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It’s impossible to describe Lake Baikal without superlatives. It’s the world’s deepest freshwater lake (at more than 1.6km) as well as the most ancient (a whopping 25 million years young). Baikal has passed the test of evolution, which prompted scientists to think that it is not simply a lake, but an embryo of an ocean.

Our infographic contains a guide of the most interesting spots around the lake, so that way you won't miss anything important. To read more details about a spot you're interested in just click it on the spot in the infographic.

  • The Great Baikal Trail
  • Travel around The Circum-Baikal Railway
  • The main attractions of lake Baikal
  • Travel to Olkhon island

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