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Museums & Galleries
Evening dinner nook housed in a red-brick building amid high-rise blocks at the northern end of town.
The epicentre of SB’s world is a striking construction with a nostalgically stranded steam locomotive standing guard to the right...
Climb the gloss-painted stairs for a return to Soviet-style 1980s dining...
The town’s friendly little museum has exhibits on BAM railway history (workers’ medals, grainy black-and-white photos, ‘old’ BAM tickets), some Buryat artefacts and a few mammoth bones...
The English-speaking Maryasov family (Yevgeny and daughters Alyona and Anna) run Severobaikalsk’s hostel, information centre and tourism association as well as organising guided treks to Baikalskoe and Lake Frolikha,...
SB’s newest Orthodox church sports two impressive onion domes in gleaming gold and a monster chandelier inside. It stands just beyond the town’s grey-concrete war memorial .
This experienced full-time travel-fixer, guide and ex-BAM worker suffered an immobilising stroke in the mid-1990s rendering his spoken English somewhat hard to follow...
Leningradsky pr 5 ; ul Studencheskaya
The town’s VIST supermarkets stock a limited range of groceries.
This award-winning tour agency specialises in horse-riding trips, Baikal boat excursions and trekking.
Neighbourhoods & Villages
What does a city boasting some of Siberia’s most impressive original timber architecture do to improve the visitor experience? Yes, that’s right, recreate an entire quarter of yet more wooden buildings, some transpor...
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