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The Kremlin in Veliky Novgorod imageThe Kremlin in Veliky Novgorod

Day Schedule

➤ Optional tour: visit Faberge museum, Russian museum or go out of the megapolis to discover Veliky Novgorod

➤ Optional: evening Folk show "Feel yourself Russian!" at the Nikolaevsky Palace

Veliky Novgorod imageVeliky Novgorod

Veliky Novgorod

Veliky Novgorod stands on Volkhov River, the main waterway of the famous medieval trade route from the Varangians to the Greeks. The city was Russia's first capital in the 9th century, as well as a center for Orthodox spirituality, Russian democracy, literacy and architecture. The city boasts medieval monuments, churches and monasteries.

Veliky Novgorod is the place to discover the richness of Russia’s great and glorious history and the touch of the living antiquity. The ancient lands of Novgorod, the birthplace of Russia, is a must-see for a discerning traveler.

Orthodox beliefs and practices, literacy, ancient democracy, and statehood - everything that important for Russia was born here, in Veliky Novgorod. You will be taken ten centuries back and enjoy the old famous hospitality of Novgorod.

Folk show "Feel yourself Russian" imageFolk show "Feel yourself Russian"

Optional: Folkshow "Feel Yourself Russian" at the Nikolaevsky Palace

It is a unique performance, which allows feeling the history and soul of Russia. The classical music, performed by the quartet "Classique", create the gorgeous atmosphere of the XIX century. The show program includes Russian folklore songs and Orthodox hymns, performed by the "Peters Quartet". The group "Maidan" performs Cossack songs from Don, Kuban and other Cossack regions of Russia. Dancing ensemble "Stars of St. Petersburg" will perform lyrical dances of the Russian North, humorous choreographic miniatures of the Urals and Siberia, and of course the amazing stunts and famous Cossack dance.

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