What does every tourist need to know about Veliky Novgorod?
Veliky Novgorod one of the most ancient cities of Russia, is the center of the Novgorod region. The city was founded near the Volkhov River, located on the Priilmenskaya lowland.Also, Novgorod the Great is included in the union of the Great Hansa, therefore every summer marks the day of the foundation of the Hanseatic League.
The climate of Veliky Novgorod is temperate continental. Winter lasts from the beginning of November to the beginning of April, the average temperature is –15 ° C. Summer is quite warm, the average July temperature is +17.5 ° C.Ecology Veliky Novgorod is considered to be very clean, almost all streets are littered with a large number of trees and shrubs. The only source of pollution is a chemical plant, but it is located outside the city, so as such, there is no cause for concern. Veliky Novgorod is a major road transport and an important railway junction. Developed and public transport.
Cultural and entertainment program
Initially, Veliky Novgorod gives the impression of an old and non-modern city, where the main occupation is the endless visiting of various excursions, but, in fact, there are plenty of places available to any visitor.
For example, if you miss cultural events, then the Novgorod Academic Drama Theater. F. M. Dostoevsky and the Novgorod Folklore Theater "Kudesy" just for you.
Want to get into the real ostrich kingdom? Then the country club "Ilmen" is waiting for you. If you come with your family, we advise you to visit the creative studios of the Association of People's Creative Initiatives and the Paraskeva School of Traditional Culture, you will get a lot of positive emotions, as well as knowledge!
For lovers of old architecture, sights such as Yaroslav's Court with many churches and of course the Kremlin itself or as it is called “Detinets” are obligatory to visit.
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Restaurants and cafes
There are a lot of places in Veliky Novgorod where you can have a tasty and tight meal. The most popular and, respectively, far from cheap restaurants are Frigate Flagship and Berg House, which specialize in merchant cuisine. If you need set meals and fast service, then you can go to the Big Spoon dining room. If you want to try more “exotic” dishes, then “Sovereign” is ready to surprise you with bear meat dishes, the cafe “Jamie” - elk meatballs.Peaceful and affable Veliky Novgorod is waiting for you, who is ready to meet and surprise with joy with its national color.