Kolezhma

Kolezhma

The ancient settlement of XII-XIII centuries. (the novgorog colonization of the North). Examples of household and residential architecture of pomors.

The main occupation of the locals - fishing. Main holiday - the Day of the fisherman - is widely celebrated throughout the village. The village has a school, a club, post office, 2 shops, a medical assistant point. Of the sights of the village there are monument to villagers who died during the Second World War, and a monument to the first chairman of the kolkhoz Yudin NA .
 In ​​addition, the former airfield that was built in the Great Patriotic War is situated  in the 5 - 6 km from the village ,and as the local residents said, the wreckage of the crashed plane you can find near Gorno Malia.
Surroundings of the village are very picturesque. Kolezhma stands on the shore of the Onega Bay of the White Sea. In memory of the past, you can see 4 fishing boats and marine gear. During low tide, you can walk to the neighboring islands.
Moreover, the first military arms factory is situated here.
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