7 Sights in Petrozavodsk, Russia (with Map and Images)

Explore interesting sights in Petrozavodsk, Russia. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 7 sights are available in Petrozavodsk, Russia.

List of cities in Russia Sightseeing Tours in Petrozavodsk

1. Ботанический сад ПетрГУ

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Established in 1951, Petrozavodsk University Botanical Garden is located on the northeast bank of Petrozavodsk Bay in Onega Lake, covering an area of 367 hectares. It is one of the northernmost introduction sites in Russia, located in the middle coniferous forest sub-belt and one of the northernmost introduction sites in Russia. It is the limit of natural distribution of many woody species, which makes it the link between Arctic Alpine Botanical Garden and St. Petersburg Botanical Garden, and gradually domesticates plants of great significance for forestry, landscape architecture and northern fruit cultivation. In 2009, a total of 1,185 vascular and cultivated plants were included in the collection.

Wikipedia: Ботанический сад ПетрГУ (RU), Website, Vk

2. Wish tree

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The Wishing Tree in Petrozavodsk, a park sculpture on the bank of Lake Onega, depicts a tree of natural proportions that, as the author envisages, can be asked to fulfill a wish. The bell hanging from the branch has now been lost. A large ear was fixed to the trunk, on which hung a sign that said, "Whisper a wish."

Wikipedia: Дерево желаний (Петрозаводск) (RU)

3. Monument to O.W.Kuusinen

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The monument to Otto Vilgelmovich Kuusinen is a monument to the Russian and Soviet state, political and party figure, installed on the Soviet Square of the city of Petrozavodsk of the Republic of Karelia. The monument has the status of an identified object of cultural heritage.

Wikipedia: Памятник О. В. Куусинену (RU)

4. National Museum of the Republic of Karelia

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The National Museum of the Republic of Karelia, the largest museum of the city of Petrozavodsk, was founded in 1871 by the Governor of the Olonets province G. Grigoryev. Located in the building of the former governor's building of the late XVIII century.

Wikipedia: Национальный музей Республики Карелия (RU), Website, Vk

5. Monument to Peter I

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The monument to Emperor Peter the Great, the founder of Petrozavodsk, is a monument to the first Russian emperor Peter I work of sculptor Ivan Nikolaevich Shreder and architect Hippolytus Antonovich Monietti in the city of Petrozavodsk.

Wikipedia: Памятник Петру I (Петрозаводск) (RU)

6. Церковь Святого Духа

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The temple of the Holy Spirit is an Orthodox church in Petrozavodsk. It is assigned to the Transfiguration Church of the island of Kizhi, is part of the Spaso-Kizhsky Patriarchal Compound. Architectural monument.

Wikipedia: Храм во имя Святого и Животворящего Духа (Петрозаводск) (RU)

7. Храм Божией Матери Неустанной Помощи

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The Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church It is a Catholic church in the city of Petrozavodsk, belonging to the Archdiocese of Mother of God at Moscow, Russia. It is at 11 Lenin Avenue, the main street in that city.

Wikipedia: Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Petrozavodsk (EN)


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