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Museum in Slyudyanka

Baikal Mineral Museum

Geology buffs should consider heading to the privately run Baikal Mineral Museum, which claims to exhibit every mineral known to man.
Museum in Slyudyanka

East Siberian Railway Museum

Amid the nearby railway repair sheds and admin buildings you'll find this fascinating little museum housed in an ornate wooden building set back from ul Zheleznodorozhnaya. There are exhibitions on the Circumbaikal …
Supermarket in Slyudyanka

Spar

The Spar supermarket opposite the bus station is the place to stock up on enough fruit, cheese, bread and instant porridge to keep you going all the way to the Urals.
Russian in Slyudyanka

Sputnik

A little tidy cafe by the bus station serves ordinary, but well-prepared stolovaya-type food.