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Novgorod Historic Monuments, Russia

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Veliky Novgorod is also rich in outstanding medieval sights. In the complex of historical sites, one of the most famous and visited is the Znamensky cathedral. It was laid back in 1682 on the site of a dilapidated 14th century temple. Since the moment of foundation, one of the main religious shrines - the icon of the Mother of God - has been kept in the monastery. On the Red Field you can see another religious landmark - the Church of the Nativity of Christ, which is now converted into a museum. Built in the late 14th century, the church is famous for its beautiful frescoes, which today form the basis of the museum's exposition.

Novgorod Historic Monuments, Russia No less interesting is the female Pokrovsky Zverin Monastery. The first mention of it dates back to the middle of the 12th century, while the exact date of its construction remains unknown. Currently, the monastery isn’t functioning, but several churches located on its territory with ancient shrines are available to believers. On the territory of Veliky Novgorod and in its environs, many unique religious objects have been preserved. Many of them were built during the early Middle Ages.

Each church and every monastery has its own amazing history and its treasures, which every year thousands of believers come to worship. Visiting the ancient church of Peter and Paul will be interesting for those who like walking along picturesque places. There is an amazing 12th century monument on the top of Sinichya Gora, surrounded by an ancient park with century-old trees. The central historical object of the city is the Novgorod Kremlin, on the territory of which many outstanding buildings have also been preserved. Next - Baikal Lake

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ATM bankomat: 'Балтийский Банк' located in 1.05 km ( check the route on the map).
Fuel station: 'Lukoyl-severo-zapadnefteprodukt, Toplivnaya Kompaniya, Ooo, Novgorodskiy Uchastok' in 1.34 km
Supermarket: 'Осень' in 0.75 km
Parking: 'СТО Шиномонтаж' in 1 km
Apotheek: 'Nevis set' aptek' in 1.1 km
Police station: 'Upravleniye MVD Rossii Po g. Velikiy Novgorod, UPP № 10' in 1.58 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Coffis to go' in 0.63 km
Railway station: 'Novgorod-na-Volkhove zheleznodorozhnyy vokzal' in 3.29 km

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Top destination around Novgorod Historic Monuments - Velikiy Novgorod

Among main historical symbols of Veliky Novgorod, the magnificent old fortress called the Detinets (or Citadel) is worth being mentioned. The exact date of its constructions is unknown. The first written references to it date back to the beginning of the 11th century. The complex was extensively reconstructed in the 15th century when Veliky Novgorod became a part of the Grand Duchy of Moscow. Today, the visitors of the historical attraction can see beautiful old towers, the preserved fragments of the medieval stone wall, and ancient temples.

The most visited religious monument of the city is the Cathedral of St. Sophia. It was built at the beginning of the 11th century too. Today, it is one of the oldest churches in Russia. The religious construction is distinguished by unique architecture. Its bell tower has remained unchangeable since the 15th century.
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