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Novgorod Veliky (the Great)

train from Moscow - 5-6 hours
train from St.-Petersburg - 2-3 hours

(Locator); (Russia Tourist Map)...Novgorod Veliky (population ~ 200,000) is one of Russia's most historic cities. It's history traces back to 859. The city is located on Volkhov River 300km south of St. Petersburg and 600km north of Moscow. It can be reached by train, bus or car. There is a lot to see and experience in Novgorod. Among top popular sites are: St. Sophia Cathedral, Novgorod Kremlin (Detinets), St. George's (Yuriev) Monastery, Antoniev Monastery. Enjoy the Our Lady of the Sign in St. Sophia Cathedral and other relics of Byzantine, Western European, and Russian art. Many experts of Russian art consider Novgorod to be a Russian Florence; no other Russian city has managed to preserve so many ancient architectural monuments adorned with wall murals.


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