Veliky Novgorod is not accidently called a city-museum of Old Russia - no other place has preserved that number of great monuments of architecture and monumental painting.
Here it is hard and sometimes impossible to define where the city ends the musium begins. About 50 valuable monuments became a part of a modern city living structure. Here you can touch a rough wall and see an ancient fresco. The history of Novgorod churches, monasteries, fortifications is ful of amazing as well as tradgic pages.
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Bring your friends and relatieves tasty and useful souvenirs from Veliky Novgorod: ginger bread, honey, kvas (bread drink)!
Walk along the Kremlin walls and count the ancient towers, reserved to our days! Walk up the Kokuy - the watch tower. Visit the oldest Russian temple - the St. Sophia cathedral in Veliky Novgorod.
Visit Vitoslavlitsy, the unique wooden architecture museum. Feel the greatness of St. George monastery which was founded by Prince Yaroslav and dive into atmosphere of the Peryn skete.
Travel down the Volkhov river to the Rurik’s Hill Fort, to the Birthplace of Russian government. Visit ancient temples that preserve the unique murals.
Orthodox pilgrims from all over of Russia visit Veliky Novgorod to see the Christian relics which have been worshipped since the old times. Walls of Novgorod temples breathe the wisdom of centuries and the wonder-making icons stream God’s grace.
Walk down the streets of Veliky Novgorod to look for interesting modern sculptures of the Trade side of the city.
Walk down the streets of Veliky Novgorod to search for interesting modern sculptures in the central part of the city.