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Veliky Novgorod in the region of Novgorod with it's 215,062 inhabitants is a town in Russia - some 304 mi (or 490 km) North-West of Moscow, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Veliky Novgorod is now 09:53 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Moscow" with an UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Rēzekne, Volkhovskiy, Staroye Rakomo, Spas-Nereditsy, Smolensk or Vitebsk. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Volkhov Beast (21 01 07)

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Two unknown creatures swimming in Volkhov river in the center of Veliky Novgorod city, Russia

Russian Women Are Tough Winter Swimmers

05:58 min ( December 22, 2009 by rk812)
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From winter swimming competition in Velikiy Novgorod. At -16C the camera battery got frozen quickly :(


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Interesting facts about this location

Saint Sophia Cathedral in Novgorod

The Cathedral of St.  Sophia in the Kremlin (or Detinets) in Veliky Novgorod is the cathedral church of the Archbishop of Novgorod and the mother church of the Novgorodian Eparchy.

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Located at 58.52, 31.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1040s architecture, 1050s architecture, 11th-century Eastern Orthodox church buildings, Cathedrals in Russia, Churches in Novgorod, Eastern Orthodox church buildings, Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings, Novgorod Republic, Russian Orthodox cathedrals, World Heritage Sites in Russia

Millennium of Russia

The Millennium of Russia is a famous bronze monument in the Novgorod Kremlin. It was erected in 1862 to celebrate the millennium of Rurik's arrival to Novgorod, an event traditionally taken as a starting point of Russian history. A competition to design the monument was held in 1859. An architect Viktor Hartmann and an artist Mikhail Mikeshin were declared the winners. Mikeshin's design called for a grandiose, 15-metre-high bell crowned by a cross symbolizing the tsar's power.

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Located at 58.52, 31.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1862 works, Bronze sculptures, Buildings and structures in Novgorod, Monuments and memorials in Russia, Outdoor sculptures in Russia, Russian Revival architecture, Visitor attractions in Novgorod Oblast

Antoniev Monastery

The Antoniev Monastery ("St Anthony's Monastery", Russian: Антониев монастырь) rivalled the Yuriev Monastery as the most important monastery of medieval Novgorod the Great. It stands along the right bank of the Volkhov River north of the city centre and forms part of the Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings, a World Heritage Site.

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Located at 58.52, 31.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:1110s architecture, 1117 establishments in Russia, Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings, Monasteries in Russia

Novgorod Airport

Airport Yurievo is one of the two airports in the city of Velikiy Novgorod, Russia (the other being Krechevitsy), located 4 km southwest of the city centre in Yurievo. Currently the airport is not operational. Yurievo was a busy airport in the Soviet era, with regular flights to Minsk, Moscow, Krasnodar and other destinations. After the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991, the airport became abandoned due to economic stagnation.

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Located at 58.52, 31.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Airports built in the Soviet Union, Airports in Novgorod Oblast, Buildings and structures in Novgorod

Yuriev Monastery

The St. George's (Yuriev) Monastery is usually cited as Russia's oldest monastery. It stands south of Novgorod on the left bank of the Volkhov River near where it flows out of Lake Ilmen. The monastery used to be the most important in the medieval Novgorod Republic. It is part of the World Heritage Site named Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings.

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Located at 58.52, 31.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:1110s architecture, Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings, Monasteries in Russia