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    The Church of the Transfiguration and the bell tower of Kizhi churchyard in the open-air museum “Kizhi”.

    The Kizhi Museum is one of the largest open-air museums in Russia. This historical, cultural and natural complex is one of a kind and is a significant part of Russian cultural heritage.

    The basis of the museum collection is the Kizhi Ensemble and it is the UNESCO World cultural and natural heritage site. Sputnik has prepared a gallery of stunning photographs from the site.

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