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Discover Goroshkovo in Russia

Goroshkovo in the region of Novgorod is a town located in Russia - some 303 mi or ( 488 km ) North-West of Moscow , the country's capital .

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Local time in Goroshkovo is now 01:40 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Moscow " with a UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Zabolot'ye, Yerunovo, Staroye Rakomo, Staraya Mel'nitsa, and Smolensk. When in this area, you might want to check out Zabolot'ye . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Goroshkovo ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Arkazhsky Monastery

The Arkazhy Monastery was one of the most important monasteries of medieval Novgorod the Great. It stood about two miles south of the city and just west of the Yuriev Monastery. All that remains of it today is the Church of the Assumption of the Mother of God, which is visible on the road out to the Yuriev Monastery. The foundations of the medieval monastery were excavated by Soviet archaeologists in 1961.

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Located at 58.49 31.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: 1153 establishments in Russia, Christian monasteries established in the 12th century, Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings, Monasteries in Russia, Religious organizations established in the 1150s, Russian Orthodox monasteries

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 58.49 31.24 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km 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 58.49 31.29 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: 1110s architecture, Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings, Monasteries in Russia

Saviour Church on Nereditsa

The Saviour Church on Nereditsa (Russian: Церковь Спаса на Нередице, Tserkov Spasa na Nereditse) is an orthodox church built in 1198. It is one of Russia's oldest churches. The Transfiguration Church, located in Novgorodsky District of Novgorod Oblast, Russia, 1.5 kilometres south of Veliky Novgorod in the village of Spas-Nereditsy on the right bank of the Volkhov River on a small Nereditsa Hill next to the Rurik hillfort.

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Located at 58.50 31.31 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: 1190s architecture, Churches in Novgorod, Eastern Orthodox church buildings, Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings, Russian Orthodox cathedrals

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./Long.); Less than 20 km 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