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November 25, 2019

Preserved History

The Kizhi Pogost is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Russia's Karelia region. These visionary buildings—two 18th-century wooden churches and an octagonal clock tower, also in wood, built in 1862—perpetuate an ancient model of parish space that is in harmony with the surrounding landscape.

Photograph by Paolo Verzone, National Geographic
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