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    • Sacred Heritage: Orthodox Shrines in Russia's Karelia
    • Sacred Heritage: Orthodox Shrines in Russia's Karelia
    • Sacred Heritage: Orthodox Shrines in Russia's Karelia
    • Sacred Heritage: Orthodox Shrines in Russia's Karelia
    • Sacred Heritage: Orthodox Shrines in Russia's Karelia
    • Sacred Heritage: Orthodox Shrines in Russia's Karelia
    • Sacred Heritage: Orthodox Shrines in Russia's Karelia
    • Sacred Heritage: Orthodox Shrines in Russia's Karelia
    • Sacred Heritage: Orthodox Shrines in Russia's Karelia
    • Sacred Heritage: Orthodox Shrines in Russia's Karelia
    • Sacred Heritage: Orthodox Shrines in Russia's Karelia
    • Sacred Heritage: Orthodox Shrines in Russia's Karelia
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    The Church of the Archangel Michael in the village of Chalna in Pryazha region, the Republic of Karelia.

    The Republic of Karelia is a popular destination not only for traditional tourism and recreation, but also for pilgrimages, too. One can find many monasteries and holy places here in this peaceful land of swamps and forests. Among the pilgrims, Karelia is considered a place you should definitely visit.

    Here are some of Karelia's Orthodox shrines, beautiful monuments of history and culture.

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