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Tourist route №3. Yaroslav’s Court and the Ancient Market
Address:
The Trade Side of Veliky Novgorod

Telephone:
+7 905 290 86 86

WWW:
http://visitnovgorod.ru

Working hours:
Территория Ярославова Дворища открыта круглосуточно
Round-the-clock

Entrance Fee:
Вход на территорию свободный.
Entrance is free.

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Tourist Route №1: The Novgorod Kremlin

Tourist Route №2: Monuments at the Sophia Side of the City

Tourist Route №4: Trade Side Sightseeing

 

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1. Yaroslav’s Court, Ancient Market. In the area of the Yaroslav’s Court were located many monuments from the 12th to the 18th centuries. There, side by side stand the prince’s church (the 12th century) and the merchants’ churches, which were used not only as house of prayer, but also as storehouse. The Gate Tower, as well as the arcade, are a unique example of civil architecture, and were built at the time of Peter the Great.

2. St. Nicholas cathedral (1113 – 1136). It is the oldest church in the Yaroslavl’s Court and in the whole right bank. Its building lasted from 1113 to 1136, and was consecrated to the most revered saint in the Rus’: Saint Nicholas the Wondeworker. In 1992 the cathedral was included in the list of the UNESCO’S World Heritage Sites.

3. Gate Tower to the Trademarket.  Exhibit "Christian Antiquities. Artistic metal of the 11th – 19th cc". is located in the tower, which became part of the architectural complex of the Trademarket and represents a unique example of 17th century building.

4. Church of St. Paraskeva (1207). The church was built in 1207 with the funds of the foreign merchants and consecrated to St. Paraskevi, as she was believed to be the patron saint of trade.

5. The Petchatnya (printing office) of Veliky Novgorod is situated on the Trade Side of Veliky Novgorod in the historical part of the architectural complex - Yaroslav’s Court and the Ancient Market. The exhibition is located on the basement level the historical and cultural building-monument The Marketplace of XVIII century.

6. Church of St. George in the Marketplace (1356). It was built in 1356 in place of a wooden church consecrated to the same saint. In the church are displayed the frescos of the Church of the Transfiguration of Our Savior in Kovalevo field.

7. Hanseatic fountain. This granite round fountain symbolizes a round table. All around the edge of the fountain are set coloured mosaics representing the coat of arms of the 16 cities that now make up the New Hansa.

Tourist Route №1: The Novgorod Kremlin

Tourist Route №2: Monuments at the Sophia Side of the City

Tourist Route №4: Trade Side Sightseeing

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