Added by Vicky on September 22, 2018
If you are planning a trip on the most famous railway route in the world, the Trans-Siberian Railway, you absolutely must allocate a few days to visit Irkutsk. This ancient city holds many attractions for the foreign visitor and is the largest city in Siberia, which has a unique culture all of its own. Nicknamed “The Paris of Siberia”, this unique city is one of the most popular stop offs on the Trans-Siberian Route, which is not far from Lake Baikal, and here are just a few of the things you can experience while there.
Visit Kirov Square – This square is in the centre of the city and has a long and interesting history. There are many festivals and parades held in this historical area that has a unique garden, which is a favourite picnic spot