Taltsy

Siberian Village of the 18th Century

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Taltsy presents an assortment of the historical and national architecture of the indigenous people of Siberia. Visitors are permitted to explore inside the houses and try out the tools.

Taltsy gives you a taste of time travel – open your eyes to a different way of life and experience being a peasant of the 17th century!

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Taltsy

Siberian Village of the 18th Century

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Taltsy presents an assortment of the historical and national architecture of the indigenous people of Siberia. Visitors are permitted to explore inside the houses and try out the tools.

Taltsy gives you a taste of time travel – open your eyes to a different way of life and experience being a peasant of the 17th century!

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What’s interesting here?

  • Learn the culture of the native inhabitants of Siberia
  • Feel the spirit of an old Siberian village!
  • Admire the unique wooden architecture of Siberia
  • Guide trips in different languages
  • All houses made of wood

What’s interesting here?

  • Learn the culture of the native inhabitants of Siberia
  • Feel the spirit of an old Siberian village!
  • Admire the unique wooden architecture of Siberia
  • Guide trips in different languages
  • All houses made of wood
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Taltsy village

Taltsy

An authentic fortress!

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Tourists can climb on the fortress walls

Taltsy

The fortress looks very impressive

Taltsy attractions

The village is divided into historical and cultural zones where tourists can learn linked traditions of Tofalar, Buryat, Evenk and Russian people. They are indigenous tribes of the Baikal region and Siberia.

Taltsy

An old mansion

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in the inner yard

Taltsy

Here tourists can see different tools

Taltsy

An authentic wooden house

Russian village

Every abode that you will see in Taltsy are real houses of real people. These buildings were from old abandoned villages that were moved and restored in Taltsy.
Imagine that you suddenly found yourself in a Siberian town of the 18th century! After teleporting in your peasant village, you can explore the world of ancient craftsmanship and test your creativity using these old-fashioned tools.

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There are many exhibitions for tourists

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Taltsy streets

Taltsy

Angara river in Taltsy

Buryat village

Many years ago, the ancestors of modern Buryats were nomadic people engaged in cattle breeding. They built yurts – temporary dwellings, as well as other outbuildings. One particular interest is the exposition «The House of the Shaman.»

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Buryat people house with souvenir shop inside

Evenk village

Evenk people are the native inhabitants of Siberia engaged in reindeer husbandry. The Evenk village was reconstructed in Taltsy. Now tourists can see a tent made of logs and bark, labaz (a warehouse for storing food), drying devices, fishing nets, and much more.

Taltsy

Taltsy streets

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Here tourists can taste local people cuisine

Tofalar village

The Tofalar – these people live along the mountains of East Sayan (a mountain ridge). They are also nomadic, but living in a mountainous area left an imprint in their lives.

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Taltsy streets

Taltsy Activities

The museum offers a unique opportunity to test your skills in various crafts. Choose a master class to your liking: a blacksmith, a joiner, a tanner, a potter, or even a doll master! The cost of courses varies from 200 to 2000 roubles.

Museum working hours:

Every day, from 10:00 to 17:00

Ticket price:
Adults – 300 rubles
Kids – 50 rubles

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Making birch bark products

Taltsy

Weaving workshop

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Taltsy village

Taltsy

An authentic fortress!

Тальцы

Tourists can climb on the fortress walls

Taltsy

The fortress looks very impressive

Taltsy attractions

The village is divided into historical and cultural zones where tourists can learn linked traditions of Tofalar, Buryat, Evenk and Russian people. They are indigenous tribes of the Baikal region and Siberia.

The best way is visiting
Taltsy at holidays as
Maslennitza, Victory Day and so on

Taltsy

An old mansion

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in the inner yard

Taltsy

Here tourists can see different tools

Taltsy

An authentic wooden house

Russian village

Every abode that you will see in Taltsy are real houses of real people. These buildings were from old abandoned villages that were moved and restored in Taltsy.
Imagine that you suddenly found yourself in a Siberian town of the 18th century! After teleporting in your peasant village, you can explore the world of ancient craftsmanship and test your creativity using these old-fashioned tools.

In Taltsy tourists can also purchase original souvenirs!

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There are many exhibitions for tourists

Taltsy

Taltsy streets

Taltsy

Angara river in Taltsy

Buryat village

Many years ago, the ancestors of modern Buryats were nomadic people engaged in cattle breeding. They built yurts – temporary dwellings, as well as other outbuildings. One particular interest is the exposition «The House of the Shaman.»

Тальцы

Buryat people house with souvenir shop inside

Evenk village

Evenk people are the native inhabitants of Siberia engaged in reindeer husbandry. The Evenk village was reconstructed in Taltsy. Now tourists can see a tent made of logs and bark, labaz (a warehouse for storing food), drying devices, fishing nets, and much more.

Taltsy

Taltsy streets

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Here tourists can taste local people cuisine

Tofalar village

The Tofalar – these people live along the mountains of East Sayan (a mountain ridge). They are also nomadic, but living in a mountainous area left an imprint in their lives.

Тальцы

Taltsy streets

Taltsy Activities

The museum offers a unique opportunity to test your skills in various crafts. Choose a master class to your liking: a blacksmith, a joiner, a tanner, a potter, or even a doll master! The cost of courses varies from 200 to 2000 roubles.

Museum working hours:

Every day, from 10:00 to 17:00

Ticket price:
Adults – 300 rubles
Kids – 50 rubles

Тальцы

Making birch bark products

Taltsy

Weaving workshop

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How to get to Taltsy

The village is situated a bit closer to Irkutsk than Listvyanka. There is no problem getting to the town for 40 minutes.

The way by car takes about 40 minutes.
Taxi service costs 1000 roubles in one way.
It is straightforward to reach the village by public transport. Get a seat in a minibus on the Central market and ask the driver to stop in Taltsy.

Local drivers always stop in Taltsy by requirement. At the beginning of your route, say «Taltsy» to the driver, that is all! The fare is 120 roubles, and the journey time from Irkutsk is about 40 minutes.

You can get to Taltsy from the Bus station also. Buy tickets from the cashier in that case.

It is a great idea to go to Taltsy by ship! We can organize a personalized tour for you. Visit «Baikal ferry tours» page for more infomation.

How to get to Taltsy

The village is situated a bit closer to Irkutsk than Listvyanka. There is no problem getting to the town for 40 minutes.

The way by car takes about 40 minutes.
Taxi service costs 1000 roubles in one way.
It is straightforward to reach the village by public transport. Get a seat in a minibus on the Central market and ask the driver to stop in Taltsy.
Local drivers always stop in Taltsy by requirement. At the beginning of your route, say «Taltsy» to the driver, that is all! The fare is 120 roubles, and the journey time from Irkutsk is about 40 minutes.

You can get to Taltsy from the Bus station also. Buy tickets from the cashier in that case.

It is a great idea to go to Taltsy by ship! We can organize a personalized tour for you. Visit «Baikal ferry tours» page for more infomation.