Stood in front of this monument for half an hour, learning the story of Russia's multifaceted history. It is phenomenal.
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A tremendous monument to 1000 years of Russia, with reliefs of various famous people from Russian history all around. Set in the middle of the Kremlin with good views of all parts.
That's what we longed to see, being in Novgorod. Actually this Monument Millennium of Russia is located in Old Town of Novgorod, behind the Novgorod Kremlin Walls. And it is surrounded with other pearls of Novgorod russian medieval architecture, like Saint Sophia Cathedral, Pokrovskaya Tower,...More
This monument is really huge. You should order a tour quide while looking the monument to understand the purpose of this monument.
The Millennium of Russia Monument was erected in 1862 to commemorate Veliky Novgorod's 1,000th anniversary. It has been cast from over 60 tonnes of bronze and resembles a bell with sculptures of famous Russian figures from bygone years. I visited with a tour guide who...More
Old Novgorod is most interesting with its Kremlin and, across the river, the old merchant quarter. You will need to stay overnight if travelling from St P because of the distance.
Looks just like a monument, but it is interesting to hear the story around it. Established for the 1000ths birthday of Russia. On weekends once per day free of charge guided tour.
A monument to the history of the state in Russia.In the reign of Alexander the Liberator Russia celebrated its 1000th anniversary.The monument is symbolic and gorgeous.Historical figures,soldiers,writers,artists glorified the NAME of Russia! I recommend comprehend!
A grotesque entity, but every nation has its monuments in bad taste. If you enjoy this monstrosity, then you will probably also enjoy the horrendous monuments to Queen Victoria's reign in prominent places in London.