Irkutsk Top 5 Locations

Drive in the center of Irkutsk and visit 5 most remarkable locations away from downtown:

  1. Angara icebreaker
    + River dam
  2. Sukachev mansion
    + WWII T-34 tank monument
  3. Volkonsky mansion (Decembrists)
    + Church of the Transfiguration
    + Beautiful wooden buildings
  4. Kazan Church
  5. Znamensky Convent

During the tour learn and discuss many interesting subjects:

  • The legendary history of Lake Baikal icebreakers
  • Vladimir Sukachev and the times of Transsiberian Railroad building.
  • Game-changing Russian WWII tank.
  • Greatest examples of artful wooden architecture.
  • Who are Decembrists and how did they influence Siberia.
  • The most beautiful church in Irkutsk.
  • Irkutsk and the times of Russian America.
  • The only one Convent in East Siberia.


Starting time: PM 2:00
Standard Start/end location: Monument to Babr (130th District)
Pick up and drop off at traveler’s location is available.
Finish time: PM 6:00
Type of activity: Guided city tour
Options: private or join a group
Transportation: car or van


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PM 2:00
Meet the guide at the Monument to Babr (130th District, Irkutsk city downtown)

PM 2:30
Angara icebreaker, view on the river dam. Untold stories about legendary Lake Baikal fleet.

PM 3:00
Sukachev Mansion, explore the little park and the monuments of architecture hidden in its territory. Take a look at the T-34 tank located nearby.

PM 3:30
Go for a short walk in a block with very beautiful wooden buildings. Street with the most contrasting architecture. Modern administrative buildings and soviet brutal architecture mixed with merchant’s houses and churches of the past. Volkonsky mansion-museum is in the middle.

PM 4:30
Visit the Kazan Church and beautiful square in front of it.

PM 5:00
Walkthrough the territory of Znamensky Convent.

PM 6:00
Finish. Drop off at the requested location.


English speaking guide
Car or van with driver
Pick up and drop off at traveler’s location
Gasoline charge


Tickets to the museums
Food and drinks

Book online

Online booking is free, no credit card needed.