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Kizhi State Open-air Museum
 
Kizhi, Russia
Pronounced:  kee ZHEE

Kizhi State Open-air Museum - Official Website   ..... The Pogost is a  UNESCO World Heritage site.

Pogost:

Pogost Introduction

Pogost Church of the Transfiguration of Our Saviour - Exterior

Pogost Church of the Intercession - Exterior

Pogost Church of the Intercession -  Refectory

Pogost Church of the Intercession - Two Crucifixion Icons

Pogost Church of the Intercession - Church (Sanctuary)

Pogost Bell Tower and Graveyard

Oshevnev House - Exterior

Oshevnev House - Interior

Church of the Resurrection of Lazarus / Chapel of the Archangel Michael

Windmill


Kizhi is one of 1650 islands in Lake Onega (oh NEE ga),  the second largest lake in Europe, located in the autonomous Republic of Karelia.

The collection of the Open-Air Kizhi Museum includes 89 monuments of wooden architecture: old chapels and houses, windmills and granaries, threshing barns and racks for drying crops. The gems of this collection are the 22 domed
Church of the Transfiguration of Our SaviourThe Church of the Intercession of Holy Mary and the Bell Tower.

Photos and their arrangement 2010 Chuck LaChiusa
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