The Nature Museum has taxidermically stuffed animals and a scale model of Lake Baikal showing just how deep it is.
Baikal Naran Tour
There’s nothing director Sesegma (aka Svetlana) can’t arrange for travellers in Buryatiya. An award-winning tour company and by far the...
Buryatiya Literary Museum
In an attractive 1847 wooden house, the Buryatiya Literary Museum contains old photos and manuscripts. A rare 108-volume Atsagat...
This casino complex has three great bar-restaurants (meals R100 to R400), each with its own theme and atmosphere. It’s popular with...
Squeaky-clean, 21st-century version of the traditional Buryat buuznaya (dumpling canteen). The decor might be shiny and plastic but the...
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This coy 19th-century dining room with polished samovars, matryoshka dolls and waitresses trussed up in pseudo folk costume occupies a corner of the Ulger Theatre. Enjoy inexpensive Russian meals at tightly packed tables to the sound of dreamy 1970s Russian chansons on CD, or flee the Chekhovian pleasantries for the shady terrace.