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Russia’s 17th Century Kizhi Pogost Church is One of the World’s Oldest and Tallest Wooden Structures

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 08, 2013 01:05 AM
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by Lori Zimmer last modified Jul 07, 2013


Kizhi Pogost photo from Shutterstock Two domed timber church buildings and an octagonal wooden bell tower were constructed on Russia’s Kizhi Island in 1714. The Church of the Transfiguration is the most ornate, featuring 22 domes and reaching 121 feet




 

 


 

 

 
 
 

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