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Kenozersky National Park Attracts Tourists
20.01.2012 11:45
Kenozersky National Park Attracts Tourists
Glazovo is one of the most picturesque villages on Kenozero

Kenozersky Park, situated in the southwestern part of Arkhangelsk region has been visited by about 11,000 tourists in 2011. The landmark is becoming more and more popular among people from all over the world.

      Foreign guests include travelers from Finland, Sweden, Italy, Spain, France, Japan, Poland and others.

      The National Park was established in 1991. This natural, historical and architectural complex occupies an area of 1,396 square kilometers with 11 churches, 39 wooden chapels, 3 water-mills and other constructions on its territory.

      In 1996 Kenozersky Park became a part of Russian-Norwegian program for the conservation of cultural heritage, and in 2004 it was included in the UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves.

      The entrance costs 50 rubles per person. You must also pay additional 150-200 rubles for arriving by car as a compensation for the negative impact on the environment. Guided tour service costs of 120 rubles and more, accommodation – from 100 to 900 rubles.The park is equipped with 90 campsites. The most popular places to stay are Maselga and Orlovo villages in Kargopolsky district and islands of Kenozer in Plesetsky district.

      This secluded corner of Arkhangelsk region is a great place for nature lovers, offering boating, hiking and other exciting activities as well as comfortable accommodations.  

      Source: travel.ru. Image courtesy: www.wild-russia.org.


Author: Natalia Semicheva

Tags: Arkhangelsk region Russian National Parks    

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