Russia's Gem: Novgorod

Russia’s Gem: Novgorod

Novgorod is a town that is so beautiful with solid old churches, kremlin full of historic treasures and gorgeous tree-lined streets. There lives laid-back and friendly locals and one of its beauty is its access to the scenic countryside. Basically, Novgorod means 'new town' and ironically, it has been around since the 9th century! Varangian Norsemen Over the past 600 years, it has been Russia's most pioneering artistic and political centre. If you want to begin explore Russian's history, y... [ read more ]