42 Sights in Veliky Novgorod, Russia (with Map and Images)

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1. Дворцовая башня

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Palace Tower is the quadrilateral blind tower of Novgorod Detites. The tower is a "square" of 10.2 × 11. 2 meters, with a height of 20 meters and a wall thickness of 2 meters on the second floor. The tower originally had six floors, and the vault of the lower floor was removed at the end of the 16th century. There are 37 holes and trenches in the tower. The lower part of the tower has two openings: one on the Detinets side and one on the Volkhov side. On the facade facing the source of Walhoff, there are decorative elements: three circular sockets, a narrow brick runner and a half shaft; Internal murals are preserved on several holes. On the inside of the Kremlin, adjacent to the tower is a 1400-year-old stone extension, which was rebuilt on the basis of archaeological excavations.

Wikipedia: Дворцовая башня (RU)

2. Митрополичья башня

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The Metropolis Tower is a cylindrical tower of Novgorod Detinets, a monument of military-defensive architecture of the XV century. The tower is round in plan, deaf, diameter 13.6 m, wall thickness - 3.1 m, wall height - 16.3 m, rubble foundations laid to a depth of 3.5 m. Erected in 1484-1499, possibly on an old basis. The tower is crowned by a ten-meter tent, restored according to the inventories of the XVII century. The walls of the tower, facing the moat, are cut by three tiers of vaulted loopholes of the XV century. The tiers of the tower are separated by wooden platforms connected by a system of stairs.

Wikipedia: Митрополичья башня (RU)

3. Покровская башня

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Pokrovskaya Tower is a quadrangular tower of Novgorod, Russia. Built at the end of the XVI century. Rectangular in plan 16 × 10.5 m with six combat tiers. The height of the tower with battlements is 18 m, and the thickness of the walls at the level of the first tier is more than 3 m. The tower is crowned with a thirteen-meter tent, the tower protrudes beyond the fortress wall by more than 9 m. The walls of the monument are cut by loopholes - 55 embrasures. Of all the ceilings, the box vaults of the two lower tiers have been preserved. Ancient wooden ties have been replaced by metal ones.

Wikipedia: Покровская башня (Новгородский детинец) (RU)

4. Church of the Transfiguration of Our Saviour on Ilyina Street

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The Church of the Transfiguration of the Savior is a former Russian Orthodox Church that stands on Ilyina (Elijah) Street in Veliky Novgorod just east of the Marketplace. The current building was built in 1374 and frescoed by Theophanes the Greek in 1378. Substantial portions of those frescoes still remain, including the Christ Pantocrator in the dome, a number of saints inside the south entrance, and The Old Testament Trinity in the western vestry, as well as others. The current building is now a museum, part of the Novgorod State Museum-Preserve.

Wikipedia: Church of the Transfiguration on Ilyina Street (EN)

5. Veliky Novgorod

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Veliky Novgorod, also known as just Novgorod (Новгород), is the largest city and administrative centre of Novgorod Oblast, Russia. It is one of the oldest cities in Russia, being first mentioned in the 9th century. The city lies along the Volkhov River just downstream from its outflow from Lake Ilmen and is situated on the M10 federal highway connecting Moscow and Saint Petersburg. UNESCO recognized Novgorod as a World Heritage Site in 1992. The city has a population of 224,286 (2021 Census).

Wikipedia: Veliky Novgorod (EN)

6. Церковь Петра и Павла на Сильнище (на Синичьей горе)

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Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul in Sinichya Gora (Russian: Церковь Петра и Павла на Синичьей горе, Tserkov Petra i Pavla na Sinichyey Gore) in Veliky Novgorod is one of Russia's oldest churches, dating from 1192. The church is located at the Saint Peter Cemetery, on the left (Sofiysky) bank of the Volkhov River, outside of the limits of the old city.

Wikipedia: Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Novgorod (EN)

7. Церковь Власия

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Tserkov Vlabia is an invalid Orthodox church in Veliky Novgorod, in the northern part of Lyudin, an end of 250 m from the Novgorod Detinz. It is located at the intersection of three streets - Meretskova - Volosova, Kaberova - Vlasyevskaya and Bolshaya Vlasyevskaya Street. It is a crucible, four -stain, one -headed, one -story, square, in plan, building with a three -lobed conclusion.

