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Russia – Irkutsk Oblast (Bratsk, Angarsk)

VISITED BY: 792 NOMADS
What to do here
 
 World Heritage Sites
  • Lake Baikal
 Tentative WHS
  • Centre historique d'Irkoutsk (30/09/1998)
 Islands
  • Olkhon (Lake Baikal)
 XL
  • Ust-Ordynskiy Buratya Okrug (Irkutsk)
 Cities of Asia and Oceania
  • Angarsk
  • Bratsk
  • Irkutsk
 World Cities
  • Irkutsk
 Airports
  • Irkutsk (IKT)
 Railway, Metro, Funiculars, Cable Cars
  • Baikal-Amur Mainline (BAM) railway
  • Circum-Baikal Railway Experience
  • Golden Eagle Train
  • Irkutsk Station
  • Trans-Siberian Railway
 Museums
  • Bratsk: Museum of the History of the Angara River
  • Irkutsk: Irkutsk Regional Historical and Memorial Museum of Decembrists
  • Irkutsk: Museum of Urban Life
  • Irkutsk: Regional Art Museum
  • Listvyanka: Baikal Museum
 National Parks
  • Pribaikalsky
 Experiences
  • 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
 Ship Museums
  • Irkutsk: Ice-breaker Angara Museum
Dakini Troma Nagmo stupa, Ogoi Island, Lake Baikal
hiking the Great Baikal Trail
Buryat statue, Lake Baikal
sunset at Shaman Rock, Olkhon Island
2007 Lake Baikal