Karelia

About destination

Karelia is a fabulous territory of lakes and forests, situated in Northwestern Russia. The republic is famous for its untouched nature, peculiar culture of local peoples, masterpieces of architecture and religious relics.
Petrozavodsk is the capital of Karelia on Lake Onega. It is named after Peter the Great and the arms factory founded by him in the XVIII century. The glorious monument to the Emperor is one of the city’s attractions.
The pearl of Karelia is Kizhi Island in Lake Onega. It is known for the wooden church with 22 domes, built without a single nail. It is the part of the open-air museum complex of wooden architecture, which includes more than 60 constructions. It is declared the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site.
Timezone
UTC+3:00
Temperature
Summer: +16C/60.8F
Winter: -11C/12.2F
Exchange Rates
July 31, 2021
1 USD = 75 RUB
1 EUR = 89.2 RUB

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