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Olonets

Olonets

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Olonets

Olonets is located in Olonets Karelia. The city is located at the confluence of the Olonka and Megrega rivers, 120 km south-west of Petrozavodsk and 15 kilometers east of the coast of Lake Ladoga. One of the oldest cities in the north-west of Russia. The population is less than 10 thousand people. It is the administrative center of the Olonets district of the republic.

 

 

 

Travel Destinations in Olonets

Church architecture
Church of Our Lady of Smolensk. Located on an island at the confluence of rivers, three wooden pedestrian bridges lead to the island.
Lutheran church.

 

Museum of the Karelian-Livvik them. N. G. Prilukina. The Ethnographic Museum, including an open-air exposition, is the residence of the frost Pakkaine.

 

 

 


 

Transportation

How to get there
By train
Since 2014, the railway line has been closed. There are no train connections.

By car
Near the city, on the district, passes the highway M18 "Kola". There is also the A130 highway leading from Olonets to Pitkäranta and further to the A121 “Sortavala” highway.

By bus
Olonets is connected by bus to Petrozavodsk and St. Petersburg (via Lodeynoye Pole). Buses to these destinations run several times a day.

 

Hotels, motels and where to sleep

Olonia, ul.Svirskikh Divisions, d. 5. ☎ +7 (81436) 410-20.
Ladoga-2, Svirskikh Diviziy St., 12. ☎ +7 (81436) 34-659. 550-650 rubles for a single room (2012).

 

Restaurant, taverns and where to eat

Restaurant "Ladoga"

 

Cultural (and not so cultural) events

 

 

Interesting information and useful tips

 

 

 

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