Kizhi State Open-Air Museum of History, Architecture and Ethnography, Kizhi

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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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  • The place has a special charm. On the main paths wanders a lot of people. But you can step aside and remain 1 on 1 with all this wonder. Of course the wooden buildings simply terrific, but Northern nature amazes and plunges in some special status, akin to meditation. Very convenient from of Petrozavodsk.
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  • Was on an island 3 times-14.18 and 20 years. The best impressions from the first times, it was very interesting (after local historic carousel I bleed points with palms like Jesus). It's weird, but it did! Locals with cats and dogs make this place everyday.
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