Ship trip from Saint-Petrsburg to Moscow - Day 5
The boat continues to cruise on lake Onega to the natural reserve of Balaam, on territory of which is "Holy island" Kizhi is a masterpiece of wooden architecture, surrounded by the stunning natural beauty of the Russian North.
On one of the Islands is one of the first in Russia historical-architectural and ethnographic open-air Museum, which contains monuments of architecture, household items and icons from different eras. Here the group will tour the historical Museum and have a walking tour around the island, visit the wooden Church of the Transfiguration and of these peasant houses, at different times brought to the territory of the reserve.
In addition, in Kizhi you can buy traditional Souvenirs, which are mostly made of wood, and just walk and breathe in the pure Northern air.