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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  • MANDALA a sacred image or schematic design, used in Buddhist and Hindu religious practices. It is a geometric structure of the complex, which is interpreted a...
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