Youth is a river island.


Youth is a river island. Located in the center of Irkutsk in the middle of the Angara. The island is a small forest. Popular vacation spot. The island is connected to the shore by a bridge. The area of ​​the island is 0.107 km².

Recreation area on the island of Youth was organized in the 1960s. There were footpaths and a beach, trees and shrubs were planted. Were built children's circuit, athletic fields, a rescue station and a summer stage.

In 2011, the island beautification project appeared. It is intended to divide its territory into 3 zones: cultural, recreational, sports and shopping.

When visiting Lake Baikal, it is imperative to visit this historical landmark, as well as Olkhon Island or Listvyanka village on Lake Baikal.