Veliky Novgorod: a cradle of Ancient Russia

Veliky Novgorod is known as a cradle of Ancient Russia. It was founded during the 10th century, which makes it one of the oldest cities in Russia. The city is situated between Moscow and Saint Petersburg and has a very rich and distinct history. So, in case you happen to be in the area, I… Continue reading


A day in Veliky Novgorod with Liden & Denz

a view from Veliky Novgorod

Saturday started a bit earlier than most days – 06.45 am ten students and a staff member from Liden & Denz met outside Moskovskiy train station. The plan was to spend the day in Veliky Novgorod (Novgorod the Great), a three-hour train ride south-east from Saint Petersburg. Liden & Denz regularly arrange guided tours and… Continue reading