Novgorod Kremlin (Detinets), Veliky Novgorod

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. To visit Novgorod Kremlin (Detinets) on your holiday in Veliky Novgorod, and find out what else Veliky Novgorod has to offer, use our Veliky Novgorod trip builder website .
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  • Long ago there was no such feeling when visiting the Kremlin. Really no one pointer, no sign, nothing is clear where to go and what you can see. The territory of bad tour was removed apparently not, or it is so hidden that we have found. On the territory of the Kremlin plenty of existing institutions, music school, library, museums, but all the museums were closed, including closed was Falconer yard, while the officer was on the ground, the view is not allowed.
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  • It is a pity that in such a great city could not organize a road construction, restaurant area, and excursion Wednesday. Trip at once, no longer want to.
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  • Interesting place, but the service beats all desire to visit historical places. Can not a season, but it's no excuse.
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