Wikipedia: Церковь Власия на Волосовой улице (RU)

8. Церковь Николая Чудотворца

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The Church of St. Nicholas the White is a defunct Orthodox church in Veliky Novgorod, the former temple of the abolished Nikolo-Belsky Monastery. Built in the XIV century, rebuilt in the XVII and XIX centuries. It is located on Bredova-Zverina Street, near the Zverin Monastery. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Historical Monuments of Novgorod and the Surrounding Area".

Wikipedia: Церковь Николы Белого (RU)

9. Церковь Фёдора Стратилата на Ручью

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The Church of Theodore Stratilat “on a stream” is an invalid Orthodox church in Veliky Novgorod 1360-1361 buildings. The classic monument of Novgorod architecture and one of the outstanding monuments of architecture of medieval Novgorod. Located at the intersection of Andreevskaya Street and Fyodorovsky Street. The architectural monument is museumified and open to visit.

Wikipedia: Церковь Феодора Стратилата на Ручью (RU)

10. Княжая башня

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Prince Tower is a quadrilateral unmanned tower in the southwest of Novgorod de Tinz. The plane of the tower is a "square" of 9 × 9. 8 meters, with a height of 18.5 meters and a wall thickness of 2 meters. Originally, the tower had six floors, with the first and third floors supported by brick vaults, but now the floors have been removed. The tower has an exit to the wall.

Wikipedia: Княжая башня (RU)

11. Златоустовская башня

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Zlatoustovskaya Tower is a quadrilateral blind tower of Novgorod Detinets. The tower has four floors and was built in the late 15th century. On the basis of early architecture. The tower takes its name from the nearby John Zlatuste Church, built in the 14th century and in existence until 1694, on the west side of the Kremlin, on the west side of the congregation building.

Wikipedia: Златоустовская башня (RU)

12. Знаменский собор

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The Cathedral of the Icon of the Mother of God "Sign" is an inactive Orthodox church in Veliky Novgorod near the Church of the Savior of the Transfiguration on Ilyina Street. It was founded in 1682 on the site of the dismantled temple of the XIV century - the Church of the Sign of the Mother of God. Now it is under the jurisdiction of the Novgorod Museum-Reserve.

Wikipedia: Знаменский собор (Великий Новгород) (RU)

13. Церковь Бориса и Глеба

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The Church of Boris and Gleb in Plotniki is a parish Orthodox church in Veliky Novgorod, located in the northwestern corner of the Plotnitsky end of the Trade Side, on the right bank of the Volkhov River. It was erected in 1536 on the site of an older church, which had previously been dismantled. It belongs to the Novgorod Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church.

Wikipedia: Церковь Бориса и Глеба в Плотниках (RU)

14. башня Кокуй

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Kokuy is a quadrangular deaf (impassable) tower in the south-western part of the Novgorod detinets, which differs from other towers in its peculiar shape and height. The tower is rectangular in plan, the area of its base is 8.5 × 10.4 m. The height of the tower with the dome is 38.5 m, the thickness of the walls at the level of the first tier is 2 m.

Wikipedia: Кокуй (башня) (RU)

15. Церковь Михаила Архангела на Торгу

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The church of the Archangel Michael for auction is an invalid Orthodox church in Veliky Novgorod. Built in the XIV century, rebuilt in the XV and in the XIX century. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Object "Historical Monuments of Novgorod and Equalisms." It forms a single complex and connects with the neighboring church of the Annunciation.

Wikipedia: Церковь Архангела Михаила на Торгу (RU)

16. Софийская звонница

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The star of St. Sophia Cathedral is an architectural monument of the XV-XVIII centuries in Novgorod Detinets. It is a multi-span wall-like puncture structure. For the first time in the chronicle it is mentioned in 1437, when there is information that during the flood the belfry fell into the Volkhov along with the fortress wall.

Wikipedia: Звонница Софийского собора (RU)

17. церковь Успения Пресвятой Богородицы в Колмово

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The Church of the Assumption of the Virgin In Kolmov is an Orthodox church in Veliky Novgorod, on the left bank of the Volkhov River in the northern part of the city. The former cathedral of the Kolmovsky Monastery, abolished in 1764, is now the parish church of the Novgorod Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church.

