The Cathedral Saint Sophia was founded by Yaroslav the Wise in 1045-1050 as a public place of worship. It is one of the oldest stone construction in Russia and the first stone cathedral in Novgorod.
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The Facets Palace was built in 1433 by Russian and German architects in the Gothic style and hosted many receptions and solemn meetings.
The medieval building underwent many modifications and reconstructions... View mapLearn more
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The Kremlin of Novgorod or ”Detinets” (Kremlin in old Russian) is a monument of 10th - 12th century Russian architecture. Founded by prince Yaroslav the Wise, the Kremlin of Novgorod is the oldest... View mapLearn more
The monastery of Saint Anthony was founded in 1106 by Anthony the Roman who, according to a legend, had gotten all the way from Italy to this bank on a stone.
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The male monastery of Saint Yuri was founded by Novgorod's prince Yaroslavl the Wise in the 11th century, at the source of the river Volkho near Ilmen park. The monastery was used as an outpost for the... View mapLearn more
The monument to the ”Millennium of Russia” was erected to remind the important contribution of Novgorod to the political and cultural development of Russia. The main part of the monument is represented... View mapLearn more
The museum of Fine Arts has a large collection of Russian paintings from the 18th to the 20th century. It is located in the 19th century house that used to host the Assembly of Nobility.
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The ruins of Rurik's city are one of the largest and most famous European monuments of Vikings time. According to scientists, this ancient city was prior to the foundation of Novgorod. It was used as a... View mapLearn more
The Bell tower of Saint Sophia is a wall with five bay windows. It was mentioned for the first time in the fifteenth century. This kind of construction was invented under archpriest Euthyme II of Novgorod... View mapLearn more
The Yaroslav Court (Yaroslavovo Dvorische) and the ancient market (torg) are a Park-museum of history and architecture. This is where Yaroslav the Wise built his palace in the early 11th century. It was... View mapLearn more