An exciting journey to ancient Novgorod

Tour Number

Activity Level

756552


Categories

City, Day Trip / Out of Town, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (fluent), English (fluent)

Great Novgorod sights - Private tour st petersburg


Novgorod is the capital of the old Russian state and locates 130 km South. There are remained buildings of the 11th and 12th centuries. We will have the opportunity to learn and see the life of the peasants, visit the oldest Russian monasteries, taste Russian delicacies. In St. George monastery you will learn about the development of Christianity in Russia. In the Museum of wooden architecture "Vitoslavlitsy" restored the whole ancient village with streets, houses and churches. The oldest survived Kremlin in the country will tell about Russia before Moscow unified the principalities and became the capital. The territory of Yaroslav's court is located on the right Bank of the Volkhov river opposite the southern part of the Kremlin and has been known for a long time. It was here that the famous Novgorod trade located - ships of merchants of Hanse wanted to sell their goods in Novgorod shops.

Itinerary

8 am Meeting, drive to Great Novorod
10. 30 am first stop - Yaroslavovo Dvoristche (Courtyard), it was one of the places of Veche meetings,
photo stops on Volhov river,
11. 30 am walk through Novgorod Kremlin,
tasting gingerbread and local drinks,
visit of Sofiisky Cathedral built in 1040s, battle passage,
1. 30 pm Lunch break
3. 00 pm visit of St. George monastery, the church is monument of ancient Russian architecture of the pre-Mongol period,
4. 15 pm visit of Museum of wooden architecture "Vitoslavlitsy"
Finish by 5 pm
Way back, end up around 8 pm.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 12 hours

Transportation

Private car or minivan

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Other: Payment for services of a guide, transportation and driver

Estimated Local Cash Needed

500 rubles - The lunch costs about 500 rubles per person and you always can pay by credit card

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks
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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    756552


    Categories

    City, Day Trip / Out of Town, Museums / Culture

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes.

    Friendly: Yes.

    Maximum travelers: 6

    Language(s)

    explanation

    Spanish (fluent), English (fluent)

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