One of Russia’s most ancient cities, Veliky Novgorod is awash with medieval architecture and historical monuments. From the walled Novgorod Kremlin - containing Russia’s oldest palace, bell, and clock tower - to the grandeur of the Cathedral of St. Sophia, visitors will find plenty of sights to enjoy.
In the centre of Veliky Novgorod lies the glittering Volkhov River. It divides the Kremlin from the old commercial centre, Yaroslav’s Court - a bustling area of arcades and domed churches. On the bank of this river, in the centre of Veliky Novgorod, guests will find the Park Inn by Radisson Veliky Novgorod Hotel.
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Things to do in Veliky Novgorod
The best way to get a feel for Veliky Novgorod is to walk around and enjoy the architecture, as you will find some unmissable sights.
In the Kremlin’s central plaza, guests cannot miss the Millennium of Russia, an imposing bronze monument built to commemorate a thousand years of Russian history. This centrepiece of Veliky Novgorod consists of a giant central bell surrounded by statues of tsars, artists, generals and other famous people from Russia’s past.
To delve further into the city, guests may want to visit the Museum of Wooden Architecture. Located in a forest around 20 minutes north of Veliky Novgorod, it contains reconstructions of wooden buildings from all over Novgorod and gives a fascinating insight into village life in Russia in centuries past.
Stay at the Park Inn by Radisson Veliky Novgorod Hotel
Relaxing in a comfortable Novgorod hotel
is a perfect way to end a long day of exploring, shopping in markets and sampling local mead.
Staying at the Park Inn by Radisson Veliky Novgorod Hotel hotel puts guests right in the centre of Veliky Novgorod, just a short stroll from the Novgorod Kremlin
, with tranquil views of the park and the Volkhov River. The hotel's saunas, scenic grounds and Austrian beer cellar also offer a variety of ways to unwind.
Start your Russian adventure now, by booking a room at the Park Inn by Radisson Veliky Novgorod Hotel.