Irkutsk’s rapidly ageing Regional Museum occupies a fancy 1880s brick building that formerly housed the Siberian Geographical Society, a...
Statue of Tsar Alexander III
Adorning the Angara embankment a recast statue of Alexander III (a copy of the 1904 original) has the only tsar ever to visit Siberia...
Okhlopkov Drama Theatre
Shakespeare, Russian classics and local playwright Vampilov staged regularly (in Russian) from September to June.
The name of this contemporary, purpose-built eatery is a rip-off of the Russian-language equivalent of Friends Reunited, but this is...
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Russkaya Chaynaya information
Wonderful place boasting a plush fin de siècle interior equipped with gleaming samovars, matryoshka salt and pepper shakers and a collection of yesteryear tea boxes. The astroturfed summer beer garden belongs to the Red Hall Pub downstairs.