It is hard to say where the city of Veliky Novgorod ends and where the museum begins. About 50 of the most valuable monuments of ancient Russian architecture from the 11th–17th centuries have become a part of the city's contemporary living structure. When you walk around the city you can touch the rough walls of churches and see ancient frescoes. Novgorod Oblast contains centuries of history and rich cultural heritage that will be a true discovery for its visitors.
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