Monument to the Founder of Irkutsk, Irkutsk
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Take a photograph with Monument to the Founder of Irkutsk, designed to be a collective representation of the Cossacks, widely considered to be the pioneers of the region. Unveiled in 2011 to celebrate the city's 350th anniversary, the monument was financed by the state and local citizens and sits along the river bank. Take a short walk from the monument to the nearby cathedral and other historical monuments and buildings. Make Monument to the Founder of Irkutsk part of your personalized Irkutsk itinerary using our Irkutsk trip itinerary builder.
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  • A remarkable monument, beautiful location, types of food for a long time, I advise to look! Be sure to take your camera.
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  • Opposite the Cathedral with a view of the river is this statue. Not very special, but nice view of the Church!
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  • Standing tall on the banks of the Angara, this statue to the founders of Irkutsk is a truly imposing structure positioned very well. Well worth a visit! 
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  • Красивый памятник. Стоит посетить.
  • Beautiful place
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