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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  • August 18, 2017
    This Kremlin is well worth visiting if you are in the St Petersburg area. Beautiful churches, excellent museum, beautiful areas.  more »
  • August 16, 2017
    The place where you want to visit. Sure. At least once in their life. So much so that the entrance is free. From early morning until the last evening. Awesome great place. Historic Park and Museum!
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  • August 15, 2017
    Indeed, being present in the Kremlin, you feel the ancient democracy and Novgorod (reserved and austere character of its architecture). The level of restoration of monuments-work restorers here is enormous-very high. Go for a walk in the Kremlin and Novgorod and guests. Huge place of Novgorod in Russia's history. Visit to the city should begin with the Kremlin. Beautiful city near and dear to me.
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  • Came to Novgorod on holidays with your family, are very satisfied. Nice, informative, clean, cute and very provincial:) Got a lot of positive impressions.
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  • Beautiful kremlin
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  • In the dark, the territory of the Kremlin is fascinating. Something mesticheskoe and wonderful to eat at this place.
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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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Despite Veliky Novgorod's popularity as a tourist destination, it offers a somewhat limited selection of accommodations. If you want to stay in the center, choose from several mid-range hotels and a couple more luxurious options. Alternatively, explore the few hostels and guesthouses here, some of which are located in peaceful areas outside the city. Due to the limited options, be sure to reserve lodging ahead of time.
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