Victory Monument, Veliky Novgorod

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#9 of 19 in Historic Sites in Veliky Novgorod
A fascinating mix of medieval and modern art at Victory Monument pays tribute to the liberation of Novgorod, one of the most important cities in Russia and a declared World Heritage Site. The monument, slightly elevated on a hilltop, features an equestrian statue trampling a swastika. Surrounding the monument are green lawns, cannons, and several spots from which you can observe the nearby Kremlin Wall. Make Victory Monument a part of your Veliky Novgorod vacation plans using our Veliky Novgorod itinerary builder.
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  • August 20, 2017
    Is immediately after the Novgorod Kremlin. Looks good, but special impressions failed. There is a small beach.
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  • August 14, 2017
    Somehow the novgorodians themselves do not like this monument, explain the reasons for failed us. Look at it from the beach near the Kremlin is not impressive.
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  • June 27, 2017
    This WWII monument was great. I could not read most of the Russian but there are lists of the units that fought to liberate the city (I think) as well as a light tank, some field guns, and a really ne...  more »

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