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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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A monument depicting 1,000 years of Russian history

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 October 2016
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Wellington, New Zealand

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Tallinn, Estonia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This monument is really huge. You should order a tour quide while looking the monument to understand the purpose of this monument.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

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 gave a fascinating description of many of the sculptures and the role those people played... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

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.

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

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.

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

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!

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

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.

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Oklahoma City, Ok, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Stopped here during a bit of free time during our walking tour of the Kremlin, Was fun to sit and people watch!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Given to the people of Norgorov as a gift from the Russian President on their millennium birthday after being founded in 864, this sculpture depicts famous Russian rulers, musicians and artists and a great image of the world.

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 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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