Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Tourist Monument Erected in Irkutsk
29.09.2011 12:06
Tourist Monument Erected in Irkutsk
"Tourist" monument in Irkutsk

Two metres high monument has been placed at the crossroads of Karl Marx street and Litvinov street. The sculpture was delivered to Irkutsk in the beginning of September and was waiting to be established on the World Tourism Day. 

      This is the 11th sculpture appeared in the city for the last three months. Earlier “Founders of Irkutsk”, “Wives of the Decembrists”, “Peter and Fevronia of Murom” were also set up in one of the oldest Siberian towns.

      Besides, the administration of Irkutsk has restored a 19th century building for the Tea Museum opening. The Tea House is situated on the territory of the historical and architectural complex “The House of Europe”. The exposition is fully dedicated to the favourite drink of millions of Siberians.

      The improvement of the city's image and the appearance of new tourist attractions have resulted in the increase of Irkutsk visitors.

      Source: Interfax. Image courtesy: www.gazetairkutsk.ru

       


Author: Natalia Semicheva

Tags: Russian tourism Irkutsk Siberia Russian monuments  

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:








Comment on our site


RSS   twitter      submit



TAGS:
Skolkovo  Sharya  Maykop  Russian science  Primorsky Krai   Russian Rap Music  Russian cities  Russian beaches  World Cleanup 2012  Sex Pistols  Emir Kusturica  Moscow  Russian Wedding  Anatoly Serdyukov  Russian economy  Russian companies  St. Petersburg  Alexander Pushkin  Novogorod  Russian army  Kamchatka  incident  Russian scientists  Krasnodar Territory  Russian opera  train tickets Saransk  Moscow Kremlin   Russian airlines  Burial Grounds  Exhibitions in Moscow  Russian business  Night of the Arts  Valery Gergiev  Hermitage Garden  Russian Cinema  Star Light  Festivals in Russia  Anatoly Kuznetsov  Veliky Novgorod  Viewing Points  Russian tourism  Regional Cuisines  Adygea  Ukraine  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Yandex  Stephen Fry  FBK  tours to Russia  South Park 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites