Monday, December 21, 2009

Irkutsk Siberia Russia

Irkutsk, Siberia, Russia

Irkutsk, near the shores of Lake Baikal, 5,185 km from Moscow is one of the largest towns in Siberia.

Irkutsk Cathedral
Image © Daniel Allen

Known as "The Paris of Siberia" the city has many beautiful churches and an historic railway station on the Trans-Siberian Express route.

Image © Daniel Allen

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