The Gate Of Baikal Tourism And Recreation Zone


    Irkutsk oblast has a rich history: primitive men settlements (Malta is the most known); Russian colonization of the Eastern Siberia; Decembrists period - that is why every village has an architecture and historical monument in it. There are more than sixty museums in the region, they attract historians and tourist from Europe and Asia. Moreover, unique natural objects, first of all, Baikal lake and Baikal national park, are located in the region. "Krugobaikalskaya" railway including 58 tunnels and galleries, more than 500 bridges and viaducts, about 600 supporting coast-protecting walls and 172 architecture monuments, is also very popular among visitors and residents of the region. Mountain ski tracks in Baikalsk attract tourists, as well.

    SEZ area

    2 357.9 ha

    Period of validity SEZ

    49 years

    State investment

    • 11 800 mln.rub.


    2 companies

    Priority development directions:

    • Еco-tourism
    • Historical and cultural tourism
    • Wellness and SPA tourism
    • Active and extreme tourism
    • Cruise tourism
    • Balneal tourism
    • Excursion and religious toursim.