Church of St. Andrew at Vuoksa, Priozerskiy Rayon, Russia

A little beautiful church on a tiny island, looking like a beautiful scene in a fairy tale.

Small wooden church of St. Andrew is located in the river Vuoksi in the Leningrad region. Built in 2000, the church fell into the Guinness Book of Records as the world’s only church built on a tiny island, which serves as the foundation of monolithic rock protruding from the water. Church attributed to Konevskaya church in the village of sapper. Church services are held on schedule by appointment in the temple to performed baptisms and weddings.

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