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See the jewels of Karelian wood architecture and learn about local traditions at Kizhi State Open-Air Museum of History, Architecture and Ethnography. Located on Kizhi Island on Lake Onega, the open-air museum houses more than 80 historic structures, such as churches, houses, and mills. The highlight of the collection is the Kizhi pogost, a World Heritage Site. It includes the famous Church of the Transfiguration with its 22 domes, built completely from wood and without a single nail. Guided tours are available for groups of 10 or more visitors, while for individual guests there are multilingual audio guides. The museum is open year-round and, depending on the season, you can reach it by boat, hydrofoil, or helicopter from the nearby coastal towns. Camping on the island is not allowed. Our Kizhi trip generator makes visiting Kizhi State Open-Air Museum of History, Architecture and Ethnography and other Kizhi attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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chris pAugust 17, 2017
The church looked nice on the catalog, but you have to know it is being dismantled for renovation. There is just 5 dome left out of 22 !!! Repairs should last until 2019 ! When I visited Kizhi in augu... more »
Gleb ZAugust 14, 2017
Остров Кижи всемирно известен своими деревянными постройками, которые находятся под охраной ЮНЕСКО. Кроме самих церквей и колокольни, являющихся визитной карточкой острова, в Кижах можно посмотреть др... more »Kizhi island is known for its wooden buildings, which are under the protection of UNESCO. In addition to churches and bell towers that are the hallmark of the Kizhi Island, you can see other wooden buildings: houses, mill, baths, etc. Also, Museum workers have restored ancient crafts: spinning, jewelry making, carving, etc. However, visit best after 2020 Kizhi years when restoration of the Central Ensemble. In addition, recommend horseback riding around the island in light.
hjp2017August 12, 2017
목조로 지은 독특한 건물 수많은 꾸뽈로 된 지붕이 매우 인상적 교회 외부는 채색이 그렇게 안 된 편 more »The wooden Lodge is a unique building with numerous impressive churches and the Quran bbol the coloring of the roof outside so not knitting
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