We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Bust in a beautiful garden

Yuri Gagarin lived between 1934-1968, and gained fame as the first man in space. This feat was... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2018
Andrew M
First Man in Space

Not sure what the connection is between Gagarin and Irkutsk but I was happy to stumble across this... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2018
BGT1006
,
St Helens, Australia
Read all 13 reviews
8
All photos (8)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good47%
  • Average30%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
28 Oct 2018
“Bust in a beautiful garden”
9 Aug 2018
“First Man in Space”
About
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Contact
Gagarina Blvd., 30, Irkutsk 664025, Russia
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Irkutsk
from US$105.00
More Info
Reviews (13)
Filter reviews
3 results
Traveller rating
0
2
1
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
0
2
1
0
0
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Yuri Gagarin lived between 1934-1968, and gained fame as the first man in space. This feat was celebrated throughout the Soviet Union and many cities have monuments dedicated to him. This monument is located on the Angara River embankment. It is easiest reached by trolleybus...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Andrew M
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Not sure what the connection is between Gagarin and Irkutsk but I was happy to stumble across this monument walking along the Embankment. I was able to tell my 13 year old son about Gagarin, later in our journey we visited the Space and Rocket...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BGT1006
Reviewed June 27, 2018

This is just a bust, not a very artistic one either. It just commemorates Yuri Gagarin, the first human on space. It's located on a park looking into the Angara River and if you walk around there, you will just notice it. No need to...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank TubaKoseogluOkcu
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 33 nearby hotels
Hotel Irkutsk
277 reviews
.49 km away
International Hotel Sayen
176 reviews
.68 km away
Hotel Rus
73 reviews
.72 km away
Hotel Sovetskaya
5 reviews
.75 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 962 nearby restaurants
Restaurant Trapeznikov
45 reviews
.17 km away
Bonjour
19 reviews
.26 km away
Novy Uzbekiston
108 reviews
.40 km away
Dessert
19 reviews
.28 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 408 nearby attractions
Irkutsk Academic Drama Theater
174 reviews
.26 km away
Okhlopkov Drama Theater
54 reviews
.29 km away
Muzeynaya Studiya Irkutsk Regional Museum of Local Lore
70 reviews
.23 km away
Statue of Vampilov
34 reviews
.25 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Monument to Yuriy Gagarin staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines