Irkutsk (/ ɪər ˈ k u t s k / eer-KOOTSK; Russian: Иркутск, IPA:; Buryat and Mongolian: Эрхүү, Erhüü, ) is the largest city and administrative center of Irkutsk Oblast, Russia. With a population of 617,473 as of the 2010 Census, Irkutsk is the 25th-largest city in Russia by population , the fifth-largest in the Siberian Federal ...
Irkutsk, city and administrative centre of Irkutsk oblast (region), east-central Russia. The city lies along the Angara River at its confluence with the Irkut River. It was founded as a wintering camp in 1652, during the first Russian colonization of the area; a fort was built in 1661, and Irkutsk.
Irkutsk. The de facto capital of Eastern Siberia, pleasantly historic Irkutsk is by far the most popular stop on the Trans-Siberian Railway between Moscow and all points east. With Lake Baikal a mere 70km away, the city is the best base from which to strike out for the western shoreline.
Irkutsk, oblast (region), east-central Russia, occupying an area of 296,500 square miles (767,900 square km) west and north of Lake Baikal. It consists mostly of the hills and broad valleys of the Central Siberian Plateau and of its eastern extension, the Patom Plateau. In the south the oblast.
Irkutsk Oblast (Russian: Ирку́тская о́бласть, romanized: Irkutskaya oblastʹ; Buryat: Эрхүү можо, romanized: Erkhüü mojo) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast), located in southeastern Siberia in the basins of the Angara, Lena, and Nizhnyaya Tunguska Rivers.
Best Things to Do in Irkutsk. Stop by the ornate Epiphany Cathedral and the Cathedral of the Kazan Icon. Enjoy traditional Russian wooden architecture of Irkutsk. Take a picture by the symbol of the city, the babr statue.
Irkutsk is known for some of its popular attractions, which include: Cathedral of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God; 130 Kvartal; Irkutsk Regional Memorial Decembrists Museum, Volkonsky House; Sculpture Babr; Gallery of V. Bronshteyn
130 Kvartal What does a city boasting some of Siberia’s most impressive original timber architecture do to improve the visitor experience? Yes, that’s right,… Trubetskoy House-Museum Irkutsk’s second Decembrist house-museum emerged from a recent renovation with English-language information, touchscreens and tinkling background music…
Irkutsk is the largest city and administrative center of Irkutsk Oblast, Russia. With a population of 617,473 as of the 2010 Census, Irkutsk is the 25th-largest city in Russia by population, the fifth-largest in the Siberian Federal District, and one of the largest cities in Siberia.