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Epiphany day in Russia. How to get rid of your sins.

Epiphany is a Christian holiday established in honor of the baptism of Jesus Christ in the Jordan River.https://www.pravmir.ru/kogda-kupatsya-na-kreshhenie-18-ili-19-yanvarya/ Guess what people are going to do if they follow these rules: No alcohol before doing it. Start to take…

Meet the guides: interview with Arina

  One of the top five things guides enjoy is answering tourists’ questions. Stay curious and make your Urban Adventures guide happy. Today Arina, Irkutsk Team guide, is giving an interview on Irkutsk and Baikal. I’ve been a guide for 3 years.

Top 5 local food restaurants in Irkutsk

The most interesting restaurants with Transbaikalian food – now in one rating. Attention! Not recommended to read it if hungry, losing weight people and vegetarians. The best food in Irkutsk is either Buryat or Siberian cuisine. The…

Museums: What to visit?

No matter what your plan or route is, you’ll get the urge to explore the city. Coming to Irkutsk before or after visiting Baikal Lake you might catch yourself on the idea to see and feel much more of the modern life of the city. In all ages, Irkutsk was considered a major cultural center…

Baikal and Irkutsk: What does it taste like?

Irkutsk Urban adventures No matter where we go, we try some of the most traditional dishes and drinks. Irkutsk region neighbors Buriyat republic so we got used to seeing the Buriyats dishes on our tables. In…