Ulan-Ude, cradle of Russian Buddhism

Ulan-Ude city is an important railway junction because of its location on Trans-Siberian Railway between Chita and Irkutsk cities. There is also Trans-Mongolian Railway beginning in Ulan-Ude and going through Mongolia to China capital city Beijing. Also Trans-Siberian Highway (M55) is going through Ulan-Ude city. It is the only highway to travel to Vladivostok direction. There are two airports in the city: Ulan-Ude main airport “Mukhino” and small airport “Vostochny”.

Ulan-Ude city is an important railway junction because of its location on Trans-Siberian Railway between Chita and Irkutsk cities. There is also Trans-Mongolian Railway beginning in Ulan-Ude and going through Mongolia to China capital city Beijing. Also Trans-Siberian Highway (M55) is going through Ulan-Ude city. It is the only highway to travel to Vladivostok direction. There are two airports in the city: Ulan-Ude main airport “Mukhino” and small airport “Vostochny”.

Igor Glushko

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