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St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church

16515 Centerfield Dr Ste 201, Eagle River, Anchorage, AK 99577-7326
+1 907-688-6026
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Beautiful church, worth the stop if in the area.

Not far from downtown Anchorage. 20 min or so. If you have a car and doing a day trip to Wasilla... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
415Cyclist
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San Anselmo, California
Eklunta, not eagle river

Like another reviewer, I am correcting the location. I was there is the off season and found it... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2018
SouthSkookPorkchop
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Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania
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16515 Centerfield Dr Ste 201, Eagle River, Anchorage, AK 99577-7326
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not far from downtown Anchorage. 20 min or so. If you have a car and doing a day trip to Wasilla, definitely stop by. Beautiful church and grounds. Interesting history. Go on the tour with a guide, learn about the history, etc. Then walk the...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Like another reviewer, I am correcting the location. I was there is the off season and found it serene. There are small houses built at the grave sites that I found oddly interesting. I spent about 30 minute just reading the writing on the sites...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

This amazing and wonderful Russian Orthodox Church is located in the Eklutna Historical Park in the Native Village of Eklutna, Alaska. It is approximately 14-miles North of Eagle River and is about a 20-minute drive from Eagle River. St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church IS NOT...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

$5 dollar donation to walk the grounds. Although the grounds were thick with snow and freezing it was worth it to see the houses on top of the grave sites. Many falling apart and one that looked like a doll house, kinda creepy. No one...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

Other reviews tell the story quite well, Stephanie...wonderful docent and member gives a good explanation of the village . Glad we stopped and be sure to get there before 5'ish. A working parish. Just wish someone (locals) would restore the Spirit houses back to there...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2017

The St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church including the Old Church and walking the trail and by doing so, you are experiencing the cultural heritage of the St Nicholas Russian Orthodox religion and the special linkages with the rich Alaska Native culture makes this a "must"...More

1  Thank Tony N
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

It used to be an unheard of place to visit...a church? a cemetery? But a very important one..for the cemetary is in an Athabaskan village...right outside of Anchorage (25 miles) and it combines native Shamanism as well as Russian orthodoxy. The grave yard is fascinating....More

1  Thank laughinghusky
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

We did enjoy this lovely church's history and still active here. Our little tour guide was full of tidbits about the church and the religion Thank you

Thank Ken W
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Reviewed 10 March 2016

This is an active church, but you are able to go inside and see it when the services are not going on also. Behind the church is a fascinating Native cemetery that is very colorful and different than I had ever seen before. Some of...More

1  Thank listinak
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Reviewed 8 January 2016

Nice little stop.We enjoyed the tour. Nice opportunity to get a little walk in on your way to your destination.

Thank Vince D
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