What to see in Veliky Novgorod?
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Veliky Novgorod is one of the oldest cities in Russia, which can acquaint you with the culture and history of our state.
In this article we will tell you what to see in Veliky Novgorod.
The Novgorod Kremlin
The main attraction of the city -The Novgorod Kremlin is the oldest surviving Kremlin in Russia. The first mention in the annals of the Kremlin dates back to the XI century! There are a lot of museums on the territory of the Kremlin, but even without their visit one can get great pleasure from a simple walk between the ancient majestic buildings.
The cathedral, like the Kremlin, was built in the XI century andis a visiting card of the city - a majestic snow-white building with five domes, symbolizing the helmets of ancient Russian soldiers. It is noteworthy that the domes are colored: one is golden, the rest - silvery. The interior of the temple also deserves all praise.
Vitoslavlitsy is a huge open-air museumsky, located near to Novgorod. The museum consists of buildings of times of wooden architecture: peasant huts, temples, mills ... - the museum allows you to feel the real spirit of antiquity.
The Kremlin Park
As you probably guessed, the Kremlin Parkadjoins the Novgorod Kremlin - a pleasant place with a concert stage, a cafe and a tennis court. Of course, in the summer there are attractions, and on holidays various interesting events are held.
Monument to the Millennium of Russia
The monument was created in 1862 in honor of the Millennium of the proclamation of Rurik Prince of Russia. This is an unusual, very beautiful and impressive monument, definitely worth the attention.
How can I make it all?
All the main sights of the GreatNovgorod with a great desire can be viewed in just a day. Of course, it starts with the inspection of the Kremlin, and then walk along the park adjacent to it. Further it is necessary to look the Sophia cathedral and a monument of Millennium of Russia, well, and then to go to Vitoslavlitsy. How to get to Vitoslavlitsy? Very simple! Bus number 7 from the bus station of Novgorod quickly takes you to the sights.
We recommend to specify in advance the schedule of the museumVitoslavlitsy, because it depends on the season. For more information about how to call Veliky Novgorod, please see How to call in Novgorod | Velikiy Novgorod.
More interesting places to visit can be found in the article What's Good in Russia.