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Useful information

Open hours:

Kizhi Museum is open for visitors all year round!

Working hours in summer: from 8:00 till 20:00

How to get there:

The easiest way to get to Kizhi is a hydrofoil boat from Petrozavodsk (the capital of Karelia). One way trip lasts 1 h.15 min. You can also start from Velikaya Guba village (270 km. from Petrozavodsk) by a private speed boat. Kizhi Museum offers a variety of programmes with a transfer to Kizhi Island. For more details, see the Tourist Programmes.

You can also get to Kizhi Island from the village of Velikaya Guba, Medvezhiegorsk region.

Places to Stay:

There are no guest houses or hotels on Kizhi Island due to the restrictions of a protected area. However, many guest houses are located around the island (see Kizhi map). Their owners are happy to help you to combine the sightseeing of UNESCO sites with your active vacation options like hiking in forests and exploring surrounding islands. For more details, see here.

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