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Novgorod the Great

Novgorod the Great

Duration:13 hours total
Includes:1 ticket and Transportation
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I've been taking tourists to Novgorod the Great for years -ancient history of Russia is my passion. I have a degree in linguistics from Saint Petersburg State University, degree from University of St. Thomas, Houston, Texas. I also graduated from National Guide School and, of course, have all required licenses of Novgorod.
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What we’ll do

Novgorod the Great was mentioned in our chronicles for the first time in 859. Everything in Novgorod is breathing with history, so during our tour we will speak about Rurik (the first legendary ruler of Russia), about Alexander Nevsky and how he saved the country in difficult times of the Mongol invasion, about best times of Novgorod with all kinds of crafts and trade flourishing. We will explore…

What else you should know

We will travel to Novgorod by fast train called "Lastochka." You will experience glimpses of local life as well as learn a lot about the history of ancient capital and will see many unique places.

What I’ll provide

Event tickets
Skip the line.
Train
Train tickets to Novgorod and back are included.

What to bring

It's a good idea to bring snacks for the long day, average cost of lunch in Novgorod is about 500 roubles.
Where comfortable shoes and clothes according to the weather.

Where you'll be

You will visit a small town approximately 300 km from Saint Petersburg, lost in dense forests. You will visit a medieval fortress (Novgorodian Kremlin) and several ancient churches, including the oldest in the Russian Federation - Holy Sofia (1045). Also, you will have a chance to visit an original unique craftsmen's production marketplace and try local food.

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests aged 18 and up can attend.

More tips

We will travel to Novgorod by fast train called "Lastochka." You will experience glimpses of local life as well as learn a lot about the history of ancient capital and will see many unique places.
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Novgorod the Great
New experience
From £77/person
New experience
From £77/person