Tour of the Island of Kizhi

Ltd "Karelika"
185 030 Russia, Republic of Karelia,
Petrozavodsk,
Lososinskaya nab. 7, Office 1

8142 57-10-89
8142 57-16-71
Tour of the Island of Kizhi
duration: 1 days/0 nights

price

Group of 5 persons at least
3700 rub / person

Tour of the Island of Kizhi

Itinerary:

  • Departure from Petrozavodsk marina and a 1 hour and 15 minute trip along Onego Lake to the Island of Kizhi by Meteor hovercraft (distance of 68 km).
  • 3-hour stay on the island.
  • Returning to Petrozavodsk.
  • Guests get to know some masterpieces of wooden architecture including the churches belonging to the Kizhi architectural ensemble, visit the Church of Intercession of the Holy Virgin, which iconostasis has authentic icons dated by the 16th-19th century, the house that used to belong to a Zaonezhsky peasant living in the 19th century where the examples of traditional peasant crafts are on display, see the Chapel of the Archangel Michael and the Church of The Raising of Lazarus brought from the Murom Monastery, dated back to the 14th century and considered to be one of the oldest wooden buildings for public worship in the world.

The cost includes:

  • Trip by Meteor hovercraft from Petrozavodsk to Kizhi and back.
  • The Masterpieces of the Island of Kizhi general sightseeing tour lasting 135 minutes.