Lake Baikal – Pearl of Russia

People generally ‘Wow’ about the ‘….est’ of the world, superlative things must not be missed. So, Lake Baikal should be well-known to everyone as it holds 3 superlatives in one hand – the Oldest, Largest and Deepest freshwater lake in the world!

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Its specific location inhabitated lots of unique species in the world, freshwater seal, called Nepra is the most famous one. There is no doubt that the lake provides lots of seafood to the people living by the shore.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Plenty of rivers flow into Baikal from the east and south, while there is only one outlet, River Angara that flow along the city Irkutsk.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Irkutsk is an art and cultural center in Siberia, full of colorful churches and cathedral, don’t miss this Bogoyavlensky Cathedral, every walls and ceilings inside are full of Christian paintings.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Priest is holding confession, with believers queuing up.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Take tram number 1 outside train station and you can easily arrive in the city center!OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

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