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Republic of Karelia
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Articles:

Republic of Karelia: How to Get There and Away
There are several options to travel to Karelia. Choose the most convenient one.
--03-09-2018--
Must See Places in Karelia
The Republic of Karelia is located in the north-west of Russia. In the west, Karelia borders on Finland, in the south - on the Leningrad and Vologda regions, in the north - on the Murmansk region, and in the east - on the Arkhangelsk region. The distinctiveness of Karelia is also determined by the cultural heritage of four indigenous peoples living in this region: the Karelians, Finns, Vepsians, and Russians who created a unique culture here.
--02-09-2018--
Important Things to Know Before Travelling to Solovki
The Solovetsky archipelago (better known as Solovki) is a group of islands located in the White Sea near Murmansk. Many episodes of Russian history are connected with this place. There are some important things to arrange before travelling to Solovki.
--02-09-2018--
Traditions and Customs of the Karelians in Russia
The modern territory of the Republic of Karelia has long been populated by such peoples as the Karelians, Saami, Veps and Russians.
--14-08-2018--
Karelian uisine: What National Dishes to Try in Kizhi and Valaam Islands
The Republic of Karelia in Russia is a popular tourist destination. Travelers are attracted to its numerous lakes, the famous islands of Kizhi with monuments of Russian wooden architecture and Valaam Monastery.
--04-08-2018--
Kizhi - the Best Place to Travel In 2017
The British newspaper The Telegraph has included a cultural and educational tour all over the north-west of Russia in the top 50 best ideas to visit in 2017.
--19-01-2017--
Karelia: the Syamozero
The Syamozero is located an hour away from Petrozavodsk in the Republic of Karelia.
--11-07-2016--
The Syamozero Lake: Local Pecularities
There are mushroom and berry forests, many islands, the abundance of fish and migratory birds, sandy beaches and picturesque cliffs here.
--02-07-2016--
Silver Carcanet Of Russia
Karelia is actively involved in the development of unified network of touristic routes of the North-West Russia that provides a significant incentive for social and economic development of the region.
--15-04-2016--
White Mountain Village (Karelia)
The village White Mountain is a bright place, as if it has been just washed. There are 46 houses and one street Mramornaya in the village.
--02-03-2016--
Marble Factory (Karelia)
In the "Memory trickle of the Olonets province" of 1858 it is said: "The location of Tivdiysky factory and plant is very picturesque.
--01-03-2016--
The White Mountain
It is said that the Peter I decided to produce the first marble in the White Mountain (and neighboring Tivdi).
--27-02-2016--
Karelia: Marble Mountain
No canoer who arises from the Krivozer to Hizhozero misses an opportunity to stay in the White Mountain.
--25-02-2016--
Karelia Attracts More Tourists
Dynamics of tourist traffic in the Republic of Karelia in May and June of this year has demonstrated significant growth contrary to the fears of the tour operators.
--23-06-2015--
Karelian Village Nilmoguba
According to the specified conditions, Nilmoguba is not different from other Karelian villages of the same latitude. The diving centre Polar Circle opened in Nilmoguba several years ago. And its only introduction to the story. The story itself is the dolphinarium working in Nilmoguba in the open air.
--31-03-2015--
Kizhi Regatta - 2013
The annual Festival of National Shipbuilding and Navigation "Kizhi Regatta" will be held on August 2-3, 2013 on the Kizhi Island (Republic of Karelia). There will be the competition of shipbuilders Nation boat, boat race Kizhi Regatta, holiday program: the ringing of bells, performances, games and competitions.
--27-06-2013--
Russian Sacred Places: The Mystery of Solovetsky Monastery
The monastery situated on the remote islands is a real incarnation of solitude and mystery.
--20-12-2011--
Russian North snowmobile safari: Kalevala, Kizhi and beauty of Polar Night
Snowmobile safari is the most popular kind of winter leisure in Republic of Karelia. It is amazing winter leisure in combination with visito Kalevala, where Karelo-Finnish epos originates and specific Russian exotic like wooden churches of Kizhi. There are also special Polar Night safari tours in Murmansk Region, also popular last time.
--20-01-2011--
Ice-diving in Karelia: high season despite winter
Here in White Sea, all sea flora and fauna appear in all their glory in unusually crystal water, with 50 meters visibility, and all of it happens under arches and vaults of ice, forming fantastic and surrealistic forms.
--27-09-2012--
Kuzova Isles: an ancient Saami pantheon
The archipelago of Kuzova, famous for the incredible beauty of its sights, is a group of islands in the White Sea on the route from the town of Kem to Solovki Isles. The title of the archipelago means "The spruce isles". The archipelago includes uninhabited 16 domelike isles covered with spruce forests and spots of lichens, varied in color. The biggest isles are Russky Kuzov and Nemetsky Kuzov. Kuzova are well-known not only because of their nature, but also because of the ceremonial artifacts preserved there from the ancient times: labyrinths made of stones, sacred stones and early man sites.
--17-11-2010--
National park of Kenozerye: land of the lakes and sacred grooves
The National park of Kenozerye is situated on the South-west of Arkhangelsk Region not far from the frontier with the Republic of Karelia. The name of the park is tied with the lake of Kenozero on its territory. This lake is a part of the system of lakes, forming the water route. This natural area of preferential protection is however notable not only for the variety of species on its territory, but also for the monuments of material and spiritual culture, the authentic culture of the Russian North
--17-11-2010--
Russian Tourist Destinations: Karelia - The Land of Lakes and Rivers
The image of Karelia, one of the Russian regions, is first of all associated with a land of blue lakes. Indeed, here there are a lot of lakes over 61 thousand. In a number of lakes per 1000 square kilometres Karelia takes the first position not only in Russia but also in the world.
--31-10-2011--
Nature Museum Reserves
--06-08-2009--


