Practical Advices for Travelers in Ulan-Ude:

Author: Maria Mushtrieva (on 19 May 2015)


Drugstore: Lenina ulitsa., 25, Open: 24 hours | Kommunisticheskaya ulitsa, 45. Open: 8.00-23.00, 9.00-14.00 on sun.
Money: ATM Lenina str., 33 ||| Baikalbank (currency exchange, travellers cheques accepted): Lenina str., 27
Currency exchange: Buryatia hotel (Kommunisticheskaya ul., 47a)
Open: Mon to Sat 9.00 to 18.00 (dinner break 13.00 to 14.00)


Photocenter: Amateur and professional photo equipment and films. Photo on documents.
Open: 9.00 to 20.00 daily (until 19.00 on Sat and Sun).
Address: Sukhe-Batora, 16. Tel.: (3012) 21-92-99. Email:

Sport and tourist equipment outlet: Sport clothes, trainers, some backpacks.
Open: 9/00-18.00. closed on 13.00-14.00
Address: Baksueva ul., 19 (in front of the railway station)

Shopping in Ulan Ude - photo by Max Ionov/
This shop sells Russian uniforms (for soldiers, geologists etc.) plus some tourist equipment , like tents, sleeping bags, clothes (all made in Russia).
Opened 9.00 to 18.00 (dinner break from 13.00 to 14.00).
Address: Borsoeva ul, 19.

Sputnik supermarket
A 24-hour supermarket. The best choice of food in the city.
Address: Erbanova, 20 (after Baikal hotel).

Korea-Avto center
Second hand cars, buses and minivans from South Korea.
Address: Ulan Ude, Babushkina St, 151 (near petrol station).
Tel.: (3012) 37-45-55, Fax: 33-15-15. Email:

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Lavanda beauty salon
Hairdresser, café and bar.
Address: Banzarova St., 41. Tel: 21-21-37, 23-08-11.

Linguistic Educational Center (LingvMost). They may need teachers of English, which can be a good opportunity to stay in Ulan-Ude for longer. +7 (3012) 222-422. Nekrasova, 20.


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