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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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Absolutely amazing place

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
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Murmansk, Russia
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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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Clutton
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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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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Veliki Novgorod is a modern clean, green town with good facilities.The St Sophia Cathedral with its famous bell tower and the bronze bell Millennium structure with sculptures of great Russians such as Peter the Great, Tschaikovsky, Dostoevsky and others are mind-boggling. In this enclave one can also see the Chamber of Facets, a Gothic church built in the sixteenth century,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Not comparable with its Moscow counterpart, it nevertheless offers a different but worthwhile experience. It, too, is built close to a river (Volkhov), and a section of the still-intact walls (though much repaired over the 8 centuries-plus since their initial construction) is adjacent to a sandy beach. 9 of its 12 towers still stand, and the 41 meter-high Kukui Tower... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Loved our day at the Kremlin. Founded in the 10th century, Novgorod is very rich in history and is one of the oldest cities of modern Russia. The Kremlin contains the oldest palace in Russia (Chamber of the Facets). We particularly enjoyed visiting the open air museum of wooden architecture and St. Sophia Cathedral (don't miss the frescoes and the... More 

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Address: Sofiyskaya Storona, Veliky Novgorod, Russia
Phone Number: 8(8162) 77-36-08
Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Northwestern District  >  Novgorod Oblast  >  Veliky Novgorod

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