Posts Tagged ‘Kizhi’

Russiaphilia.

Friday, November 28th, 2008

Russian architecture from here and here and here. All but one building is in Siberia. The top two are classic Siberian houses; the third is the Church of the Transfiguration on Kizhi Island in Karelia, near Finland. Below, two Decembrist houses in Siberia: peeling paint on one of the old houses, and the Maria Volkonskaya House, named for the princess who built it after following her exiled Decembrist husband to Siberia. 

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