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Yekaterina Trubetskaya
02.12.1800 - 14.10.1854
Alexander Vampilov
19 August 1937 - 17 August 1972
Denis Matsuyev
June 11, 1975 - ...


Articles:

Baikal Souvenirs: What to Bring from Baikal
The Baikal nature is so inspiring and amazing that tourists want to bring home some pleasant things that would "prolong" the impressions of the trip. When choosing Baikal souvenirs, pay attention to the following things.
--31-08-2018--
Lake Baikal Natural Reserves
Lake Baikal has several conservation areas: three reserves, two national parks and several wildlife sanctuaries. This article will cover three Baikal reserves.
--30-08-2018--
Baikal National Parks
Lake Baikal has two national parks: Baikal National Park and Transbaikal National Park.
--30-08-2018--
Top 5 Museums of Irkutsk
The centuries-old and eventful history of Irkutsk, its location near unique Baikal, as well as its old wooden architecture make it one of the brightest tourist attractions in Russia.
--17-08-2018--
Top Cafes and Restaurants in Irkutsk
Irkutsk is full of nice and cozy places for eating out in a good company or on your own. If you are in the city for the first time, it is better to follow our list of the best cafes and restaurants in Irkutsk to enjoy the local cuisine and relaxing atmosphere.
--15-08-2018--
Unusual Museums in Regions of Russia. Part 2
We have already told you about several unusual museums in Russia. Here is a new collection of museums with the most amazing exhibits.
--31-07-2018--
Buryat Cuisine - Top Five National Dishes to Taste on Baikal Tour
The Buryat cuisine is one of the attractions of Lake Baikal, so it is a must for everybody on a Baikal tour to try national Buryat dishes.
--30-07-2018--
Siberian Cuisine Delicacies of Lake Baikal
The combination of fish, game and taiga seasonings distinguish Siberian cuisine from European cuisine. These differences are more pronounced when tasting traditional Siberian dishes on the shore of Lake Baikal.
--30-07-2018--
How to Get to Irkutsk Airport
With the cultural heritage of its aristocratic exiles, the Asian influence of nearby Mongolia and China and the easy accessibility of the Lake Baikal, Irkutsk is one of the most appealing cities in Russia.
--26-08-2016--


News:

