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Probably the only decent shopping area of Irkutsk

Irkutsk is a large city, but having a done up fake wooden building street pedestrian area and... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2018
Sam W
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Hong Kong, China
Great pedestrian area

This area is reserved for pedestrians. There are plenty of different cafés, restaurants and... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2018
Maurice B
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Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth going to as very nicely done, however, seems a shame to have imported and rebuilt these buildings when there are so many originals across the city in need of repair

Thank Peter G
Reviewed July 18, 2018

Irkutsk is a large city, but having a done up fake wooden building street pedestrian area and shopping mall Modnyy Kvartal is a really nice touch to the city. You can park anywhere on the road since there's no issue with ticketing along the road....More

Thank Sam W
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

This area is reserved for pedestrians. There are plenty of different cafés, restaurants and stores. Especially the huge shopping mall attracts many people also locals. In the summer time there are also street musicians and you can sit outside.

Thank Maurice B
Reviewed June 30, 2018

I heard a lot about kvartal street so I took a walk from my hotel. When I travel I like touristy places as well as very authentic ones. It is a very nice area with coffee shops many restaurants and pubs. Souvenirs which I didn't...More

Thank 123susan456
Reviewed April 15, 2018

I stayed in this area for 3 - 4 nights. It's easy to go anywhere both in town and airport. There're lots of nice and fine restaurant around, including shopping mall. So, it's nice place to stay after adventure in Olkhon as I did.

Thank Happy P
Reviewed February 23, 2018

As 130 Kvartal is listed as "the" place to visit for tourists in Irkutsk, when we landed to the city, it was the first place we visited and we were extremely disappointed as there was really nothing to do nor nothing to see around. I...More

2  Thank TubaKoseogluOkcu
Reviewed December 19, 2017

I like this district because there are a lot of nice restaurants, shops, people, hotels. My hotel was here. And nice pubs too.

1  Thank andrewcent
Reviewed October 11, 2017

it takes about 3 hours to walk and explore the place wooden buildings from the 18 century the doors and windows the architecture of the era . talking architecture will be interesting to lover of old cities in western europe

Thank Ziva L
Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

Apart from the visit to rassolnik, kvarral 130 was not worth a visit. It is totally artificial and built up for tourism reasons with a lot of high price shops and souvenir stands. I preferred our stroll through Irkutsk, where you find annunciation of cute...More

Thank Daniela-88_alema
Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

Very nice quarters in Irkutsk. Nice restaurants, bars, cafes and shops. Totaly worth it. Highly recommended

Thank Lukas H
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