Novgorod Kremlin (Detinets), Veliky Novgorod

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Designated a World Heritage Site, Novgorod Kremlin (Detinets) represents some of the country's most significant architectural, historical, and cultural sites. This great citadel--the oldest fortress in Russia--was first chronicled in 1044 CE and was rebuilt and fortified by Ivan the Third in the 15th century. Nine of the twelve original towers still stand on the grounds, as well as several notable structures and monuments. Tour the St. Sophia Cathedral, reputed to be the oldest stone structure in Russia, and view the "The Millennium of Russia" monument, created by artist Mikeshin in 1862. Plan to visit Novgorod Kremlin (Detinets) and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Veliky Novgorod attractions using our Veliky Novgorod trip itinerary builder.
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  • One of the most ancient kremlej, a lot of buildings, towers are all remembered by name) to visit required!
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  • Wonderful, beautiful views of the Kremlin, a touch of antiquity. "Here Russian spirit here Rus smells". I advise to visit everybody who arrives in Velikiy Novgorod!
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  • The Kremlin is uniquely situated on the banks of the river for 4 day stay in were it about 10 times, because pedestrian road from the Sofia side to Trade lies right across the Kremlin. It is a very atmospheric place. And a unique Cathedral. To visit is required.
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  • Local, not a tourist. Was in Novgorod at the end of may of the year 2015. Visited the Kremlin with a guide, so very happy. Without him I wouldn't have learned not only the remarkable history of the Citadel, but and Novgorod altogether. Appearance and atmosphere very startled me. One of the beautiful places ...:)
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  • Very beautiful place, all renovated, location order everywhere. There is a park, on the other hand the large beach, pedestrian bridge over Volkhov, waterbus trips along the River into the Lake Ilmen.
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  • Open until late in the evening, admission is free. On the night of the Kremlin very nicely illuminated. The inside is clean and beautiful.
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  • Very interesting, all steeped in history. Great place for a stroll.
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