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The Museum of Folk Wooden Architecture “Vitoslavlitsy”

“Vitoslavlitsy” is an open air museum of folk wooden architecture located near St. George Monastery, about 4 km from Veliky Novgorod, on the southern shore of Lake Myachino.

The museum, opened on May 16, 1967, has about thirty monuments of the ancient Russian wooden architecture of the 16th century, residential and other buildings of the 18th-19th centuries.

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Also, “Vitoslavlitsy” is the venue for festivals in the tradition of pre-revolutionary Russia, folk festivals, promotion and support of folk arts and crafts. Photos by: Alexander Romanov.

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