Kizhi is an island-town in the center of Lake Onega in the state of Karelia in northwestern Russia.
The island has been settled since approximately the 13th Century.
Today, it is best known as the location of Kizhi Pogost, an intricately built church considered a model of Russian architecture. It is a prized European vacation spot.
People Born in Kizhi
Kizhi in People's Lives
Jude Law: I traveled here in 2011 to film scenes of the movie Anna Karenina.
Keira Knightley: I traveled here in 2011 to film scenes of the movie Anna Karenina.
Ruth Wilson: I traveled here to film scenes of the movie Anna Karenina in 2011.