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Full Day Tour to Velikiy Novgorod
"The guide and driver on personal car pick you up from your hotel in St Petersburg. It takes 25 hours to get to Novgorod the road is very picturesque as well as full of history the guide will start the story from the beginning. Russian landscapes and surrounding forests on the road to Novgorod are like preparing the guests to visit the spiritual center of Russian Orthodoxy. Veliky Novgorod also known as Novgorod the Great or Novgorod Veliky or just Novgorod is one of the most important historic cities in Russia
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Novgorod Small-Group Tour from St Petersburg
"After pickup from your hotel in St Petersburg and transport to the bus station relax for a comfortable 3-hour ride. Pass impressive landmarks in the historical center of St Petersburg and see its suburbs and surrounding forests on the road to Novgorod once the spiritual center of Russian Orthodoxy.Situated on the Volkhov River along an old trade route between Central Asia and Northern Europe this medieval city became Russia's first capital in the 9th century. Your guide will point out the many remarkable churches monasteries and medieval monuments as you learn about their historical and cultural significance.Visit St Sophia's Cathedral one of Russia’s best-preserved churches built in the 11th century and still in use today
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St. Petersburg Highlights Day Tour Including Tsarskoye Selo and Pavlovsk
"Come and discover during this St. Petersburg Highlights Day Tour including Tsarskoye Selo and Pavlovsk. Step back to the days of Russia’s 18th-century on a 4-hour tour of the Catherine Palace in Tsarskoe Selo. Travel from St Petersburg by private vehicle including the Amber Room spectacularly coated in amber and mirrors. You will also get to admire the gardens and garden pavilions.Formerly known as Tsarskoe Selo Pushkin is home to one Russia’s grandest royal estates — the Catherine Palace built in the 1700s as a residence for Catherine I and once called the Palace of Tsarskoe Selo. Originally modest the palace was remodeled by Catherine’s daughter Empress Elizabeth
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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"Novgorod"
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"Novgorod"
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"Mister the Great Novgorod"
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"More than 1000 years old city"
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