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Russia, Kizhi Pogost

 Posted by , last edited on February 03, 2014 at 10:07:47

Location Karelian Autonomous S.S.R., Medvezhjegorskij Region, Russia
Coordinates N62 4 17 E35 13 39
Property 0.57 ha
Date of Inscription 1990

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The pogost of Kizhi (i.e. the Kizhi enclosure) is located on one of the many islands in Lake Onega, in Karelia. Two 18th-century wooden churches, and an octagonal clock tower, also in wood and built in 1862, can be seen there. These unusual constructions, in which carpenters created a bold visionary architecture, perpetuate an ancient model of parish space and are in harmony with the surrounding landscape.

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