Valley of Barguzin

05.07.2012

Duration 7-8 hours
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Just 50 kilometers off the shores of the greatest lake lay the vastness of the Barguzin river valley. The area is known as homeland  of Genghis Khan's Mother.

Among the places of interest there are: numerous monuments of archaeology and nature including the ancient pagan place of worship Bukhe-Shulun (Bull Stone), cave paintings of 1000 B.C., salt lake, natural garden of stones and many more.

You will also visit Barguzin – the first settlement of Russians in Transbaikalia.

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Vocabulary

  • ZURKHAY horoscope of nomads, which is actually a study of the relationship of space, celestial bodies, nature and man - handed down from generation to generat...
  • HUNS’ SETTLEMENT northern capital of the ancient Xiongnu state, it is a monument of federal importance and de facto part of the city limits of Ulan-Ude. It has always ...
  • TANKA an icon in Tibetan art images, mostly of a religious nature, made glue paints or printed on silk or cotton fabric, pre-primed with a mixture of chalk ...
  • KHURDE prayer wheels, hollow cylinders with Buddhist prayers-mantras written on cloth and wrapped on the axis . These drums are made of very different materi...
  • ARBIN horse fat, traditional Buryat speciality served with deep frozen horse liver and salt.