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Walking tour of the city of Ulan-Ude (2 hours)

During this excursion you will get acquainted with the three-century history of this place, its development from the small settlement on the banks of the river Uda to the renowned merchant city of Verkhneudyinsk.

We offer you a city walking tour around the historical center of Ulan-Ude.

Ulan-Ude (earlier Verhneudinsk) is the capital city of republic Buryatia in Russian Federation. It is situated on the banks of the Uda river in the east of Siberia. The current name was given to the city in 1934 and means "red Uda" or "red gate" in Buryat reflecting the communist ideology of the Soviet Union to which it belonged. After a large fire in 1878, the city was almost completely rebuilt. The Trans-Siberian Railway reached the city in 1900 causing an explosion in growth. Until 1991 the city was closed to foreigners. Now Ulan-Ude is an old historic and cultural center in Siberia.

Type: Small Group Tours
Duration: 2 hours

Important info

Price includes
  • English/German/French/Spanish/Italian-speaking guide service (other languages upon request)

Sights included in program

1/7th of the World : Ulan Ude
Ulan-Ude is the amazing capital city of republic Buryatia in Russia, situated in the east of fabulous Siberia. The name means "red Uda" or "red gate" in Buryat reflecting the communist ideology of the Soviet Union to which it belonged. Closed to foreigners until 1991, Ulan Ude is surrounded by vast, wild nature, boundless steppes, alpine and taiga forests, the landscapes are truly breathtaking and offer a plethora of opportunity for fans of the o... Read more
In honor of the arrival of the Tsarevich Nikolai Alexandrovich, future emperor Nicholas II, in 1891 the Triumphal Arch "The Royal Gates" was built. On the day of the 340th anniversary of the city of Ulan-Ude in 2006, the Triumphal Arch was restored. In the upper part a memorable inscription was placed: "June 20-21, 1891 - the date of the arrival of Tsesarevich Nikolai Alexandrovich to Verkhneudinsk" Read more
The Buryat national academic Opera and Ballet house is the only one in the Eastern Siberia and the Far East. The theatre opening was held in 1952. The building was designed as an integrated scientific and cultural complex to house a theatre, a library, a concert hall and a museum. In 1936 Fyodorov’s design was approved and the construction started in 1938 г. But it was stopped due to the World War II and resumed in 1945 with some alter... Read more
Lenin Street is the central street of the city of Ulan-Ude. Initially, Traktovaya street, named after the Siberian route passing along it. It was built from the Odigitrievsky Cathedral, erected in 1741 to the Upland Square. Later - Bolshaya Street, after the visit of Tsarevich Nicholas Alexandrovich (June 20-21, 1891) - Bolshaya Nikolayevskaya street. Since 1924, bears the name of Lenin. Read more
The monument to Vladimir Lenin, one-of-a-kind with its artistic shape, it is the main attraction of Ulan-Ude. Read more
Cathedral of Our Lady of Smolensk is a Russian Orthodox cathedral in the old downtown of Ulan Ude, Russia. Read more
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1 person - US$ 34 (US$ 34 per person)
2 person - US$ 58 (US$ 29 per person)
3 person - US$ 81 (US$ 27 per person)
4 person - US$ 100 (US$ 25 per person)
5 person - US$ 110 (US$ 22 per person)
6 person - US$ 114 (US$ 19 per person)
Price for persons: 1 - 6

Our flexible payment options allow you to pay 20% of a deposit first and the remaining 80% in 14 days prior to your tour date - payment can be done both online or over the phone. This gives you the peace of mind knowing your spaces are booked on the tours and that you do not miss out on making the most of your time in Russia.

Also you get the best, top-rated and most experienced and knowledgeable hand-picked tour guide appointed on a priority basis.
In our experience, exceptional travel experiences are almost always delivered by exceptional people. With that in mind, we utilize a comprehensive approach to select and employ the best tour guides only. Multilingual and well travelled, each possesses deep insight into the diverse attractions and cultural patterns throughout the region. With us guides undergo a rigorous selection process, achieving outstanding knowledge of local culture and language. Rest assured that the best tour guides only will be working on the tours to give you excellent opportunity to explore the best of the sights during both short and long-term stay in Russia.

Once you complete your reservation, we will send you a booking confirmation email. As the day of the tour approaches, our logistics team will provide you with all relevant information for your tour.

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