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Cableway, Listvyanka: Address, Cableway Reviews: 4.5/5

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McAndersenJ
Sutton, UK10 contributions
Breathtaking view
Mar 2020 • Friends
One of the best views ever! We even rented the skies and enjoyed a ride downhill after. Sport and leisere:) but windy
Written March 11, 2020
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Sral B
2 contributions
Beautiful view
Jan 2020 • Couples
Very nice view over the lake Baikal and the river Angara. Hike to the top is even in winter easy and not hard. It's not necessary to use the chairlift.
Written January 12, 2020
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kjones44
Oberon, Australia129 contributions
Great views of the Lake
Sep 2019
I was with a group on a day trip around Lake Baikal and our guide took us to Czerski Rock and viewpoint. I went up to the top in the chairlift but if one is very energetic one could walk all the way up and descend via the zip line. The chairlift was enough excitement for me. It was lovely going up. The air was so quite and peaceful. The walk down to the viewpoint gave an excellent view over Lake Baikal. Definately worth going to see.
Written September 30, 2019
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Takarasina
559 contributions
Terrific beauty!
Aug 2019
My guess is there's hardly anyone visiting Listvyanka who misses an opportunity to go up to the "Czerski peak" by this cableway.
I write the name of this place in inverted commas because it's actually not a peak but a hill 755 meters above the sea level and it's called the Czerski rock. The peak as such is, mildly saying, situated at a distance, boasts the hight of 2,090 meters and can be conquered only by professionals.
But even from this rock the view over Baikal and Angara river is mesmerizing. To relish it, though, one must get in over one's head to avoid omnipresent Chinese tourists who bother only about themselves and deliriously take pictures and selfies as if they are the only creatures on this planet. Think about it or you'll have to queue like Soviet housewives did after toilet paper (yes, I remember these times!).
There's a nice café at the foot of the cableway plus a toilet. The latter is important since there's nothing up there (well, there IS an outhouse on the hill but it stinks like a thousand camels and besides is locked).
It also seemed strange to me that a road to one of major Baikal sights was so stale and bumpy and "decorated" with some ugly decomposing structures. But it's one of paradoxes of my country - they found money to build a multi-kilometer road from Irkutsk to Listvyanka but couldn't find any for an icing on the cake to the cableway (as well as to disembowel those stenching masterpieces). Enigmatic Russia...
But if we skip these oddities my recommendation will be unambiguous - don't miss it!
(Just for you to know, Jan Czerski - whom we Russians prefer to call Ivan - was sent by the Russian government to Siberia to serve there as a private in the army in retribution to his participation in an anti-Russian revolt in 1861. His final destination was as far as Russian Far East but he managed to bribe some Siberian bureaucrat and ultimately settled in Irkutsk. Stripped of nobility - and property - he didn't give up and started scientific exploration both of Baikal of Eastern Siberia. Czerski discovered and described ALL rivers flowing into this lake, went further on to the Lena, Indigirka and Kolyma rivers and passed away on the latter's banks being buried there. In 1943 Soviet authorities erected a monument to him at that place and his name is given to numerous geographical points, plants, fish, insects, streets in Russia and Belarus and even to an airport in Yakutia.)
Written August 21, 2019
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Anna Armani
London, UK70 contributions
Stunning view!
May 2019 • Couples
The chairlift takes you all the way and then you have a 5 mins walk to get to one of the most stunning views over Lake Baikal.
A trip worth doing when you are in Listvyanka!
Written June 10, 2019
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Kanbaatar
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia18,201 contributions
Cableway (Skiing Chair Lift), Listvyanka, Russia.
May 2019 • Couples
My wife and I came to Listvyanka with another couple from Irkutsk expressly to see the Nerpa Seals and their (НЕРПИНАРИЙ) Nerpinary.

Having accomplished our main mission of seeing the Nerpa Seals, because it is currently the Number One Attraction on Trip Advisor's Things to do in Listvyanka, we decided to check out the Cableway.

We were surprised to find the Chair Lift was actually in operation in mid-May because there is a cafe at the top of the skiing area and people go up to enjoy the view and relax. Because of the cost of riding the Chair Lift, coupled with the fact our time was running out, we opted out of a visit.

So why this Post? Someone else may not know about the cafe and the operational chair lift during the summer months.
Written May 29, 2019
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Russell B
Jacksonville, FL234 contributions
Gotta see it
Mar 2019 • Friends
Well worth the time and effort to experience this place. Wear sturdy shoes.
The overlook is spectacular on clear days.
Written March 14, 2019
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Emma
62 contributions
Great views of Lake
Dec 2018 • Friends
We got a taxi up to the cablecar, its a bit of walk from the main road. After we'd made arrangements for the taxi to return and pick us up, we found out that on Mondays the cablecar doesn't start until 1600! Slightly annoying, particularly after we had spoken with our hotel staff about getting there, what it was like and what goes on there. So with an hour to fill we began the hike up the hill, unfortunately for us we didn't realise there was a good walking track until we stumbled across it half way up! By that time we were exhausted after bush bashing through the snow and forest! Any hoo, the views are amazing, we had a clear day and the lake looked beautiful. Every other day its open in the morning, so in winter, just ensure you check out the times if you don't feel like walking. It's not a hard walk up, not too steep, we're mid 40s, smoke and didn't have a problem once we found the track. You can also hire ski or snow boards boots etc if you want to do so, and the price for hiring was very reasonable. One of those photos with the two people walking up hill, that is not the track so don't be put off by that shot.
Written December 17, 2018
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Mary Felaar
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Ski Lift to view Lake Baikal
Dec 2018 • Solo
The best view of Lake Baikal is from the top of the mountain. For only R300 Ruble you can buy a return ticket or one way and walk up or down. Don't forget to take a ribbon to tie at the top. There are only 2x long drop toilets availability at the top so be prepared. There is a coffee shop for a warm snack too. A must do in Listvyanka!!!
Written December 1, 2018
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travellover077
Canberra, Australia336 contributions
Good View
Jul 2018
Caught the Cableway up and down to a place where it was an easy walk to a view point overlooking Lake Baikal. The view wasn't that spectacular.
Written October 17, 2018
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