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Churches in Ninilchik
Holy Transfiguration of Our Lord Chapel
This small Russian Orthodox church is located on the Kenai Peninsula in the village of Ninilchik. It is in a very secluded area with a church, from where you can see a beautiful view of the Cook Inlet (Cook Inlet) and the people themselves. The church was built in 1900 and there is a traditional Russian Orthodox cemetery nearby. For the whole area of ​​the Kenai Peninsula there are many groups of Orthodox Russians who live very isolated lives and are very similar to the Amish, ; they still dress traditionally and maintain their customs and traditions, they also speak only Russian. These groups are called the Old Believers (Believers old). From time to time they go shopping in stores, but usually they keep themselves to themselves.
Villages in Ninilchik
Ninilchik Village
The village of Ninilchik is on the Kenai Peninsula in southern Alaska, in the USA. The village is small, but it attracts a lot of tourism in the summer because of the fishing you can do there. The word Ninilchik means "peaceful village next to a river" in the Athabascan language. Two rivers pass through the town, Deep Creek and the Ninilchik. This town was established by the Russians as a stop on the fur trade in the late 18th century. There are many Orthodox Russians still living near the village. The town is also very famous for its clams, which can be found on the beach during certain times of year when the tide is low. It's a nice, relaxing and fun place to visit.