The city of Ulan-Ude is a cultural center of buddhism in Russia. This city is located in the Eastern Siberia, 130 km from Baikal lake. Ukan-Ude is the capital of Buryatia, its population is 411,6 thousand people.
Check out some shots of the city.
We are on the roof of the Buryat State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre named after G. Tsydynzhapov.
There is an unusual monument in Ulan-Ude - the biggest head of V.I. Lenin. The height of the sculpture is 7,7 m, weight - 42 tons, height of the foundation is 6,3 m.