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One of the best part of Irkutsk

Even though the simple name 130 Kvartal does not look appealing, this new area in Irkutsk is... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Stuttgart, Germany
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Turist neighbourhood in Irkutsk

130 Kvartal is a pleasant tourist neighbourhood in Irkutsk, where you can find a variety of... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
Dan A
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“shopping mall”(6 reviews)
“nice area”(4 reviews)
Irkutsk, Russia
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All reviews shopping mall souvenir shops nice area pedestrian area place to eat nice bars and restaurants street musicians worth a visit hip architecture selling info supermarket tourists century
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are on the Trans Siberian train on a 4 day stop over in Irkutsk I have to be honest and say, that I did not think much of this area. There are nicer places to visit in Irkutsk Everything seemed to be closer and...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Even though the simple name 130 Kvartal does not look appealing, this new area in Irkutsk is definitely worthwhile for a nice stroll and a delicious dinner. You will find a lot of wooden houses, most of them quite new but built according the old...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

130 Kvartal is a pleasant tourist neighbourhood in Irkutsk, where you can find a variety of restaurants, bars, cafés, and a big modern mall. Quality varies, but you will want to get back!

Thank Dan A
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I had read so much about this area and oh boy how disappointing. If you are looking for bars, restaurants and shopping outlets this is the place for you. There are plenty of original wooden buildings throughout the city worth seeing. If your time is...More

Thank DDNB
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

If you want to see what some of the orginal houses would have looked like but with ugly signs all over them, then this place is for you. At the end of the street is a mall that is just like any you would find...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2018 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 356peterg
Reviewed 18 July 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 samuraigun
Reviewed 13 July 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 570mauriceb
Reviewed 1 July 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 16 April 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.

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