Velikiy Novgorod is one of the most ancient cities in Russia. It was the greatest international trade center on the Baltic-Volga commercial route that connected northern Europe with Asia in the past. It had become a powerful ecclesiastical center since X century. During our walking tour we will visit the main sightseeing attractions, such as: Yaroslav’s court, the second historical center after the Kremlin, Faceted Palace, built in 1433 jointly with German masters, St. Sophia Cathedral,the most ancient church of Russia. And we will definitely walk around the whole territory of the Kremlin of Novgorod. By the way, Kremlin was related to the most prominent events in the past, such as: hosting foreign embassies, seeing-off warriors to fight the enemy, convening vetches meetings. We will see the most popular monument “ Millennium of Russia” in the central part of the Kremlin Square, erected in 1862. And we will definitely see the exhibition of ancient jewelry and decorative-applied art of the X to early XX centuries in the Faceted chamber.
Enjoy the greatness of the historical highlights in medieval Novgorod.