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Full-Day Private Tour to the Shamans from Irkutsk
"Departure from your hotel/homestay in Irkutsk: 9:30 am. Coming back to Irkutsk at 3 - 4 pm.By comfortable car or mini-van tourists and a guide come to the settlement of Ust-Orda the administrative and cultural center of Ust-Orda Buryat National Region situated 70 km from Irkutsk. Its population is about 10 000 people mostly involved in herding cows and sheep in the vast Mongolian-like steppe. In Ust-Orda the local guide meets the guests and takes them on an excursion of the Local Lore Museum showing the history of Siberia from the Stone Age to the present day using fossils
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Private Urumqi Day Tour
"At 9:30am your private tour guide will greet you at the lobby of your centrally located hotel in Urumqi and set off for a day of exploration in this wonderful capital city of Xinjiang. Your first stop will be Xinjiang Museum where well-preserved Chinese mummies ar you will find the spectacular one named ""Beauty of Loulan"" who was buried 4000 years ago near the town of Loulan in Taklimakan Desert standing out from the rest of the mummies. ""Beauty of Loulan"" was remarkably preserved in an open coffin under hot desert sands of the Taklamakan when she was excavated in 1980. Your private gui take a break and enjoy Xinjian style lunch at a local restaurant for more sightseeing in the afternoon.  Next you will take a short ride to Hongguangshan Buddha Statue
From $75.00
 
Heaven Lake Day Tour from Urumqi
"Your guide will meet you in your hotel lobby in Urumqi at 9:30 AM and transport you in a private vehicle to the tourist center of Heaven Lake. From here you will board a sightseeing bus to the lake. Heaven Lake of Tian Shan or called Tianshan Tianchi Lake in Chinese is 1907 metres (6257 ft) above sea level covering 4.9 sq km (1.9 sq mi). You will have the option to either take a walk around the lake or a boat ride. You can also hike from the lake to the bottom of the mountain (approx. 4 hours). Lunch will be provided before heading back to Urumqi where you""
From $221.00

Most Viewed Things to Do in Tomsk

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Voznesenskaya Church - Church of the Ascension

This church has been recently restored, and is well worth the climb up Ul. Bakunin. Look out for the enormous bell outside. The interior is decorated with frescoes. Ladies must cover their heads to...
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The old wooden houses

Tomsk is one of the oldest cities in Siberia. When it was founded, at the beginning of the XVII century, the town was on a hill by the river, and sll its houses were made on wood.Still today in teh...
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jorgejuansanchez
Aug 28, 2014

Guided walking tour

The Tomsk Tourist Office (on Prospekt Lenina) can arrange a walking tour of Tomsk with an English-speaking guide. It cost 2,000 roubles for a 2 hour tour.This certainly isn't essential, as we had...
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SallyM
Jul 11, 2010

Lagerny Gardens

This park, at the southern end of Pr. Lenina contains a huge memorial to those who lost their lives in World War II. There is a large monument depicting a mother giving a gun to her son, beneath which...
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SallyM
Jul 11, 2010

Resurrection Hill

This is the site of the original Tomsk fortress in 1604 and a stone monument marks the spot. The 'Golden Gate' wooden tower has been reconstructed.Resurrection Hill is also the location of the Museum...
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SallyM
Jul 11, 2010

Museum of Oppression

This museum, the site of the former NKVD dungeon, is a disturbing place to visit. Located in a basement, it has a truly oppressive atmosphere.The exhibits are housed in individual cells. One is...
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SallyM
Jul 11, 2010
 
 
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Museum of Tomsk History

The Tomsk History museum occupies a former fire station. You can pay to go up the tower for a view of the city. Alternatively, you can simply visit the museum (admission 20 roubles). Downstairs are...
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SallyM
Jul 11, 2010

Chekhov Statue

The writer Anton Chekhov was apparently unimpressed when he visited Tomsk, and wrote that the men were drunk and the women were ugly.His visit is now commemorated by a statue which shows him from the...
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SallyM
Jul 11, 2010

Wooden Houses - Ul. Krasnoarmeyskaya

Tomsk is known for its intricately decorated wooden buildings, or 'wooden lace' architecture. Three of the most famous examples can be seen in Ulitsa Krasnoarmeyskaya.These are: 1) The Russo-German...
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SallyM
Jul 11, 2010

River bank and big central square

This is a very pleasant area for exploration and relaxation. On the river promenade you will find this funny guy with huge feet. Then one corner of the square has benches and a pretty flowery...
yumyum
Mar 23, 2007

Lenin monument / Ploshad Lenina

The center of Tomsk features a Lenin statue pointing towards the Soviet architecture. The square around the statue has some nicely renovated old buildings including the former trading arches (gostinny...
yumyum
Mar 23, 2007

Ozero Beloye

This pond is popular for recreation purpuses like mothers pushing their prams along the pond. We visited a café there which had loud music and nothing decent to eat. Nearby there was also an internet...
yumyum
Mar 22, 2007

Epiphany Cathedral

The Epiphany Cathedral is situated just off Pl. Lenina. It dates from 1784. The interior is quite plain and simple in comparison with the Voznesenskaya Church.
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SallyM
Jul 11, 2010

Iverskaya Chapel

This tiny chapel in Pl. Lenina has been recently restored . It's open between 10.00 a.m. and 6.00 p.m.
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SallyM
Jul 10, 2010

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Lenin 15 , Tomsk, , 634028, Russia
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