Yunosti Island

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Angara river and Ostrov Yunosti in Irkutsk city

Ostrov Yunosti (Russian: Остров Юности) is a river island in the center of the city of Irkutsk, Russia. This island is covered with woodland and is a popular place for walking. Other attractions include cafes and discos.

A bridge joins the island to the river bank, close to the river fountain and the monument of Alexander III.

On August 19, 2012, a 23-year-old female Harvard graduate has committed suicide by hanging from the bridge connecting this island with the Konnyi Island.

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Coordinates: 52°17′N 104°18′E / 52.283°N 104.300°E / 52.283; 104.300