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Republic of Buryatia
Ulan-Ude
Kyakhta
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Zakamensk
Selenginsk


Articles:

Buryatia Will Listen to The Voice of Nomads
The 9th International Music Festival "The Voice of Nomads" will be held 50 km away from Ulan-Ude on July 14 and 15. This year the festival is bringing together musicians from Brazil, Mali, Spain, Korea, Mongolia, Bashkiria, Yakutia, Ukraine, Moscow and Buryatia.
--11-07-2017--
Lake Baikal: Svyatoy Nos Peninsula
Svyatoy Nos (Holy Nose) is the largest peninsula of the Baikal Lake located in its eastern part on the territory of Buryatia. According to one version, the name of Svyatoy Nos was given to the peninsula by Cossack settlers, and the word nose simply means cape.
--14-11-2015--
Svetlaya Polyana Museum Park
The exhibition complex is a place stylized as a Cossack settlement of XVII century. The first thing that catches the eye when one enters the territory is the log pale fence with a watchtower. The museum is divided into three zones - Buryat, Evenki, and Russian.
--03-11-2015--
Murochinsky Temple Complex (Murochinsky Datsan)
The temple complex is located in the holy area of Ranzhur near the eponymous rock where the mantra text was discovered more than 200 years ago. It is believed that Buddha himself gave this prayer to the believers; the second place of this kind is located in Nepal. Every day Buddhist monks perform meditation sessions here.
--27-10-2015--
Scientists: Shallowing of Lake Baikal is Caused by Climate Upheaval in Asia
The drawdown in the world's deepest lake started in the autumn of last year and lasted till the end of April. At that point the water level fell to the mark of 455,86 meters, which is 14 cm lower than the bottom value set for it.
--26-10-2015--
Plan Your Trip to Murochinsky Temple Complex
It is best to visit the temple complex in summer (although it is recommended to bring along an umbrella, as this time of the year is the rainiest one in Buryatia). Thus, you will be able to visit the temple complex and the dugan of Aryabala, as well as the holy place at the Ranzhur Rock.
--02-10-2015--
Ivolginsky Datsan: Centre of Russian Buddhism
Ivolginsky Datsan (lamaist monastery) the main centre of Buddhism in Russia is situated at the bottom of Khamar-Daban mountains, in 30 km from Ulan-Ude. Although its history begun just in 1945, Ivolginsky Datsan is draws attention of numerous tourists, pilgrims and believers from all over the world. Crowds of pilgrims come here to behold one of the main Buddhist shrines - incorruptible relics of lama Dashi Dorzho Itigelov. There is a Bo tree growing here as well.
--20-12-2011--
Shaman Cave on the Olkhon Island: Baikal Lake Legends
Olkhon Island is usually called "heart of Baikal". It is situated in the centre of Baikal Lake. Olkhon has long been a kind of Mecca for the shamanistic world of Siberia. Moreover, Olkhon is an unbelievable beautiful place...
--20-12-2011--
Anomalous Zones of Russia: Sobolkho Lake
There is probably no-one in Buryatia who hasnt heard about the mysterious lake Sobolkho, which has a reputation of fears residence.
--31-10-2011--


News:

Russias Most Beautiful Village
The Buryat village of Bolshoy Kunaley, where the descendants of the Old Believers who moved to Siberia in the eighteenth century live, received the status of Russias most beautiful village.
--12-07-2018--
The Largest Gastronomic Map Will Be Made In Ulan-Ude
The world record for creation of the biggest gastronomic map will be set on January 31 at the restaurant Mergen in Ulan-Ude. It is planned that the dimensions of the map will be 5 m to 2.5 m.
--28-01-2015--
Buryatia National Booking System
The Agency for Tourism of Buryatia started the formation of a regional register of accommodation facilities.
--23-11-2014--
No Free Entrance To Parks In Buryatia
Visiting Tunkinsky and Zabaykalsky national parks in Buryatia is not free of charge anymore. Changes to the law On Specially Protected Natural Territories were made last year: now individuals will be charged for visiting national parks with tourism and recreation purposes.
--13-03-2014--
Flights Over The City In Buryatia
On Russian Aviation Day there were air tours in the capital of Buryatia.
--20-08-2013--
The Highest Statue Of An Idol in Buryatia
It is planned to place the biggest sculpture of one of the most respected Buddhist idols in the temple of Arya Baly.
--23-05-2013--
"The Baikal Harbor": Greenpeace Is Against
Greenpeace opposed the construction of tourist objects in Buryatia.
--16-05-2013--
Buryatia National Museum to Introduce Atlas of Tibetan Medicine in St. Petersburg
The National Museum of Buryatia will present the exhibition Ancient Art of Healing. Atlas of Tibetan Medicine in St. Petersburg.
--11-05-2013--
Buryatia: Hunting In a Touristic Zone
The deputies of the People's Khural have discussed the problems of the republic hunting sector. As it turned out, one of the most profitable directions is hunting tourism with the participation of the foreigners.
--30-04-2013--
Buryatia: Forbidden To Enter the Xiongnu Ancient Settlement
The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Buryatia stands for preservation of the Xiongnu ancient settlement. The results of the excavations that took place in the 50-s proved that the settlement is a large military, commercial, artisanal, and economic center of the Xiongnu empire.
--29-04-2013--
Voice of Nomads Sings in Buryatia
The International Music Festival Voice of Nomads is taking place in Ulan-Ude, Buryat Republic from 11th to 13th of July.
--11-07-2012--
A Former Lithuanian Triathlete to Cross Baikal for Two Days
A former Lithuanian triathlete to cross the Lake Baikal in its widest and deepest place for two days. On Thursday morning Vidmantas Urbonas, 53, the 1998 world ultra-triathlon champion, has started its race from the cape Bezymyanniy (Nameless) in Buryatia.
--28-07-2011--
Inhabitants of Ufa Rescue from the Heat in the City Fountain
In Ufa people made a mass bathing and ablution in the central city fountain because of hot weather.
--27-07-2011--





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