Irkutsk Street Scenes

Irkutsk in Eastern Siberia was founded in 1651 and prospered in the fur trade and a later gold boom. The exile of Decembrists to the area led to it becoming a significant cultural centre.

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Hotel Victory

Affluence

Improving

Wooden house

Soviet block

Wooden house

Wooden house

Wooden house

Wooden house

Shopping area

Bank of Russia

Mining HQ

pl Kirova

Government

Chapel

War memorial

Eternal flame

Fire station

Markets

Markets

Markets

Markets

Trolleybus

Trolleybus

Tram

Tram

Decembrists

Decembrists

Decembrists

Decembrists

Decembrists

Decembrists

Decembrists




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