If you'd like to get out and about in the area, why not check out the Kizhi Monastery?.
You don't have to limit your tour to the points of interest in Kizhi because the whole region has been endowed with plenty of fascinating cities, attractions and landscapes. Shalskiy, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northwest, and Kondopoga, 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the east of Kizhi are good spots to check out if you have the time.
Whether you're an atheist or one of the faithful, visitors are sure to find a little enlightenment at Republic of Karelia's monasteries and other sites of spiritual significance. A great way to truly appreciate a spot is by exploring its past. Don't miss the war relics and monuments while you are here.
There are times when the best way to get a feel for a place is by tapping into the expertise of locals. This region offers a range of city walking tours. If you're the kind of traveler who likes to slow down while holidaying, why not try a spot of camping and wildlife watching.
You'll hate to say "Poka!" (farewell) to this interesting area.