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Explore Veliky Novgorod in Russia

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

Interactive map of Veliky Novgorod

Current time in Veliky Novgorod is now 11:38 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Moscow " with a 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, and Smolensk. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Rēzekne . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Veliky Novgorod ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Volkhov Beast (21.01.07)

0:26 min by Revinsky
Views: 108974 Rating: 4.52

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

Russian Women Are Tough Winter Swimmers

5:58 min by rk812
Views: 46607 Rating: 4.32

From winter swimming competition in Velikiy Novgorod. At -16C the camera battery got frozen quickly :( ..


Renault Koleos (Продолжение)

8:07 min by RenaultNov
Views: 18021 Rating: 5.00

Презентация Renault Koleos. Авто-М (Великий Новгород). ..

Фейерверк, Великий Новгород, 2011-06-11

10:50 min by Павел Москалев
Views: 3434 Rating: 5.00

11 июня 2011 в Великом Новгороде ночным яхт-шоу и фейерверком открылись русские ганзейские дни и День города. ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings

Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings is a composite World Heritage Site which includes a number of medieval monuments in and around Veliky Novgorod, Russia. The site was inscribed in 1992.

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Located at 58.52 31.29 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings, Visitor attractions in Novgorod Oblast, World Heritage Sites in Russia

Yaroslav's Court

Yaroslav's Court (Russian: Ярославово Дворище, Yaroslavovo Dvorishche) was the princely compound in the city of Novgorod the Great. Today it is roughly the area around the Trade Mart, the St. Nicholas Cathedral, the Church of St. Procopius, and the Church of the Myrrh-bearing Women. The Trade Mart renovated and heavily modified in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, is all that is left of the princely palace itself.

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Located at 58.52 31.28 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings, Novgorod Republic

Novgorod Kremlin

Novgorod Kremlin stands on the left bank of the Volkhov River in Veliky Novgorod about two miles north of where it empties out of Lake Ilmen.

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Located at 58.52 31.28 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings, Kremlins, Visitor attractions in Novgorod Oblast

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 1 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

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./Long.); Less than 1 km 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

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Veliky Novgorod