Cathedral of the Virgin of the Sign (Znamensky), Veliky Novgorod

(4.9/5 based on 45+ reviews on the web)
Beloved by visitors for its pure form, Cathedral of the Virgin of the Sign (Znamensky) was originally built in the 17th century to house the icon it was named after, "Virgin of the Sign." Although this painting was moved to another church in the early 1990s, visitors continue to flock here to appreciate the building's architecture and frescoes covering the interior walls. Pay special attention to a foreboding painting called "The Last Judgment," which covers the entire western wall. If the opportunity arises, do not miss a chance to attend a music concert here--a memorable experience thanks to the building's nearly perfect acoustics. Using our world travel planner, Veliky Novgorod attractions like Cathedral of the Virgin of the Sign (Znamensky) can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The Cathedral is located in the historic condition. Fully conveys the spirit of the Russian people, talent and love for the motherland. Unfortunately, some fragments of frescoes have not been preserved, but in general the picture is impressive in its grandeur.
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  • Put the assessment perfect construction, for it is built and decorates Street. And here would put less for the State of this Cathedral. The condition of the poor. It is a pity because this beauty both inside and outside. On this day in the Cathedral Chamber Choir performed URBI et ORBI. Like, well what exactly in the Cathedral. Such an atmosphere probably specially chosen under repertories. Entrance fee 150r. Certainly not know whether for concert, whether entrance to the Cathedral. Once parsed, so as not to be late for the concert. Znamensky Cathedral compared to Sofia much younger years 500 certainly. Introduces confusion appearance, could use some restoration. Very much it was pleasant to us, donated that visited. It was the last point of our journey in this city in the year 2016.
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  • Power and strength, the ancient Cathedral, painted walls, immediately finds grace, as the threshold of journeying. It works up to 17, Museum workers strictly close on schedule. Inside the beautifully, you need to watch yourself.
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