Monument to the Founder of Irkutsk, Irkutsk

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Monument
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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  • Striking statue of the founder of Irkutsk. Makes for a good photo opp. I think it is part or not far from the green line walking route. Hard to miss in any event.  more »
  • 17 century is rightfully considered to be the main milestone development of Siberian land. Among others, Ilimsk, Padunskogo, Ust-Kut, Irkutsk was raised Ostrog, which gave beginning to our city. Quote from the Chronicle of those years: "Sovereign King Grand Duke Alexei Mikhailovich and all the great and small and White Russian autocrat. Yenisei son boyarsky Pakhabau Jakun'ka brow-beats. In the current year July 1661 in sixth day against the Irkut River River at Verhnelenskoj side, serves new Ostrog served people put ... " Just think-people hands, without technique, the Bowl foot were going to start a new life. And they did it! For us! Low bow!
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  • In this way a collective because not preserved descriptions and sketches the portrait of a Jacobean Work. This monument is dedicated to all Cossacks otkryvateljam Siberian Land.
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