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The experience couldn’t have been better! The crew was excellent and the food very good. But the presentation of churches, galleries etc. should be shorter. The presentations were all extremely knowledgeable, but with information overload it is difficult to remember any of it.
Daphne & Rob Baker
The Soviets knew how to collect things. They simply ordered it so. In the 1960s, they ordered many nearby ancient wooden homes, windmills, and churches transported to Kizhi Island. Located in Lake Onega in the republic of Karelia, today Kizhi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with an
astounding array of characteristic Russian architecture. The 16th-century St. Lazarus church of the Muromsky Monastery is one of oldest wooden chapels in Russia. Drafty though it may be, the 22-dome Transfiguration Cathedral, a log structure standing 120 feet tall, was built in 1714 without a single nail.