Duration: 2 hours
Season: All the year round
Language: English, German, Mandarin, Mongolian
Tour type: Sightseeing
Tour price: from 1000 rub per person
Transiting through Ulan-Ude to Lake Baikal or traveling by Trans-Siberian Railroad? Explore Ulan-Ude in between your main destinations and enjoy a memorable visit.
Ulan-Ude sightseeing tour introduces visitors to the history and development of the town — from a mid-17th century Cossack frontier outpost to a modern cultural and economic center of Eastern Siberia. You will learn about its past and present and dream about its future. You will be introduced to the heritage of the multicultural Republic of Buryatia and see how Ulan-Ude is transforming itself into a prosperous and flourishing capital city.
You will visit Soviet Square and Theater Square and stroll down Arbat — the local walking street. You will stop at the historic central quarter with its old merchant houses — monuments of wooden and stone architecture of Russian Classicism, early 19th century Trading Arcade, and an imposing Hodegetria Cathedral — the first stone building in town built in the mid-1700s. You will also see modern buildings: the Buryat Drama Theater, Eurozone, Sport Complex, Russian Drama Theater, and the Rimpoche Bagsha Buddhist Temple with a viewpoint, from which you can see almost the whole city.
The price of the Ulan-Ude sightseeing tour: from 1000 rub per person
The price includes: Transportation, Guide services.
The price doesn’t include: food and drinks.
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