Our Lady of the Sign (Znamensky) Convent

Description

One of the oldest monastic complex in Siberia was built in Siberian Baroque style in 1689. On its territory there is a necropolis with the graves of famous townspeople such as a local writer Valentin Rasputin, one of the founders of the Russian-American company Grigory Shelikhov, Decembrists, etc. The convent is located on the confluence of the Angara and Ushakovka Rivers, where Alexander Kolchak was executed; nearby there is also the monument to Alexander Kolchak.