Russia Sights

Russia Sights

Kizhi Museum

Kizhi Museum

Kizhi Museum is world-famous for its unique ensemble of the historical wooden churches. It is enlisted in UNESCO's World Heritage List.

Petrozavodsk

Petrozavodsk

The city of Petrozavodsk was founded in 1703 and today it is an important centre of tourism in the North-West of Russia.

Kivach Waterfalls and Nature Reserve

Kivach Waterfalls and Nature Reserve

Located just 80 km from Petrozavodsk, Kivach is one of the most visited Nature reserves in Russia. In addition to the waterfalls, you can visit the Museum of Nature and the arboretum with various species of plants, including the Karelian birch-tree.

Paanajarvi National Park

Paanajarvi National Park

Paanajarvi National Park is situated in the northern part of Karelia, Russia. The park is famous for the beauty of its landscapes, and it is rich in flora and fauna.

Valaam

Valaam

Valaam monastery is one of the most interesting cultural, historical and nature attractions in the North-West of Russia.

Ruskeala Mountain Park

Ruskeala Mountain Park

Marble quarry in Ruskeala is an interesting touristic object in Karelia.

The White Sea

The White Sea

The White Sea as an interesting tourist destination in the north-west of Russia.

Vodlozersky National Park

Vodlozersky National Park

Vodlozersky National Park in the southeast of Karelia was created in 1991 to preserve the natural, historical and cultural heritage of this region.

The White Sea-Baltic Canal

The White Sea-Baltic Canal

The White Sea-Baltic Canal connects Lake Onega and the White Sea. Description, photos and construction history.

Onego Lake Petroglyphs

Onego Lake Petroglyphs

Onego Lake Petroglyphs are valuable examples of the prehistoric rock carving art on the territory of northern Russia.

The White Sea Petroglyphs

The White Sea Petroglyphs

The White Sea Petroglyphs are important monuments of the prehistoric rock-carving art.

Traditional Karelian Villages

Traditional Karelian Villages

The historical Karelian villages of Kinerma, Rubchoila and Manga. Description of the sights and excursions.

The Marcial Waters

The Marcial Waters

Marcial Waters – old church of Apostle Peter and healing water springs in Karelia.