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We travel to St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Eklutna, AK. We find out the park is not open on weekends. There is an honorary fee box if the office is closed so you can walk through the cemetery and view the buildings. When the office...More
We were driving to Eklutna Lake and decided to go by the village first. Both are at the same freeway exit, just opposite sides of the freeway. Unfortunately they had just closed (5:30) and we couldn’t take the tour, so we just took a look...More
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
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
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
$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
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
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
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