Russia – Novgorod Oblast

What to do here
 World Heritage Sites
  • Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings
 European Cities
  • Novgorod
 Railway, Metro, Funiculars, Cable Cars
  • Oktyabrskaya Railway (Murmansk-Moscow)
  • Sapsan
  • Novgorod: Novgorod Museum
 Castles, Palaces, Forts
  • Veliky Novgorod: Novgorod Kremlin
  • Drink kvas
  • Drink vodka with locals
  • Experience (at least) a night on a train
  • Play/hear balalaika
  • Sauna (plus swim in lake/river!)
  • Taste Pelmeni
  • Taste Pirog
  • Taste Pirozhki
  • Wear an ushanka
  • Novgorod: Millennium of Russia
 Open-Air Museums
  • Novgorod: Vitoslavlitsy
 The Dark Side
  • Staraya Russa: Museum of North-West Front
Snowy fortress of Novgorod
Veliky Novgorod
Veliky Novgorod Kremlin
Staraya Russa, Dostoevsky House Museum
St. George's Monastery
Veliky Novgorod - The Millennium of Russia monument in the Novgorod Kremlin
Velicky Novgorod; Sept. 2015