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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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Must see in Russia

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

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.

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Montrose, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 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 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

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.

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Murmansk, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

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 

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Sydney
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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.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

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.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

At about 3 hours drive from St Petersburg it is well worth a trip if you have enough time in the area. The Kremlin is very impressive and contains interesting churches, museums and a huge memorial to the foundation of Russia.

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Kemerovo, Kemerovo, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Great example of ancient Russian city! You can almost feel the history while walking inside this great monument. Take notice of the great monument in the center - the monument of Russia 1000 years. Germans wanted to destroy it during ww2, but could not move it from the city.

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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Definitely liked the area, everything well-kept and in good order, good museums, churches and park area. Actually, a good exposition for those who want to imagine life of old-time Russia, and what I was really amazed with, that all the local guides and even ladies in the ticket-offices are absolutely fanatic to tell you about the monuments, history, etc. In... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

One thing good to travel in russia, all museum in it its really really cheap compare to other europe country.. Not advise to travel during winter time as ur extemities will froze really bad!! Make sure to wear thicker !! Its pretty nice view and surely worth a visit.. I spent almost half day in it n i really enjoy... More 

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