Sourced from Wikivoyage. Text is available under the CC-by-SA 3.0 license.Severobaikalsk (Russian: Северобайка́льск see-veer-uh-bigh-KAL'SK) is small town in located on the shores of Lake Baikal Buryatia, Russia.
The town was founded in 1974 and has a population of around 26,000. It is a big railway hub of Baikal-Amur Mainline and has no big industries. The streets have 5-floor apartment houses with unusual outlines as if they were made of cells. You won't see buildings with balconies for the seismic safety precautions. The center of the city is Leningradsky Prospekt that goes from the railway station to the Central square.
The city is a major stop on the Baikal-Amur Mainline. It is a 4.5 day journey from Moscow, with the train making stops in large cities such as Novosibirsk , Krasnoyarsk and Bratsk.
By planeThe nearest airport is in Nizhneangarsk 25km away from the city. You can fly to Irkutsk (1 hour 15 min) and Ulan Ude(1 hour 20 min).
By boatDuring the summer, there is a hydrofoil service from Irkutsk—an 11-hour journey. Three times a week.
- Museum of the BAM builders at 2, Mira st.
- Art gallery at 40, Druzhby st.
Hire a cutter and go to the hot springs for soaking.
- You can visit an exhibition in Dom Kultury and choose a souvenir. There are also paintings and photographs of local artists.
Try traditional dishes at бузии house.
Dom u Baikalaphone: +7 301-30 2-39-50address: 3 Neptunsky proezdOne and two-floor wooden houses with single an double rooms with toilet, douche and TV inside. Price for a single stay is , double is . You can also play billiard or order week excursions, which include yachting, rafting, visiting a waterfall and a sandy beach.
phone: +7 30130 2-39-80address: 2Б Poligrafistov st.Business and standard room includes TV, minibar, a safe, refrigerator and wi-fi, toilet and a douche for one rooom or two.
phone: +7 30130 2-22-31, +7 30130 2-11-34The hotel includes three cottages, one in the city, two in the forest, with double rooms for , , accordingly. Additional services: Russian sauna, massage, breakfast, transfer to airport, tours to hot springs and fishing.
By train to Novosibirsk (40 hours), Krasnoyarsk (30 hours), Bratsk (14 hours),Irkutsk (31 hours) and Ulan-Ude (38 hours).
By plane to Ulan-Ude from airport in Nizhneangarsk.