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Gate dedicated to Alexander I or Napoleon?

The Moscow Gate is located on Lower Embankment (Nizhnyaya Naberezhnaya )Street. It was originally... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Andrew M
Another sight on the green line

This is at the riverside not far from the monument to the founder. It is not terribly interesting... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2017
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2 weeks ago
“Gate dedicated to Alexander I or Napoleon?”
17 May 2017
“Not sure what the fuss is about”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Moskovsko-Laninskaya St., Irkutsk, Russia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Moscow Gate is located on Lower Embankment (Nizhnyaya Naberezhnaya )Street. It was originally built in the middle of the street next to the building at # 8, opposite the gate on the same street. It was named the Moscow Gate, as the Street used...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Irkutsk has some wonderful architectural styles it has developed of its own. This sits in the middle of no where as a direct import like sore thumb. Plenty of same in Moscow.

Thank Espressogal
Reviewed 28 March 2017

This is at the riverside not far from the monument to the founder. It is not terribly interesting but you will pass it.

Thank FlutistCPA
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We went there because it was near the port that was important in the founding of the city in 1661. Nothing really special to see. I would not bother again.

Thank Boggio
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

The gate itself does not represent a special point of interest. Before it was an entry gate to the town, renewed one is parallel to the road and remains as a monument. In surrounding of the gate there is nice riverside promenade and it leads...More

1  Thank smallhausen1
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Apparently a reconstruction, it was once on the main road into the city. Situated on the Angara river, the view is great.

Thank rtrock
Reviewed 6 March 2016

If you walk past it, give it some time. But it's not worth looking for it or travel there just for this. The view behind it is beautiful though.

Thank Knugg S
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Good place to visit on a river walk. Not recommended during bad weather. Follow the green line for the historical sites.

Thank Zaruka53
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