Kizhi Island
Kizhi Island
Sign illustrates "Protected zone of the 'Kizhi' museum and national park."
Kizhi Island
Kizhi Island
Welcome to Kizhi Island.
Kizhi Island
Kizhi Island
The famous wooden church on Kizhi Island, Lake Onega.
Kizhi Island
Kizhi Island
Security at Kizhi Island, a Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs officer.
Kizhi Island
Kizhi Island
Russian, English, German and French descriptions of the church.
Kizhi Island
Kizhi Island
The wooden church.
Kizhi Island
Kizhi Island
The church from the other side.
Kizhi Island
Kizhi Island
Kizhi Island
Kizhi Island
Large icon.
Kizhi Island
Kizhi Island
Icons above a door in the Church of the Intecession.
Kizhi Island
Kizhi Island
A wall filled with icons.
Kizhi Island
Kizhi Island
Graveyard.
Kizhi Island
Kizhi Island
Notice the pipe with nozzle, it is for fire protection of the church. In addition, a fire-fighting boat is stationed adjacent to the church full time.
Kizhi Island
Kizhi Island
Smaller church.
Kizhi Island
Kizhi Island
Traditional Karelian house, typical for the period.
Kizhi Island
Kizhi Island
Bath house and fenced garden plot.
Kizhi Island
Kizhi Island
Windmill
Kizhi Island
Kizhi Island
Inside the farmhouse were things used at the time, such as this baby walker.
Kizhi Island
Kizhi Island
Samovar
Kizhi Island
Kizhi Island
Icons indicated a religious family.
Kizhi Island
Kizhi Island
Icon of Mother and Child.
Kizhi Island
Kizhi Island
The wife wove her own fabrics.
Kizhi Island
Kizhi Island
The fire was kept lit.
Kizhi Island
Kizhi Island
Making her own jewelry.
Kizhi Island
Kizhi Island
Kizhi Island
Kizhi Island
In the barn side of the home, three sleds, including one for baby.
Kizhi Island
Kizhi Island
A barren and bleak landscape as winter approaches.
Kizhi Island