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Address: Novrogod Kremlin, Veliky Novgorod, Russia
Description: Shaped like a bell and surrounded by 128 bronze figures, this monument to...
Shaped like a bell and surrounded by 128 bronze figures, this monument to Russia's millennium honors the politicians and other people who most contributed to the development of the country between 862 and 1862.
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A very impressive monument with 129 figures depicting 1,000 years of Russia's history.

The detail on the figures was excellent,and there was some information in English. After viewing that you can walk up to the war memorial they are both inside the Kremlin walls. t

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Sydney
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

The detail on the figures was excellent,and there was some information in English. After viewing that you can walk up to the war memorial they are both inside the Kremlin walls. t

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

A great piece of art as well as a sharing & celebrating an array of wonderful things about Russia. Well worth visiting the Novgorod Kremlin.

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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

really great, reflecting people who influenced our history over past centuries - Tsars, heroes, poets, warriors....a good thing for Russians to check their historical skills and recognize figures on the Monument ;-)

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Toronto, Canada
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316 attraction reviews
424 helpful votes 424 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

In many respects, this is the “crown jewel” of the Novgorod Kremlin. Russians consider that their country was born in 862 when Rurik, a legendary Scandinavian chieftain came to the region and built a fort near the present-day city, after being invited by the local tribes to establish order following years of internecine fighting. One thousand years later, a competition... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

One of the most brilliant monument I have seen. The sculptures are in great details and they look alive!

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Monterrey
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176 reviews 176 reviews
91 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Our guide gave us a 15 minute explanation around the monument. It explains every part of the history of Russia from its beginning. I really liked this and hoped there was a book that would explain each part of it to take home with me.

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Go with a local guide to find out about the history of this monument. Really lovely working, the guide that I had was able to tell me about all the people on the top of the monument and some in the middle. It's really fascinating, the history.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

It give a good review about important people in history of Russia, but it is better to order a tour with guide, who will explain details of this monument.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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37 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

The bell is just incredible, and it's a good introduction to the Russian history as all the prominent Russians are carved here. It would be better to have a local guide to explain who's who on the bell to help you having a better understanding of this monument. If you are a cat lover, try to find a cute ginger... More 

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Israel
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139 reviews 139 reviews
74 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

This is huge bronze monument dedicated to luminaries that has contributed to Russia during first 1000 years of its existence. The number of figures is quit large, get good guidebook with its explanation or get a guide.

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