Medvezhyegorsk city

Medvezhyegorsk , Russia
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Medvezhyegorsk

In the online camera, you can see the pretty small town of Medvezhyegorsk, located on the shores of Lake Onega in Karelia. Settled down on the northwestern tip of the Velikaya Guba of Povenets Bay, at the mouths of the Kumsa and Vichka rivers, the city is surrounded by picturesque rocks and hills covered with coniferous forests.

In 1984, in Medvezhyegorsk, shown in a webcam, Vladimir Menshov’s film “Love and Doves” was filmed. In addition, there were filmed: “And trees grow on the stones”, “Platinum 2” and “Piranha Hunt”.

The key attraction of Medvezhyegorsk, where the live broadcast is coming from, is the White Sea-Baltic Canal (BBK), which originates in the village of Povenets.

On the territory of the city itself in the online camera, there is an old railway station building built in 1916.

It is interesting to visit the Medvezhyegorsk Regional  Museum of Local Lore, where you can get acquainted with the sites of ancient people and petroglyphs, as well as view an entertaining exposition about the construction of the White Sea–Baltic Canal.

Monuments of wooden architecture in the vicinity of the city in this webcam are of great interest: the Peter and Paul Church in the village of Virma of the 17-18 centuries and the Nikolskaya Church of the 17-18 centuries in Muozero, as well as a waterfall on the Vichka River and the Sandarmokh memorial cemetery.

Of the natural attractions, it is worth noting the Vodlozersky National Park, one part of which is located in the Arkhangelsk region, and the other in Karelia. This is a strictly protected forest area with paved paths – hiking, skiing, water. The length of the trails is from 10 km.

It is interesting to look into the abandoned village of Pegrema. Today this settlement is a dilapidated wooden house and the old chapel of Valaam Khutynsky, which has been preserved since 1770.

Every year in Medvezhyegorsk, where the online stream is conducted from, a ski holiday is held for the prize of the Olympic champion Fedor Terentyev. It has become a tradition to run in September along the Pindushi-Medvezhyegorsk route (length 7.5 km). In addition, the Karelian Ring route runs through Medvezhyegorsk. The city also organizes folklore festivals on the Zaonezhsky peninsula and song festivals in Segozerye.

On the outskirts of Medvezhyegorsk there is a climatic health resort of the same name with mineral springs “Tsaritsyn Klyuch” and “Tri Ivana”.

Climate

Medvezhyegorsk is dominated by a temperate continental climate. Winter is long and frosty. The coldest month is January, when the average temperature approaches -11 degrees Celsius. Summer is short and moderately warm. The warmest month is July with an average temperature of + 17.4 degrees Celsius. Weather forecast in Medvezhyegorsk for 7 days is available on our website online.

Watch other Baltic Live Cam webcams –  Victory Square in Severodvinsk, the city of Omsk,  Krasnoyarsk, view of Yaroslavl, city of Tver,  Kaluga city center,  Novosibirsk, panorama of Tuapse, Tomsk city center,  Mountain Fortress in Stavropol, Dormition Cathedral of Khabarovsk, panoramic view of Astrakhan, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Pskov Kremlin, Königsberg Kathedral in Kaliningradnice panorama of Sochi.

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