1. Russia
  2. Siberian Federal District
  3. Irkutsk

Irkutsk: Guided Churches Walking Tour

Product ID: 355955
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Discover secrets of Irkutsk throughout a guided walking tour. You'll visit the Savior Church, the Church of the Exaltation of the Cross, the Znamensky Monastery, and the Holy Cross Church, among other sites.
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Duration: 3 hours
Starting times 8:30 AM, 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM
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English, German

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Experience

Highlights
  • Hear beautiful stories about the Znamensky Monastery
  • Visit the centre of Irkutsk, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Be spell bound by the illustrious collection of icons at the Holy Cross Church
Full description
Siberia is one of the most mysterious places in Russia. Covered in ice and snow for most of the year, Irkutsk is an accurate portrayal of typical Russia and sits on the edge of Lake Baikal.

You will learn how the center of Irkutsk is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, before encountering the Savior Church which is considered the oldest stone building in Eastern Siberia. Hear beautiful stories about the Znamensky Monastery and its illustrious collection of icons at the Holy Cross Church, with its architecture and decorations bound to leave you speechless.

Along with your charismatic guide, you will visit the Savior Church, the Church of the Exaltation of the Cross, the Znamensky Monastery, and the Holy Cross Church. You will also find out why Krestovozdvizhenskaya Tserkov’ and Spasskaya Tserkov’ are the two churches in Irkutsk which you simply must visit.
Includes
  • Professional guide's services
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

In front of the museum.

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From US$ 354.06 Per group up to 10