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Awesome visit

After seeing some great photography of this location inside Rosco's Pizza, we inquired of the... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2017
Dallas, Texas
Lovely spot!

This is a wonderful historical spot to stop if you have even a few minutes, since it isn't far off... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2017
Nelson, Wisconsin
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Aug 12, 2017
“Awesome visit”
Aug 8, 2017
“Lovely spot!”
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Reviewed August 12, 2017

After seeing some great photography of this location inside Rosco's Pizza, we inquired of the location and paid a visit. Catching the golden hour of light was gift, as I think we captured some nice photographic shots at the church and the graveyard.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank RockinM412
Reviewed August 8, 2017

This is a wonderful historical spot to stop if you have even a few minutes, since it isn't far off the beaten path. We had heard that there was limited space to turn around, but we found it sufficient to turn around our 25-foot RV....More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

Pretty historical church with flowers and very old cemetery. Can take a walk around church and down to Ninilchik.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Gina A
Reviewed October 1, 2016

We have visited this lovely Church on several trips to Alaska. It so so charming, peaceful and the views from the bluff are amazing. We were fortunate on one trip to be there when they had it open for visitation. There is a small gift...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Jezabel_in_CA
Reviewed September 20, 2016

We read about this online. Showed up and locked up tighter that a drum. They had no posted hours. We would have liked to see inside. Obviouslythe church is still being used as the cemetery has recently buried people in it. If you look at...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Will58IBEW
Reviewed September 13, 2016

I visit a friend in Ninilchik (where this beautiful church is located) every summer. It's reportedly the most photographic site in all of Alaska. You can go up to the gates at the church, and of course you can attend a service on Sunday though...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Jo F
Reviewed September 12, 2016

The historical and cultural Russian Orthodox Transfiguration Church is located on a bluff above the small fishing village of Ninilchik. Ninilchik has no public facilities but is an active fishing village with a small harbor. The church is not normally open to the public but...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Roadtripper03
Reviewed August 7, 2016

We did not go inside the church. We took photos of the outside and looked at the view from the bluff. This is a lovely building in an amazing setting. It was rainy and foggy the day we were there so the view was limited...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank SueinSalem
Reviewed July 7, 2016

The church is inspirational, and the view overlooking the Cook Inlet and the Ninilchik River & old town is breath taking. Many historical burial sites... very much worth the stop.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Terry S
Reviewed June 21, 2016

A must see. Culturally and historically significant. Always stop by when In the area. Set high above the coast of Cook Inlet. Beautiful view of mountains and soaring Eagles. You won't be disappointed.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Ruth S
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