Irkutsk is called the capital of East Siberia and not in vain. Unique city on the crossing of trade routes is an important place on the map of Russia. It is a relatively old Siberian city, in 2011 it had its 350 years anniversary.
Irkutsk city tour will start in the center of the city – Kirov square. You'll visit Bogoyavlensky Cathedral and the oldest stone building of the city – Spasskaya church. During the tour you'll come to the historical center of Irkutsk and will see old wooden buildings ingrown into the ground, beautiful merchant houses dated back to the 18th and 19th century, Znameskiy monastery. On the embankment of Angara you'll see the beautiful monument to Alexander III. Also Irkutsk city tour includes a visit to the Irkutsk hydro facility dam.