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Millennium of Russia

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Address: Novrogod Kremlin, Veliky Novgorod, Russia
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Shaped like a bell and surrounded by 128 bronze figures, this monument to...

Shaped like a bell and surrounded by 128 bronze figures, this monument to Russia's millennium honors the politicians and other people who most contributed to the development of the country between 862 and 1862.

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The idea of opening 1862 the monument belonged to Tsar Alexander II and was supported by historians. The monument "Millennium of Russia" decided to install it in Novgorod... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2016
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Moscow, Russia

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Moscow, Russia
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74 reviews
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Reviewed 25 February 2016

The idea of opening 1862 the monument belonged to Tsar Alexander II and was supported by historians. The monument "Millennium of Russia" decided to install it in Novgorod. Monument was placed on the area between the Sophia cathedral and the government offices. His height over 15 meters. The shape of the monument was associated with two important symbols of Russia... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2016

I did not realize the strong ties Russia had with the Byzantine empire. Western historians claim it is dead and does not exist. Visiting the The Monument to the Millennium of Russia, proved that Byzantium is alive and well. The Monument was built in 1862 to commemorate 1,000 years of Russian history. I was impressed with the large Byzantine crosses... More 

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

The monument is from 1862, and is dedicated to the great man of Russia until then (but not all of them). You will like this is you have a native guide or a good guidebook.

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St.-Petersburg
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015

The monument is built in the bell shape with the sculptures of people who played the most important role in russian history untill the end of the 19-th century. One may see how Alexander Nevski, Peter the greate, St.Vladimir and other remarkable russian people looked like. The monument is very symbolic.

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Montrose, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2015

To properly tell the story of Russia available from this structure, you really need an experienced guide. We had one who was excellent and it took him a good 45 minutes to explain everything covered here. It really is amazing how such a complicated history can be contained in one monument.

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Sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2015

The detail on the figures was excellent,and there was some information in English. After viewing that you can walk up to the war memorial they are both inside the Kremlin walls. t

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015

A great piece of art as well as a sharing & celebrating an array of wonderful things about Russia. Well worth visiting the Novgorod Kremlin.

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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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Reviewed 14 January 2015

really great, reflecting people who influenced our history over past centuries - Tsars, heroes, poets, warriors....a good thing for Russians to check their historical skills and recognize figures on the Monument ;-)

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 18 November 2014

In many respects, this is the “crown jewel” of the Novgorod Kremlin. Russians consider that their country was born in 862 when Rurik, a legendary Scandinavian chieftain came to the region and built a fort near the present-day city, after being invited by the local tribes to establish order following years of internecine fighting. One thousand years later, a competition... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2014

One of the most brilliant monument I have seen. The sculptures are in great details and they look alive!

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