The Official Karelia
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The Administrative-Territorial Division of the Republic of Karelia About Karelia


Administration of the Head
of the Republic of Karelia

Lenin street, 19, Petrozavodsk,
Republic of Karelia, 185028
Reception: +7(814-2)79-93-09
For Organizations: +7(814-2)79-93-69
For Citizens: +7(814-2)79-93-75
Fax: +7(814-2)79-93-91, 79-93-92
Teletype: 165394 FLAG RU
(814-2)79-93-53, (814-2)79-93-50

Tourist Sights of Karelia: The KIZHI State Open-Air Museum of History, Architecture and Ethnography
The KIZHI State Open-Air Museum of History, Architecture and Ethnography is located on the island Kizhi in the Lake Onega in 65 km distance from Petrozavodsk. The architectural complex includes 70 monuments of folk wooden architecture of XV-XX centuries. The gem of the complex is Kizhsky pogost ensemble. It consists of Transfiguration church (1714), Pokrovskaya Church(1764) and the bell-tower (1874). In 1990 the monuments of Kizhsky Pogost and the surrounding buildings were included into the List of the All-World Significant Cultural and Natural Heritage by UNESCO general session decision.

August, 27

Tourists routes with sled dogs are available all the year round in Karelia Фотоматериалы

August, 25

The Museum of Ethnography opens in the village of Panozero

The republic is getting ready for the International Conference of Finno-Ugric Peoples Фотоматериалы

August, 22

Teachers and museum employees from Karelia will take part in the international seminar within the scope of the Museum for Family project Фотоматериалы

The first tourist group has started its trip on the Mining Road tourist route

August, 19

Celebration of the 300th anniversary of the Church of the Transfiguration took place today on Kizhi Island Фотоматериалы

August, 18

Delegation of the second-largest in Finland bus passenger service company Savonlinja Oy visited Karelia Фотоматериалы

August, 12

Alexander Khudilainen presented prospects of Karelia's development at the seminar the Finnish town of Joensuu Фотоматериалы

August, 6

Karelia and Estonia will develop cooperation Фотоматериалы

July, 29

A new hotel complex opened in Karelia on the bank of Lake Ladoga Фотоматериалы

July, 25

A new tourist attraction of Tulmozero Mining Plant to open in Karelia

July, 24

Head of Karelia: "The business confidence should be maintained and enhanced" Фотоматериалы

Trilateral Agreement on cooperation between the Government of the republic and the leading companies in the sphere of hydropower engineering Nord Hydro JSC (Russia) and ANDRITZ HYDRO GmbH (Austria) is signed Фотоматериалы

July, 22

Alexey Maximov is appointed Acting Deputy Head of the Republic of Karelia and Minister of Finance of the Republic of Karelia

July, 18

"Karelia – Tatarstan: there's a lot to learn from each other" Фотоматериалы

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