Ermak Travel Guide

 

Kem

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Transportation

Hotels, motels and where to sleep

Restaurant, taverns and where to eat

Cultural (and not so cultural) events

Interesting information and useful tips

 

Description of Kem

Kem is located in White Sea Karelia. The city is located at the mouth of the river of the same name in the Kem Bay of the White Sea. Kem is an old Pomeranian city. It is the administrative center of the Kem district of the republic. Kem is a good destination for visiting the Solovetsky Monastery, which lie 40 kilometers east of the city.

 

 

 

History
The status of the city of Kem received in 1785 by decree of Catherine II.

 

 

Travel Destinations in Kem

Church architecture
Assumption Cathedral. Wooden tent temple built in 1717.
Blagoveshchensky cathedral. Brick, built in 1904.
Church of the Life-Giving Trinity, Kem, pos. Rabocheostrovsk, st. Portovaya, d. 8. ☎ 8 (921) 624-82-46. Church of the Life-giving Trinity in the courtyard of the Solovetsky Monastery.

Civil architecture
Treasury building. The first stone building of the city, now it houses the Pomorie Museum.
Kem City Museum "Pomorie", st. Vitsupa, d.12. 10.00-17.00, Mon closed, except for summer time.

 

 

 


 

Transportation

How to get there
By train
The railway line Petrozavodsk-Murmansk passes through the city, all trains going to Murmansk stop at the station of the same name.

By car
On the highway M18 "Cola" to the Kem River, then exit to the east and 20 km to the city.

 

Hotels, motels and where to sleep

Причал, пос. Рабочеостровск, ул. Набережная, д.1. prichal@onego.ru
Кузова, ул. Фрунзе, д.1 aista@onego.ru

 

Restaurant, taverns and where to eat

 

 

Cultural (and not so cultural) events

 

 

Interesting information and useful tips