Exploring Tourism in Russia
icon Worldwideicon
Places to Visit Details

Velikiy Novgorod

Velikiy Novgorod, Russia

Veliky Novgorod  also known as Novgorod the Great, or Novgorod Veliky, or just Novgorod, is one of the most important historic cities in Russia, which serves as the administrative center of Novgorod Oblast. During this trip you will make a tour to Velikiy Novgorod and see all important sights of the city: the Kremlin, Yaroslav's Courtyard (place where the Novgorod's Vice (parliament) held its meetings), St. Sophia's Cathedral (the oldest survived Russian stone monument of XI century), the Monument to the Millennium of Russia. You will also visit the open-air architectural-ethnographic museum "Vitoslavlitsy", which provides a whole complex of genuine folk wooden architecture, including ancient churches of the 16th-18th centuries, peasant houses of the 19th - early 20th centuries, exhibitions of folk art and everyday life items of Novgorod peasants of the same period. You may also have a lunch break at the best restaurant of Novgorod - "Detinets" , which is located inside Pokrovskaya Tower of Kremlin. The restaurant allows the guests to enjoy the traditional Russian cuisine in the atmosphere of ancient Novgorod.

Check out more Places to Visit