The history of Great Novgorod dates back more than 1200 years.
Nowadays Great Novgorod is a city-museum on the territory of which dozens of monuments of architecture and art of the XII-XVII centuries are located. This is one of the centers of the spiritual life of modern Russia. There are three active Orthodox monasteries within the city.
An open-air museum "Vitoslavlitsy" is very popular among Novgorodians and visitors of the city where real dwelling houses, churches, chapels, farm buildings and other monuments of wooden architecture of the XVII-XIX centuries are collected and represented.
The Kremlin City Fortress
Russia Millennium Monument
Museum of Folk Wooden Architecture "Vitoslavlitsy"
Cathedral of St. Sophia