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Shamanka Rock, Khuzhir
(4.9/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
Wander the clifftops, stroll the nearby beach, and swim in the lake bordering Shamanka Rock. A short walk from the village capital, the rocks are the main focal point of the shorelines and offer panoramic views over the lake. Look out for the prayer flags located in various areas around the top of the rocks and enjoy a moment of calm during your explorations. Put Shamanka Rock into our Olkhon vacation builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • They say that before going and walk around the island, need upon arrival immediately greet the rock. Honestly, and did. Let the sounds silly maybe, but zdorovalas'. Every time. Rock is impressive. Besides the fact that it's a beautiful place, it is also a very strong place. Feel the power of the distance. Now don't really observe traditions and taboos associated with a visit to Cape Burhan and very worthwhile. Before you climb on a rock, read, learn and perhaps a desire to disappear. This is especially true for women. Many go to the Cape. Such a lot of people. In this believe and, surely, something to eat. Be sure to visit the headland. There is very beautiful. While sometimes, on both sides of the Cape Baikal behaves completely differently. Sit side by side, to think, to tie a Ribbon on a tree near the Cape ... all you need to do. If it helps in the discharge of your innermost desires, I can't say, but will not become worse. maybe even vice versa-will get better and easier. That's for sure. Creates the impression that the rock does not rock, but something alive. Therefore, the Burkhan Cape to visit you need but with respect and humility. If such sensations you haven't, you better walk past or watch from afar.
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  • The rock is situated not far from the village of Khuzir. You can approach him on different hiking trails. The view is particularly beautiful in the evening. In the nearby Bay, there is a sandy beach with boat rental.
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  • In my opinion, the best thing about this place is its reachability for sunrise/sunset, which is the most recommended time to be there, especially for Photos. It takes you less than 15 mins from the mo...  more »