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Monument to Admiral Alexander Kolchak

Angarskaya st., 14, Irkutsk 664001, Russia
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Admiral Kolchak was a military commander in Siberia in the Red-White Civil War after the Bolshevik... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
Har45
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Monument a few feet away from the site of his death

The admiral was shot a few feet away from the spot where this monument stands today. He was shop... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
alexey2612
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Moscow, Russia
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  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
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1 Jul 2017
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“Monument a few feet away from the site of his death”
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Angarskaya st., 14, Irkutsk 664001, Russia
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Admiral Kolchak was a military commander in Siberia in the Red-White Civil War after the Bolshevik Revolution. He was one of the losing White generals. He was not loved by the Russian people. So the only reason to see this statue that was erected recently...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2017

The admiral was shot a few feet away from the spot where this monument stands today. He was shop by an ice-hole where his body was dumped, so that the Bolsheviks didn't have to bury him. According to the legend, he was the most senior...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2016

If you want to see and learn about Kolchak you need to visit the Kolchak Museum in Omsk. That is worth the visit.

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Reviewed 18 July 2016

He who serves is not always on the "right" side of history. The Admiral served Russia as a polar explorer, in the Russo-Japanese war, WWI and then as an anti-Bolshevik in the Civil War.

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Reviewed 7 April 2016

we took some time to drive by some of the statues in Irkutsk and it was cool, but at the end of the day there are much better attractions to see

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Reviewed 28 March 2016

You cannot practically walk here. Take a taxi to the monument. The nearby monestary is good to visit as well.

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Reviewed 9 March 2016

One of the stops on our private guided tour. Like most Russian monuments, very impressive in stature.

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