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St Petersburg Private Custom Day Tour
"Your private tour guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel holding a sign with your name on. Afterwards you will discuss what you will going to see. You can then set off for your tour and let your guide fill you in with all information possible.As much as you can decide what you want to see here are some highlights that you should not miss: Church on the Spilled Blood St Isaac's cathedral Peter and Paul Fortress Hermitage Yusupov palace
From $150.00
 
Pavlovsk Palace and Parks Guided Tour
"Originally designed by Charles Cameron it was partly redesigned at Paul’s request by several famous European architects including Quarenghi and Rossi. It was severely damaged in World War II but has been beautifully and lavishly restored and is set amidst delightful parkland which when created was the largest landscaped area in the world. Nowadays it is one of the most beautiful palaces in the area of St. Petersburg. Professional guide with excellent knowledge of Russia history will accompany you and will make you visit interesting and informa""
From EUR102.00
 
St Petersburg Custom Chauffeured Day Tour
"Your private tour guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel holding a sign with your name on it. Afterwards you will discuss what you are going to see. It is highly recommended to inform your tour operator in advance about your sightseeing inte like-new non-smoking. For parties exceeding 6 people we use Mercedes Mini-buses. As much as you can decide what you want to see here are some highlights that you should not miss: Church on the Spilled Blood St Isaac's cathedral Peter and Paul Fortress Hermitage
From $370.00

More Things to Do in Velikiy Novgorod

CHURCH OF TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR SAVIOUR

One of Novgorod's most celebrated monuments is the Church of Transfiguration of Our Saviour in Eliyah Street (1374). Both in its architectural aspect and in its constructive techniques, the building...
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Lalique
Oct 10, 2002

View on Kremlin thru the Arcade of Gostiny Dvor

In the northern vicinity of the prince's court lay the Market, the hub of Novgorod's business life. Long rows of stalls extended as far as the river, terminating at the Great Row, or riad. There were...
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Lalique
Oct 10, 2002

COURTYARD (2) - Cathedral of St. Nicholas

The only structure that remains of the Yaroslav's Courtyard is the Cathedral of St Nicholas. Its foundation-stone was laid by Prince Mstislav in 1113, following a successful campaign against the...
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Lalique
Oct 10, 2002

YAROSLAV'S COURTYARD (Market Side)

In the southern district there was a prince's court, also known as the Yaroslav's Courtyard, from the name of Yaroslav the Wise who reigned Novgorod for a number of years in the early 11th century...
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Lalique
Oct 10, 2002

KREMLIN (4) - THE MONUMENT TO THE MILLENIUM OF RUS

The Monument to the Millennium of Russia, standing at the centre of the Detinets, was unveiled on September 8, 1862. It is the work of Mikhail Mikeshin, an eminent Russian sculptor active in the...
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Lalique
Oct 10, 2002

KREMLIN (3) - Magdeburg Gates of St. Sophia

The cathedral has three entrances - the southern, western and northern, of which the western was the main one intended for ceremonial processions. A gate standing at the entrance is known as the...
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Lalique
Oct 10, 2002
 
 
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KREMLIN

The focal point of the city is the Detinets, or the Kremlin. It was mentioned first in the chronicles in the entry for 1044. In that year, ramparts with traditional wooden framework constructions were...
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Lalique
Oct 10, 2002

Vitoslavlitsy Open-Air Museum

Close to the Yuryev Monastry there is this open air museum. You can go into the wooden houses and churches which have been brought here from all over the place. The houses are furnished with all kind...
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yumyum
Sep 29, 2002

Yuryev Monastry

There is a couple of churches to be seen. One is full of golden paintings but they are not very old.Don't wear shorts because they won't let you in!! They do have a wrap around cloth that they lend...
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yumyum
Sep 29, 2002

The Gate-Tower

The Gate-Tower of the Gostiny dvor at Yaroslav Court was constructed at the 15th century. Gostiny dvor is a historic Russian term for indoor market (Wiki).
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fachd
Jul 25, 2012

The Belfry of St Sophia

The Belfry of St Sophia is a monument of the 15th-17th centuries with five tiered tower rises above the Kremlin walls, on the ground displaying the heavy duty bells.
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fachd
Jul 25, 2012

Kreml

The Kreml is situated next to the shore of the river. It's a large fortress. It's possible to climb up on one of the towers. From there you've got a great view over the whole city
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aroundtheglobe
Jul 02, 2005

Bell-Tower inside the Kremlin

A pillar-like Bell-Tower dated back from the 17th century was decorated in Moscow style with a pyramid of kokoshniks.
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johnsakura
Mar 12, 2005

Bells

The bells which you can see on the pic couldn't be put on the Belfry of St.Sophia because they were too heavy.
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Oct 11, 2003

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"More than 1000 years old city"
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