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Address: Western bank of Olkhon island, Khuzhir, Olkhon 666137, Russia
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Magical Rocks

The Shaman Rocks are a wonderful place to watch a sunrise over the lake. There's many legends about the rocks and spiritual;l energy. I found it to be very relaxing sitting around... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Burlington, Vermont
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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Shaman Rocks are a wonderful place to watch a sunrise over the lake. There's many legends about the rocks and spiritual;l energy. I found it to be very relaxing sitting around there watching the sunset. Many people gather for pictures and relax around the area. Amazing scenery all around...it's nice to just sit there and think about where you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great spot for the sunset in the winter, it's very interesting to walk along the ice and see just how it all froze over. Nice lore to it and very picturesque.

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Bangkok
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were there during winter, the activity is different from Summer. We could walk on the icy surface of the lake and the view is stunning.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

The point on the top of the hill is quite easily accessible to see a good view of the lake. The shamans markers are an intresting touch as well

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

In my opinion, the best thing about this place is its reachability for sunrise/sunset, which is the most recommended time to be there, especially for Photos. It takes you less than 15 mins from the most accommodations in Khuzir to get there y feet.

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Located on Olkhon island. This place is pure magic. No matter which period of the day. I enjoyed it very much and was hypnotised by it. I definitely recommend to watch the sunset there. Just amazing !!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful view and nice to sit and watch the sunset there. It is close to the centre and each to reach. Only need max an hour there.

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

It's a beautiful rock with red colouring (from some local lichen) that looks different from the lake/ice and from the Olkhon island. It's a holy place for local shamanists, so don't climb on the rock itself and leave some sweets for local spirits. We visited it when the lake Baikal was frozen and it was wonderful!

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Podgorica, Montenegro
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Place to stay for more days! Rocks are said not to be climbed eventhough some people climb it to make selfies. Island offers so many opportunities for active holiday. View on the Shamanka is perfect!

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Just freaking visit this place if you're on Olkhon island - no RAGRETS! You get a great view of the lake and there are multiple beaches to explore. The only thing is that toilets are scarce. But be warned - the climb... Well... ITSSSS THE CLIMBBBBBB.....!!!

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