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Tourist Route №4. Trade Side Sightseeing
Trade Side of Veliky Novgorod

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Tourist Route №2: Monuments at the Sophia Side of the City

Tourist Route №3: Yaroslav’s Court and the Ancient Market

1. Churches of St. Philip the Apostle and St. Nicholas the Wonderworker. The two churches were built in 1526 on Noutnaya Street by Novgorod and Moscow merchants on the site of an older, 14th century church.

2. Cathedral of Our Lady of the Sign. This church was built on the site of the old Church of the Holy Sign, which was erected for keeping the icon “Our Lady of the Sign” that protected Novgorod from an attack by the troops from Suzdal in 1170.

 3Church of the Transfiguration of Our Savior on Ilyina Street. The church is world famous for its wall-painting by Theophanes the Greek. It is the only church in the world that has manahed to preserve the frescoes by this Byzantine master who painted about 40 churches. 

4. Cinema museum is situated in a 5-minutes’ walk from Yaroslav's Court in a two-storied cultural monument of regional significance – the 19th century house of petty bourgeoise Butuzova. The museum's collection contains hundreds of unique exhibits dedicated to the most popular art.

5. Church of St. Theodore Stratilates on the Brook. This remarkable monument of Novgorod architecture was founded by a nobleman Simeon Andreevich. The building served as a model and inspiration for the next generations of architects. 

6. Novgorod Contemporary Art Centre. The goal of the center is to show to the Novgorod viewer (and also an interested tourist) the most significant events in Russian art of the XX-XXI century, at least the Northwest region. Using of the curator approach to try to organize “projects” that means to connect various “meanings”, to invent subjects and to include interactivity even in the usual forms of personal exhibitions.

7. Cathedral of the Nativity of Our Lady in St. Anthony's Monastery. According to a legend, the monastery was founded by St. Anthony from Rome who made a miraculous journey around Europe in three days and finally arrived in Novgorod by a floating stone. This stone has been still there, kept on the porch of the Cathedral of the Nativity of Our Lady (1117).

8. Church of St. John the Divine on Vitka, 1383 – 1384. The church used to be a part of a convent that unfortunately can be proved by no historical documents though. The church combines the pure simplicity and proportions.

9. Church of Boris and Gleb in Plotniki - The church was built by residents of Zapolskaya and Koniuhova Street with the participation of guests from Moscow and Novgorod. The church was built in 5 months. 

10. Near the church of Boris and Gleb there is a monument to Alexander Nevsky. The opening of the monument took place in 1985 - on the day of the 41st anniversary of Novgorod liberation from German occupants. The monument was created by architect Yuri Chernov. The Grand Prince is stepping forward with his cloak is fluttering behind his shoulders. In certain light (usually at sunset), it seems that the Prince has wings. In honor of the great Prince and the commander, his bust was also installed at the station square of the city.

If you walk from the monument along the embankment, named after Alexander Nevsky, you will reach the bridge that also bears his name.

11. Alexander Nevsky Embankment offers a unique view of Novgorod architecture monuments of various epochs: the Novgorod Kremlin, Alexander Nevsky Bridge, Novgorod Academic Drama Theater named after Feodor Dostoevsky. Walking along the promenade, you get acquainted with the modern monuments of Veliky Novgorod: the tourist girl, the drawing boy, the  smiling bear on a bench...

Tourist Route №2: Monuments at the Sophia Side of the City

Tourist Route №3: Yaroslav’s Court and the Ancient Market

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