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Russia – Buryatia Republic (Ulan Ude)

What to do here
 World Heritage Sites
  • Lake Baikal
 Sights (Temporarily Reinstated)
  • Ivolginsky Datsan, Buryatia
  • Mongolia-Russia
 Cities of Asia and Oceania
  • Ulan-Ude
 Villages and Small Towns
  • Buryatia: Atsagat
  • Buryatia: Bolshoy Kunaley
  • Buryatia: Desyatnikovo
  • Ulan-Ude (UUD)
 Railway, Metro, Funiculars, Cable Cars
  • Baikal-Amur Mainline (BAM) railway
  • Circum-Baikal Railway Experience
  • Golden Eagle Train
  • Trans-Siberian Railway
  • Ulan-Ude: Ethnographic Museum of the People of Transbaikalia
  • Ulan-Ude: Nature Museum of Buryatia
 Modern Architecture: Buildings and Monuments
  • Monument to Lenin, Ulan-Ude
 National Parks
  • Tunkinsky
  • Drink kvas
  • Drink vodka with locals
  • Experience (at least) a night on a train
  • Experience Russian winter in Siberia
  • Play/hear balalaika
  • Ride the entire Trans-Siberian Railway
  • Sauna (plus swim in lake/river!)
  • Taste Pelmeni
  • Taste Pirog
  • Taste Pirozhki
  • Wear an ushanka