Reserve “Kizhi” has temporarily suspended work. This is with reference to the press service of the Museum informs GTRK “Karelia”. The reason — the threat of the spread of coronavirus infection.

In accordance with the order of the Ministry of culture of the Russian Federation from March 17, the tolerance of tourists in the Museum-reserve is closed indefinitely. Also temporarily will not let visitors into the Museum exhibition halls in Petrozavodsk, archive, research library. Closed the Museum shop.

As is known, the island of Valaam and the Valaam monastery is closed on quarantine on March 16. Throughout introduced the mode of increased readiness. It is reported that pilgrims and tourists will not be allowed to Balaam until April 19, the day of the celebration of Easter.

Since 13 March in the Republic was declared on high alert. From March 16 by order of President Arthur Parfenchikov in the region as a restriction on the conduct of any events. Officially confirmed cases of infection among the citizens of Karelia no.

Text: GTRK “Karelia”