Posts Tagged ‘wooden churches’

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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