Duration – 4-5 hours
Time – any day, all year round
The number of people in the group is from 1 st
During the ethnographic excursion you will visit the local museum of local lore, whose exposition will tell about the religion, history and culture of the Buryat people from ancient times to the present. In the museum you will get acquainted with the customs and traditions of the Buryats, see the bright and memorable folklore performance of the national Buryat ensemble “Steppe tunes”, meet with the shaman, take part in the rituals, get acquainted with the most ancient religion of mankind – shamanism. At the end of the excursion you will try the architectural and ethnographic museum “Taltsy” – an open-air museum – is a unique collection of monuments of history, architecture and ethnography of the 17th-20th centuries. It is located on the right picturesque bank of the Angara on the 47th kilometer of the Baikal tract on the road from Irkutsk to Lake Baikal (Listvyanka village). The people of the national Buryat cuisine.
The museum recreates four historical and cultural areas: Russian, Buryat, Evenk and Tofalar. The life of the Buryats, Evenks and tofs – indigenous peoples of the Baikal region, features of their life and beliefs are shown in the reconstituted or accurately reproduced Evenki and Tofalar camps, the Evenk burial complex and the Buryat ulus.
In addition, the museum displays the Russian Angara-Ilim exposition zone – monuments of the wooden architecture of the Baikal region of the XVII – early XX centuries, taken from the territory of the Bratsk and Ust-Ilimsky districts of the Irkutsk region. Among them there is a parochial school, a cascade of water mills of the late 19th century. and much more.
Thus, the museum funds “Taltsy” number more than 20 thousand exhibits. The museum complex is visited annually by about 140 thousand people. On the territory of the museum you can buy various souvenirs, dine at the tavern, participate in thematic events and learn a lot about the history and culture of Eastern Siberia.