As a reminder of its Soviet past, a vast brooding statue of Lenin still glowers over a city centre that has already lost much of its Communist feel.
Good for souvenir photos, as a meeting point and just as beginning of your walk or drive about the city.
You may see just married couples visiting here and sipping champagne. Pleasant gardens around this square and open air exhibitions.
Picture: The Siberian Times
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