Sightseeing tours
The best of Kizhi

Guided tour around the main exposition of the museum

The transfer to Kizhi is charged separately ➲

The Kizhi architectural ensemble is one of the first UNESCO sights in Russia and the most popular attraction on Kizhi Island. This tour includes the best of museum sites located very close to the Kizhi Pogost. You will see unique churches crowned with numerous domes and icons inside. Having visited the house of a Zaonezhie farmer, you will understand how people lived centuries ago. You will also listen to the bell-ringing of the Chapel of Archangel Michael and see the Church of Lasarus Resurrection which is the oldest wooden church in the North of Russia.

Price: 500 RUB/person. Only valid in combination with an admission ticket. Tickets can be purchased at the museum ticket office in Petrozavodsk (Fedosova str 19) , and on Kizhi island.

Duration: 135 minutes

  • 135 minutes
  • One of the first UNESCO sights in Russia
  • the Church of the Transfiguration
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Kizhi villages

This tour is recommended first of all for those people who visit the island for the second time.

The transfer to Kizhi is charged separately ➲

You will enjoy a walking tour of Kizhi villages Yamka and Vasilyevo that were first mentioned in the chronicles in the mid XVI c. You will see the biggest and the most beautiful house on Kizhi Island, ornamented with lots of carvings, the Chapel of Dormition of Holy Mary which had been built earlier than famous churches with numerous domes. You will learn about the way of farmers’ life centuries ago and nowadays life of villagers; climb Naryna hill, the highest most spot on the island which is said to have miraculous powers. ­ The Chapel of the Vernicle is located there as well.

Price: 500 RUB/person. Only valid in combination with an admission ticket. Tickets can be purchased at the museum ticket office in Petrozavodsk (Fedosova str 19), and on Kizhi island.

Duration: 135 minutes

  • 135 minutes
  • the highest most spot on the island
  • The Chapel of the Vernicle
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