Emir Kusturica to Participate in Siberian Festival "Stars at Baikal"
The international music festival "Stars at Baikal" will be held in Irkutsk in September.
--19-07-2018--
Accuracy of Detecting Precious Metals in Primary Rocks Multiplied 100 Times in Siberia
Scientists from Novosibirsk and Irkutsk have created peerless equipment for express analysis of geological samples.
--19-04-2018--
"Pobeda" Airline Starts Flights from Moscow to Irkutsk
The flights will be operated daily from Vnukovo Airport.
--10-04-2018--
A Car Road Over the Ice of Lake Baikal to the Largest Island of Olkhon Opened in Irkutsk Oblast
The length of the road is 12 km, its carrying capacity is 10 tons, speed limit is 10 km/h. The thickness of the ice exceeds 70 cm.
--21-02-2018--
A Festival of Ice Sculptures "Live on Lake Baikal"
The main exhibit will be a heart-shaped rink, illuminated with red lights.
--15-02-2018--
International Vampilov Festival Brings 19 Theatres to Irkutsk
The International Alexander Vampilov Modern Drama Festival will be held in Irkutsk from September 17 to 24.
--17-09-2017--
Irkutsk - One the Most Popular Russian Cities
Irkutsk took the seventh place in the ranking of the most popular cities to travel all over Russia in 2017.
--29-01-2017--
3 Year Program of Restoring Forests around Lake Baikal
Artificial reforestation will take place on the area of 17,7 thousand hectares near the Lake of Baikal.
--30-01-2016--
Chamber and Organ Music Festival to be Held in Irkutsk
The chamber and organ music festival Universe of Sound will take place in the Irkutsk Philharmonic Hall.
--29-09-2015--
International Porcelain Siberia in Irkutsk
The All-Russian art project Porcelain Siberia starts in Irkutsk on September 29.
--28-09-2015--
Observation Wheel In Irkutsk
An observation wheel may be opened in Irkutsk soon.
--09-09-2015--
Jubilee Festival 'Stars on Baikal' Held in Irkutsk
The annual international music festival Stars on Baikal is taking place in Irkutsk for the 10th time this year.
--07-09-2015--
Forest Fire on Reserve Island of Olkhon in Lake Baikal
Two forest fires of 317 hectares are blazing in two nature reserves of the Irkutsk Region: the Kachug District and the island of Olkhon.
--30-07-2015--
Baikal CeraMystics Displayed in Irkutsk
The international ceramic art exhibition Baikal-CeraMystics has been opened in the Irkutsk Regional Museum of Local Lore.
--22-07-2015--
Japanese Film Festival to be Held in Irkutsk
July 10 will see the opening ceremony of the Japanese Film Festival in Irkutsk.
--07-07-2015--
Vigilant Pupil Saved Lives of Three People In Irkutsk
A 14-year-old teenager rescued three men from fire in Irkutsk on March 12.
--20-03-2015--
Irkutsk ommunists Stand up Against Demolition of Lenin Monument
Communists of Angara Region claim the initiative of bringing down Lenin monument to be another anti-Soviet provocation.
--13-01-2015--
Bronze Model Of Irkutsk
Bronze model of the central part of Irkutsk to be installed in Kirov Park.
--05-05-2014--
Architecture Monument Burned Down in Irkutsk
A guest house of the well-known Moscow merchant Kirikov was destroyed by fire in Irkutsk.
--15-04-2014--
Mammoth-Skull-Shaped Museum to Appear in Irkutsk
A museum of modern art will be built in the shape of a mammoth skull in Irkutsk, on the Chertugeevsky Peninsula.
--16-12-2013--
Architecture Monument Burned Down in the Center of Irkutsk
An ancient Russian architecture monument is burned down in the center of Irkutsk again.
--24-07-2013--
Monument to First Teacher to Appear in Irkutsk
A monument to the first teacher will be set up in Irkutsk.
--21-06-2013--
Irkutsk: New Regional Center Of Prevention And Fight Against AIDS And Communicable Diseases
A regional center of prevention and fight against AIDS and communicable diseases, the construction of which started in the 1994, was opened in Irkutsk.
--28-04-2013--
Leonid Gaidai Monument Set up in Irkutsk
A sculptural composition dedicated to the films by Leonid Gaidai (1923-1993) has been set up in the circus square in Irkutsk.
--14-10-2012--
Babre Monument Set up in Irkutsk
A bronze figure of the mythical animal babre carrying a sable in its teeth has been set up in Irkutsk.
--08-10-2012--
Pablo Picasso Exhibition Opens in Irkutsk
Museum studio of Irkutsk Regional Museum of Local Lore opens the exhibition Ceramics and Graphic Works by Pablo Picasso on August 23, 2012.
--20-08-2012--
Tractor Street Racing in Siberian City
Two tractor drivers were disciplined and their chief was fired after video popped up on YouTube, which showed an extreme tractor drift on an icy road.
--08-02-2012--
Worlds Most Northern Japanese Garden to Appear in Irkutsk
A Japanese garden may appear on Konny Island in the center of Irkutsk, in the basin of River Angara.
--23-12-2011--
Porcelain Birds Exhibited in Irkutsk
A collection of beautiful porcelain birds are being displayed at the exhibition in the Irkutsk Regional Art Museum.
--12-12-2011--
Irkutsk Citizens to Hand Make Felt New Year Presents
With the New Year holidays approaching, we already wonder what presents to give to our friends and relatives. So, why not take the citizens of Irkutsk as example and give out felt pressies you've made yourself?
--28-11-2011--
Tourist Monument Erected in Irkutsk
The bronze figure of a man with hat and rucksack has appeared in the centre of Irkutsk. The sculpture opened on September 27 is dedicated to the World Tourism Day. The authorities continue to make the city more attractive for visitors. Earlier the two-storey Tea museum started to work in the renovated ancient house.
--29-09-2011--
Remains of Moscow Triumphal Arch Found in Irkutsk
Remains of unknown stone constructions have been found in Irkutsk in the course of planned works on a heating main.
--19-07-2011--
Extra boat excursions on Baikal
Extra sailings appear from July, 1 for boat excursions along Circum Baikal Railroad, because this attraction is enjoying popularity now. One extra sailing will take place on June, 24. From July, 1 this Thursday sailing will be regular.
--20-06-2011--





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