Veliky Novgorod City Tour
The oldest city in Russia, a representative of the medieval Hanseatic League and a favorite place for travelers
The Novgorod Kremlin is the oldest Kremlin in Russia. We will walk around the Novgorod Kremlin, climb the battle course of the fortress, see the ancient St. Sophia Cathedral and the monument of the Millennium of Russia. During your free time you will walk around the ancient city, admire the panoramic views and try Russian national cuisine.
We will make a fascinating trip to Vitoslavlitsy, which is a Museum of Russian wooden architecture.
Return to St. Petersburg by train Lastochka.
Description of the museums that we visit in the city tour Veliky Novgorod
This ancient Rurik`s Gorodishche (Settlement), where Russia was born. The first mention of it in Chronicles dates back to 1044. It is an architectural monument and is protected by the state. Novgorod Detinets as part of the historical center of Veliky Novgorod is included in the UNESCO.
It is the oldest surviving Church of Russia and a white stone masterpiece of Church architecture. The Church stands in the middle of the Novgorod Kremlin since 1050 for a thousand years, since it was built by the masters of Kiev on the orders of the Novgorod Prince Vladimir, son of Yaroslav the Wise.
In the Museum of folk wooden architecture you will make a trip to the Russian past. We will visit the ancient huts built without nails, participate in folk festivals in the Russian village.
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- Guide 4.5
- Museum 3.5
- Meals 4.2
- Transort 4.2