Wikipedia: Церковь Успения Богородицы в Колмово (RU)

18. Софийский собор

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The Cathedral of St. Sophia is the main Orthodox church of Veliky Novgorod, created in 1045-1050, the cathedral of the Novgorod Metropolis. For centuries it has been the spiritual center of the Novgorod Republic. The earliest of the ancient Russian temples preserved in the modern territory of Russia.

Wikipedia: Софийский собор (Новгород) (RU)

19. Магдебургские врата

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The Magdeburg gates are the Romanesque bronze gates of the mid -12th century, located on the western side of the Sofia Cathedral in Novgorod, where the main entrance to the temple was located. Now they open only during the holidays, when the archbishop of Novgorod and Starorussky is serving.

Wikipedia: Магдебургские врата (RU)

20. Церковь Димитрия Солунского

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The Church of Dimitry of Solunsky - the parish Orthodox Church in Veliky Novgorod, near the crossroads of the streets of the Fedorovsky stream and Bolshaya Moskovskaya. Belongs to the Novgorod diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church. In the immediate vicinity of it is the church of Clement.

Wikipedia: Церковь Димитрия Солунского (Великий Новгород) (RU)

21. Вечный огонь

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The memorial "Eternal Flame of Glory" in Veliky Novgorod is located on the territory of Novgorod Detinets between Zlatoust and the now non-existent Resurrection Tower. The authors are Leningrad artists and architects Y. A. Svirsky, V. M. Skorokhodov, E. M. Rapoport, P. Y. Yushkantsev.

Wikipedia: Вечный огонь славы (мемориал, Великий Новгород) (RU)

22. церковь Иоанна Богослова на Витке

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The Church of Johann Bogoslov on the Vitka is an Orthodox church in Veliky Novgorod, on the right bank of the Volkhov River, at the confluence of a small river Vitka. Since 2001, it belongs to the St. Petersburg and Tver Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Old Believers Church.

Wikipedia: Церковь Иоанна Богослова на Витке (RU)

23. церковь Александра Невского

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The chain of the holy well -owned great prince Alexandra Nevsky is the Orthodox Church in Veliky Novgorod, on the banks of the Verija River. Former church of the 1st Teacher Seminary in Grigorov. Now the parish temple of the Novgorod diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church.

Wikipedia: Церковь Александра Невского (Великий Новгород) (RU)

24. Костёл Петра и Павла

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The temple of the holy apostles Peter and Paul is a Catholic temple in Veliky Novgorod. Belongs to the northwestern region of the Archbishop of the Mother of God. Architectural monument. The temple has a library of spiritual literature, charitable organ concerts are held.

Wikipedia: Храм Святых Апостолов Петра и Павла (Великий Новгород) (RU)

25. церковь Сретения Господня

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The Church of the Lord's Meeting is a parish Orthodox church in Veliky Novgorod, the former church of the Anthony Monastery. It belongs to the Novgorod Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church. Built in the XVI century. It forms a single building with a refectory chamber.

Wikipedia: Церковь Сретения Господня (Антониев монастырь) (RU)

26. Церковь Параскевы-Пятницы

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The Church of the Parasques Pyatnitsa for auction is an invalid Orthodox temple in Veliky Novgorod, which is part of the architectural complex of the Yaroslava Courtyard. It is a cross -domed, three -nave, four -stage building with one chapter and three apsides.

Wikipedia: Церковь Параскевы-Пятницы на Торгу (RU)

27. Никитский корпус

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The Nikitsky Korpus is a historical building on the territory of the Novgorod Kremlin, built in the XV-XIX centuries. It is located in the north-eastern part of the territory of the lord courtyard, from the fortress wall in the direction of the Sofia Cathedral.

Wikipedia: Никитский корпус (RU)

28. Церковь Георгия на Торгу

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The Church of the Great Martyr Georgia to the trading is located in the northern part of the Yaroslav’s courtyard in Veliky Novgorod, at the intersection of Bolshaya Moskovskaya and Ilyina Street. In the immediate vicinity is the Church of John on the flags.

