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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  • 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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  • Here it is antiquity. Is he still in some disarray, and it would advise its clean, but for the perception of it is nothing. Especially in awe leads arch with a mural.
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  • Znamensky Cathedral was built in honor of the icon of the sign of the most Holy Theotokos ", according to legend, obtain Novgorod during the war spasso. Now the temple, unfortunately, odrâhlel, but has not lost its greatness. I would like to see it restored.
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