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Monument to Alexander III, The Embankment of the Angara, Irkutsk Russia

Monument to Alexander III. The monument was put up in honour of Alexander III so as to thank him for making the decision of building the Trans-Siberian Railway. It was first unveiled in Irkutsk on the 30th of August 1908.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Monument to Lenin, Park DS Trud, Irkutsk Russia

Standing on the cross road of Ulitsa Lenina and Ulitsa Karla Marksa is Irkutsk's main statue of Vladimir Lenin. It was unveiled in 1952 and is the work of sculptor Nikolai Tomsky.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: 130 Kvartal, Irkutsk Russia

130th District is specially created area of historic buildings in Irkutsk, which includes several dozen monuments of architecture and history of the city. The 130th District is located in the southern part of the "historical center of Irkutsk" at the foot of the Cross Mountain.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Sculpture Babr, 130 District, Irkutsk Russia

A monument to the Babr is located exactly in the beginning of 130th District (a Siberian tiger on coat of arms of Irkutsk).

Duration: 10 minutes

Inclusions
  • Private transportation
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Professional guide
  • Snacks
  • Entry/Admission - Cathedral of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God
  • Entry/Admission - Holy Cross Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Monument to the Founders of Irkutsk
  • Entry/Admission - Triumphal Arch Moscow Gates
  • Entry/Admission - Kirov's Park
  • Entry/Admission - Monument to Alexander III
  • Entry/Admission - Monument to Lenin
  • Entry/Admission - 130 Kvartal
  • Entry/Admission - Sculpture Babr

Exclusions
  • Lunch - Our guide can recommend you restaurants for lunch in Irkutsk and we can transfer you there after excursion (for free)
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Angara Hotel Complex, Ulitsa Sukhe-Batora, 7, Irkutsk, Irkutskaya oblast', Russia, 664011

Traveler pickup is offered
Dear travelers! We can pick up you from every hotel in Irkutsk, airport and train station

Airports

  • Irkutsk Airport, Irkutsk Russia



Departure Time

Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 1/12/2020 - 3/13/2022

Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 01:00 PM


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

3 to 4 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

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