News:

New Tourist Hostels In Karelia
Student dormitories in five cities of Karelia - Kostomuksha, Sortavala, Segezha, Olonets and Petrozavodsk are used as tourist hostels.
--22-06-2015--
Karelia and Tatarstan Cooperation
The experts of tourism industry from the republics of Karelia and Tatarstan discussed the initial cooperation steps.
--26-02-2015--
Ladoga Manor Complex Appeared In Karelia
A new hotel complex "Ladoga manor" opened in the homestead of Oscar Nissinen Niemelyankhovi in Sortavala District of Karelia. As conceived by the owners, the estate may become the basis of tourism in Ladoga region.
--21-08-2014--
Karelia Is One Of the Leaders Of Domestic Tourism
The Chairman of the State Committee of the Republic of Karelia for Tourism reported that Karelia takes third place among most attractive destinations for domestic tourists.
--12-03-2014--
Restaurant And Bowling In the Cowshed
Finnish farmstead to be restored in Karelia. Former cowshed will be rebuilt into restaurant and bowling alley.
--20-08-2013--
Karelian Attractions Will Become More Expensive
This year the cost of visiting famous sites of the Republic of Karelia will substantially grow. Thus, according to the experts, a two nights stay in the Republic of Karelia and visiting the major attractions, including trips and accommodation, will cost a tourist about eight thousand rubles in the summer season of 2013.
--26-03-2013--
Archeologists Rescue Sites of Early Man in Karelia
Karelian archeologists have prepared a report on the rescue operation carried out in the Muromsky wildlife area of the Pudozhsk District of the Karelia Republic.
--23-01-2013--
Karelian Craftsmen Will Show Their Skills
The exhibition FormSound will be opened in Karelia on the occasion of the anniversary of the famous Craftsmen's Guild.
--10-04-2012--
First Call Centre Opened in Karelia
The first in the Republic of Karelia call centre for Russian and foreign tourists will open today in Petrozavodsk.
--17-02-2012--
Karelia People Protect Unique Lake
Dwellers of the Karelian settlement Kulikovo bordering on Leningrad Region have once again stood up against opening a cast mine near Yastrebinoe Lake.
--30-12-2011--
Snowmobile Festival to Take Place in Karelia
The 8th International Festival of snowmobile sport OpenKarelia will be held in Karelian town Olonets on January 27-29, 2012.
--27-12-2011--
The First Hotel of International Level to Appear in Petrozavodsk
A new hotel will be opened in the capital of Karelia. Park Inn will become the first hotel of international level built in Petrozavodsk.
--05-12-2011--
Ski Resort to be Opened in Petrozavodsk
New ski tourist resort Yalguba is to appear in Petrozavodsk in 2012. It will include different facilities, among which are elementary ski run, cableway and two equipped ski slopes.
--02-11-2011--
New Routes and Infrastructure Will Appear in Karelia
The Republic of Karelia has presented perspective investment projects at the International Forum in Sochi. The government continues to develop cultural tourism and make pilgrim destinations attractive for visitors.
--26-09-2011--
Fisher and Bard festival Will Take Place in Karelia
International fisher and bard festival will be held in Karelia,at Janisjarvi lake,from 12th to 14th of August.
--20-07-2011--





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