Voices From Russia, Too

Friday, 19 June 2015

19 June 2015. Our Great Russian Motherland… The Fairytale Island of Kizhi

00 kizhi. russia. orthodox 02. 13.06.15

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Kizhi is an island in Lake Onega in the northern lands near St Petersburg, in the Republic of Karelia. It’s become an open-air museum of about eighty buildings moved to the island from all over Karelia. The most famous is the Kizhi Pogost, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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Monday, 26 November 2012

26 November 2012. Our Great Russian Motherland… Kizhi… as Photographed by Vadim Gippenreiter

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In the Russian North, one of the most iconic locations is Kizhi in Karelia… with its famous wooden churches. Here’s a view by the famous Soviet-era photographer Vadim Gippenreiter.

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