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Kanozersk petroglyphs has become an object of cultural heritage of the Russian Federation

18.01.2021 10:07
Tersky district

Petroglyphs of Kanozero-ancient rock paintings found in the area of Lake Kanozero, recognized as an object of cultural heritage.

Most of the petroglyphs are located on the islands: Spruce, Gorel and Stone. Another part of the drawings is carved on the Lonely rock. In total, there are more than 1,200 drawings with images of ancient animals, hunting scenes and ritual patterns. Their age exceeds six thousand years. And the Kanozero petroglyphs are one of the five largest monuments of the primitive era in the world.

Now there is a museum here: you can see rock paintings as part of the tour.

Museum address: 36 Dzerzhinskiy str., Umba settlement

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