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Monument to the Founders of Irkutsk

ulitsa Nizhnyaya Naberezhnaya, 2, Irkutsk 664011, Russia
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Do the Green Line Tour

Follow the Green Line, it will take you past about 30 points of attraction including this one. All... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kevin P
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By the river and some other attrcations

You will not miss if come to the river side to see Savior church and other attractions. In winter... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2018
Hamidrezas
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ulitsa Nizhnyaya Naberezhnaya, 2, Irkutsk 664011, Russia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Follow the Green Line, it will take you past about 30 points of attraction including this one. All of them have English descriptions too. While many are fairly forgettable, the walk through the streets and alongside the river is well worthwhile.

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

You will not miss if come to the river side to see Savior church and other attractions. In winter time I saw bride and grooms taking photos around. The area is very nice for walking as well.

Thank Hamidrezas
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

the monument is on the river bank of the city beautiful place to take a strolle especially in the summer that all the trees are green and the flowers are blooming

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

The statue is among several "Soviet style" monuments in the city. Nicely located on the river in the northern part of the city. The views along the river and the river walk are great. If you have time and like to walk a bit -...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

Irkutsk is a really beautiful city full of character. Perhaps the nicest part of it is the riverside walk and one of the finest monuments there is the massive monument to the founder of the city. It depicts a Cossak soldier with his greatcoat fluttering...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Another statue of the old pre Soviet times. A good view across the river as well. Follow the green line on the footpath to see the main city high lights. Signs are also in English.

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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Nice location with a great river view. Nothing very special about the statue itself, but walked by it while doing the walking tour we did to see some nice parts of town.

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Reviewed 29 July 2017

good place for a stroll at sunset. mosquitoes went nuts right after sun set though. wish I had repellent with me.

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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

This is a statue of an explorer or pioneer. It is not an actual or historical person. See it if you are passing by.

Thank Har45
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Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

this is nice monument, surrounding us nice for walk, river is beautiful, near center of city, you will enjoy walking here.

Thank Edgar K
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