Kizhi Pogost is a historic web page relationship from the 17th century on Kizhi island. The island is located on Lake Onega in the Republic of Karelia Medvezhyegorsky District, Russia. The pogost is the vicinity internal a fence which includes huge wooden church buildings the 22-dome Transfiguration Church and the nine-dome Intercession Church and a bell-tower. The pogost is famous for its splendor and sturdiness, in spite of that it's far constructed completely of timber. In 1990, it became protected within the UNESCO listing of World Heritage sites and in 1993 listed as a Russian Cultural Heritage site.
The Church of the Intercession is a heated church in which services are held from October 1 until Easter. The church was the first on the island after a fire in the overdue 17th century destroyed all preceding church buildings. It become first constructed in 1694 as a unmarried-dome shape, then reconstructed in 1720–1749 and in 1764 rebuilt into its gift nine-dome design as an architectural echo of the principle Transfiguration Church. It stands 32 meters tall with a 26×8 meter perimeter. There are 9 domes, one large within the center, surrounded by eight smaller ones. Decoration is scant. A excessive single-element porch leads into the 4 interior parts of the church. As inside the Transfiguration Church, the altar is placed inside the japanese element formed as a pentagon. The authentic iconostasis changed into changed on the end of the 19th century and is misplaced; it was rebuilt within the 1950s to the original style.