Ulan-Ude’s main square is entirely dominated by the world’s largest Lenin head (where are all the others with which it competes?), which...
English-speaking Denis runs the city’s best hostel as well as fun-packed walking tours of UU and many other Buryatiya-wide trips.
Opera & Ballet Theatre
UU’s striking Stalinist-era theatre reopened after lengthy renovation in June 2011 (the first performance was for a group of foreign...
A bekilted Scottish piper (well a bagpiping dummy at least) greets you at the door of this relatively upmarket British-themed pub. The...
Join the local office worker lunch crush at this self-service canteen and buuzy -free zone where the Russian comfort food is piled high...
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Geological Museum information
This museum displays rocks, crystals and ores from the shores of Lake Baikal as well as art (for sale) made using multihued grit, sand and pebbles.