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Main page / Museums and sightseeing in Veliky Novgorod / Cathedral of Our Lady of the Sign
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Sign
Address:
Ilyina St., Veliky Novgorod

Telephone:
+7 (816 2) 77 37 38

WWW:
http://novgorodmuseum.ru

Working hours:
10:00 – 17:00
Выходной: Вт, Ср, первый Чт месяца

Open: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Closed: Tue., Wed., first Thu. of the month

Entrance Fee:
80 р. – взрослый, 40 р. – учащиеся
дети до 16 лет — бесплатно

150 rub. (adults), 100 rub. (students)
children under 16 - free

GPS:
58.51710400, 31.29455200
 

This church was built on the site of the old Church of the Holy Sign, which was erected for keeping the icon «Our Lady of the Sign» that protected Novgorod from an attack by a host from city of Suzdal in 1170.

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Now the church is a typical example of 17th century Moscow architecture. Its facades are decorated with frescoes and pieces of tile. The interior was painted in 1702 by masters from city of Kostroma. Been preserved till these days their paintings are remarkable for the presence of some secular plots. The perfect acoustics inside turns the cathedral into a perfect place for chamber choir music concerts that makes it possible to feel better all the beauty of the artistic design of this outstanding architectural ensemble.

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