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Novgorod Kremlin (Detinets)

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Address: Sofiyskaya Storona, Veliky Novgorod, Russia
Phone Number: 8(8162) 77-36-08
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Take the walk from the other side of the river and enjoy the view from there. Don't forget also to go there at night, it's beautifully floodlighted

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Walter G
Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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145 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take the walk from the other side of the river and enjoy the view from there. Don't forget also to go there at night, it's beautifully floodlighted

Thank Walter G
Wilmington, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a good place to get a sense of the real Russia without the hassle and expense of the big cities. Look for the Museum of Wooden Buildings" just outside of town. Don't expect everyone to speak English

Thank Stephenji
Sydney, Australia
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250 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

Novorogard is situated on the railway between St Petersburg and Moscow and is well worth a break in the journey to spend the best part of the day here. The st Petersburg train leaves leaves just after 7am and gets into Novrogod around 10am. The overnight train to Moscow leaves just after 9pm and gets into Moscow around 5am the... More 

Thank Bruce M
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39 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Novgorod is the city, where the russian ancient state originated. And that state was a kind of democracy with no authoritarianism, tzars, with no opression of common people. Novgorod is much older than Kiev, Moscow or any other russian city exept, probably, Ladoga, the Novgorod predecessor. And the novgorod Kremlin (fortress) is the heart of the town. Those who want... More 

Thank Al_Peter
St. Petersburg, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Veliky Novgorod is one of the oldest city in Russia. There are a lot of wonderful tourist attractions. And also around the city you can visit some great monasteries - Yuriev monastery, Perynskiy skit, Varlaam-Hutynskiy monastery, Nokolo-Vayzheshchskiy monastery.

Thank Liiloo
Montrose, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Velikiy Novgorod is maybe a bit of the main tourist map in Russia but it is only 1 hour from St Petersburg and 4 from Moscow using the fast train, SAPSAN. It is definitely worth coming here. The city has some of the oldest churches in Russia. The local Kremlin may not be as fabulous as the Moscow Kremlin but... More 

Thank Brian M
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

Interesting place to visit. It is the oldest Kremlin in Russia and has a great story behind it. At Sophie 's church is a must, very beautiful at the insight.

Thank Nati M
Murmansk, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

I spent entire day in Novgorod Kremlin. It is absolutely amazing and you can get in touch with history of ancient Russian city. There are several exhibitions in the museum where you can get and audio guide. I took the audio guide in Russian by I noticed that there were also other guides in English, German and French. There are... More 

Thank Artyom K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We saw the cathedral, millennium monument and war memorial. Great view of the walls from the bridge, ith the beach just below. A pleasant place for a stroll.

Thank Sandiefran
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68 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

The Kremlin in Novgorod is worth the visit! It is beautiful and quiet, full of history. Just sitting there and enjoy the view is relaxing as well.

Thank Gimabellini

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