Wikipedia: Церковь Георгия на Торгу (RU)

29. Церковь Иоанна на Опоках

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The Church of John the Baptist on the Rounds is an invalid Orthodox temple in the Yaroslavl Courtyard in Veliky Novgorod. Located to the west of the Church of George for auction. The main throne of the Church was consecrated in honor of John the Baptist.

Wikipedia: Церковь Иоанна на Опоках (RU)

30. Церковь Успения на Торгу

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The Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary on a trading is an invalid Orthodox temple in Veliky Novgorod in the Yaroslavl Courtyard. Built in 1458 on the foundation of the temple of the XII century. Nearby is the Church of Paraskeva-Friday.

Wikipedia: Церковь Успения на Торгу (RU)

31. собор Рождества Пресвятой Богородицы

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The Church of the Nativity of the Theotokos is a katholikon completed in 1122 in the Monastery of St. Antony, Veliky Novgorod. Dedicated to the Nativity of the Theotokos, it is one of the few buildings surviving in Russia from the early 12th century.

Wikipedia: Katholikon of the Antoniev Monastery (EN)

32. Воскресенская арка

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The Voskresenskaya Arch, a passageway arch on the walls of the Kremlin in Novgorod, was built in the early 19th century on the ruins of the destroyed Voskresenskaya Tower. The arch is the entrance to Kremlin territory from the side of Sophia Square.

Wikipedia: Воскресенская арка (RU)

33. Пречистенская арка

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Prechistenskaya Arka is a travel arch in the wall of the Novgorod Kremlin, built in the early XIX century on the site of the destroyed Prechistenskaya Tower. The arch serves as the entrance to the territory of the Kremlin from the Volkhov side.

Wikipedia: Пречистенская арка (RU)

34. Monument Millennium of Russia

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The Millennium of Russia is a 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 the history of Russian statehood.

Wikipedia: Millennium of Russia (EN)

35. Белая (Алексеевская) башня

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Alekseevskaya Tower is the only surviving stone tower in the city of Orknia in the city of Great Novgorod. It was built in the 16th century to defend the city from the south. It is named after the wooden church of Alexei, the man of God.

Wikipedia: Алексеевская башня (RU)

36. Novgorod Kremlin

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The Novgorod Detinets, also known as the Novgorod Kremlin, is a fortified complex (detinets) in Veliky Novgorod, Russia. It stands on the left bank of the Volkhov River about two miles north of where it empties out of Lake Ilmen.

Wikipedia: Novgorod Detinets (EN)

37. Стела Город Воинской Славы

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The monument-stele "City of Military Glory" is a monument created to commemorate the awarding of the honorary title of the Russian Federation "City of Military Glory" to the city of Veliky Novgorod. It was opened on May 8, 2010.

Wikipedia: Стела «Город воинской славы» (Великий Новгород) (RU)

38. Антониев монастырь

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Antoniev Monastery, a abolished monastery in Novgorod, is one of the centers of spiritual life in the Republic of Novgorod. It is located on the right bank of the Walhoff River, north of the city center. Address: St. Antonovo.

Wikipedia: Антониев монастырь (Новгород) (RU)

39. Кордегардия у Петербургской заставы

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Cordegardia, near the St. Petersburg outpost, is a guard room that marks the boundaries of the city of Novgorod from the St. Petersburg side. It is located on Bolshaya St. Petersburgskaya Street on the Okolny Gorod Line.

Wikipedia: Кордегардия у Петербургской заставы (RU)

40. Пантелеймоновская церковь

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The temple of St. Panteleimon the healer is an Orthodox temple in Novgorod, at the Nereevsky end on the Sofia side. Belongs to the Novgorod diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church, assigned to the Pokrovsky temple.

Wikipedia: Николо-Кочановская церковь (RU)

41. Зверин монастырь

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The Zverin Monastery is a monastery in Veliky Novgorod, located on the left bank of the Volkhov River, north of the Kremlin. This is one of the oldest Russian monasteries, founded before the 12th century.

Wikipedia: Zverin Monastery (EN)

42. церковь Феодора Стратилата на Щиркове улице

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The Church of Theodore Stratilat on Shchirov Street - the parish Orthodox Church in Veliky Novgorod, at the Nerevskiy end on the Sofia side. Belongs to the Novgorod diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church.

Wikipedia: Церковь Фёдора Стратилата на Щиркове улице (RU)

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