Holidays in Goryachinsk: Buryatia invites vacationers to an open-air swimming pool and a national park
Information about new attractions on the tourist map Buryatia has been updated.
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IN Goryachinsk A new outdoor thermal pool is now available. It is located on the territory of the Goryachinsk resort opposite building No. 6 and receives all vacationers all year round from 10 am to 10 pm. The depth of the pool is 1.4 meters, the capacity of the bowl is 16 people. The water temperature is maintained within 35-38 degrees.
Mineral water in Goryachinsk has anti-inflammatory, choleretic, antiallergic and analgesic properties. The pool is thermal, and the composition of the water in it is similar to that in a hot spring. This is low-mineralized thermal, nitrogen-silicon, chloride-sulfate-bicarbonate, calcium-sodium water. It is believed that it is suitable for the treatment of diseases of the circulatory system, respiratory system, and nervous system. And the silicon content in water has a rejuvenating effect on all cells of the body. Thermal baths improve metabolic processes in the body, increase immunity, improve the functioning of the digestive system, and relieve stress.
Swimmers must bring rubber slippers, a towel, a robe, a swimsuit, and a cap. A vest or armbands for children and a waterproof case for gadgets will also come in handy. And remember that the recommended time for swimming in medicinal water is no more than 10 minutes. Contraindications for swimming in a thermal pool are acute inflammatory processes and chronic diseases in the acute stage. You cannot take thermal baths if you have coronary heart disease, angina pectoris, third-degree hypertension, or atherosclerotic cardiosclerosis. Contraindications also include chronic renal failure, malignant and benign neoplasms, active tuberculosis, infectious diseases, epilepsy, glaucoma and pregnancy. You can get to Goryachinsk by regular bus from the bus station in Ulan-Ude. The bus leaves three times a day.
IN Tunkinsky The construction of an ecological trail continues in the national park”Sayan zurkhen“, or “Heart of the Saiyans“The tourist route goes around the sacred mountain Khairkhan in the area Burkhan-Baatay not far from the datsan, three kilometers from the village Nilovka. According to the Datsan lamas, by the end of the year 108 statues will be installed along the entire length of the trail. Shakyamuni Buddha. The first statues have already taken their place.
Buddhas did not appear here by accident. The ecological trail “Heart of the Sayans” is the largest city (sacred circle) in Buryatia. There are already 12 gazebos installed here, each of which symbolizes a year of life according to the Eastern calendar. The entrance group begins with the year of the Rat. It is believed that during the city, you can ask the symbol of your year for the fulfillment of your most cherished desire. Note that the Burkhan-Baatai area is sacred. Before the revolution, large shamanic Tailaans were held on the southern slope of the mountain. The lamas held prayer services on the top of the mountain near Ovu. Residents of Tunka, especially the villages of Khoitogol and Turan, to this day honor and respect the deity Shargai Khoyon, the owner of the mountain. Buddhists imagine him as a stately warrior on horseback, with a bow, arrows and a saber, and consider him the patron saint of all Buddhism in the Tunka Valley.
The “Heart of the Sayan” trail is circular, its length is 4.6 kilometers. You can cover this distance in 2-3 hours. Half of the trail—2.5 kilometers—is equipped with wooden decking. On the trail there are three observation platforms with views of the Tunkinsky char and the mountain river Ekhe-Ugun, a large tributary of the Irkut. An observation tower has also been built to observe animals in their natural habitat.
The difficulty of the “Heart of the Sayan” trail is average, it is suitable for children and the elderly. To visit the sites and attractions of the Tunkinsky National Park, which includes 25 tourist routes and 8 ecological trails, you must obtain a visit permit. This can be done on the national park website.