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Baikal: Olkhon island
Olkhon is a unique place, as it is the only island near Lake Baikal where people live permanently. They say that apart from the local community, ancient spirits also appear here from time to time.
--05-11-2014--
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--


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Winter Road on the Ice of Baikal Connected Its Largest Island with the Mainland
The Kurkut - Irkutsk Bay ice road, which connects the largest and only inhabited Baikal island of Olkhon with the mainland, was put into operation on Tuesday.
--06-02-2019--
The First Regular Passenger Cruise around Baikal has been Launched
Olkhon is the most popular holiday destination for Russians and foreign tourists on Lake Baikal.
--09-07-2018--
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--
Ecological Disaster Of Olkhon
Land tourist routes through the island of Olkhon are canceled because of the burning spruce forests on the largest island in the Baikal Lake.
--11-08-2015--
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--
Flights To Olkhon
The airline company Siberian Light Aviation (SiLA) carried out the first passenger flight from Irkutsk to Olkhon Island.
--31-08-2014--
Clean Ice Of Lake Baikal
"Clean ice of Lake Baikal" event was held in April in Listvyanka village and on Olkhon ferry crossing. The action took place in the framework of Let's Save Baikal project, organized by the Center for Development of Environmental and Social Projects ANCO.
--26-04-2014--
Olkhon Welcomes International Art Project
International art project will start working in the village Buguldeika of Olkhon district of Irkutsk oblast this month. The best ice masters of Russia and the whole world will sculpt a herd of horses racing along the riverbed of Buguldeika and the icy surface of the Lake Baikal.
--31-01-2014--





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