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on October 30, 2020
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Here you can drink famous Novgorod mead. Just do not get carried away from a drink of ancient Novgorod, you can quickly get drunk, but we have ahead-of-town trip. By bus, taxi or your own car can be go to Yuryevo and visit another shrine Novgorod – Yurievsky monastery. According to tradition it was founded in 1030 by Prince Yaroslav the Wise, who in holy baptism was named George. In Russian, it sounds like Yuri, hence the name of the monastery. In 1119 the monastery by order of Prince Mstislav was laid out a beautiful Russian churches – St. George Cathedral. According to the Chronicle, it built the first known architects of Russian descent – one Peter.
The cathedral was the burial place of famous Russian dukes, and the center of the prince’s chronicles. Hence the impressive size of the building, conceding only temple Sofia, and the wealth of interior decoration. The monastery is the current – in the windless day ringing his bell clearly heard from the embankment of Novgorod. About a kilometer and a half of Tartu monastery is situated the Novgorod museum of wooden architecture or Vitoslavlice “(named after the village of the xii century.) where assembled a collection of religious, commercial and residential buildings, typical of the Novgorod region. In some you can freely enter and see the household items of medieval peasants. In “Vitoslavlice” Novgorod celebrate Shrovetide, and a number of national holidays. This also often visit the newlyweds.
The bride and groom are the main ancient Russian wedding rituals, giving thus a tribute to the folk traditions. If you get bored to be on the sidelines and want to create something popular with his own hands, go back to Novgorod, and visit the House of Folk Art in the street Bredova an animal. His teachers will tell you about the history of Russian folk costumes and crafts of Novgorod, acquaint with the products of craftsmen, and furthermore, as you take part in master classes on weaving birch bark, creating dolls twist or making people’s beads. In Novgorod there Another place where definitely should visit every lover of antiquity. Among the houses of the old part of town, on Ilyina street, there is a small church, known, meanwhile, almost every art critic in the world. Savior Transfiguration – one of the most remarkable monuments of the xiv century, famous for its unique frescoes. Created by a great artist of the – Theophanes the Greek, the images surprising performance skill, which is expressed in an unusual combination of courage and unerring accuracy .Novgorod and its environs extraordinarily beautiful from the water, so be sure to plan for an evening walk on the boat.
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on February 12, 2016
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Secluded island of the Ionian archipelago, near the Greek Peloponnese, Zakynthos – a place for the discerning. Shipwreck (Navagio) – the Most beautiful beach and one of the best beaches in the world according to the magazine Conde Nast Traveller Magazine. It is located in the eastern part of Island. The beach was named for the ship that in 1983, to smuggle cigarettes, which washed ashore, and then after many years around the vessel was formed beach. Remains of the ship are in the middle of a beautiful white sandy beach with crystal-clear water. The beach is surrounded by steep cliffs, which makes a stunning picture. Accessible only by sea, the beach gives us an idea of greatness and perfection.
It consists of small pebbles and blue hues of the sea and creates a unique kind of landscape, and shipwreck as if specially by the artist. On the northern headland of the island, in the town Shinari, is Amazing Blue Cave (Blue Caves): penetrating into it the sun's rays reflected in the sea water and create Amazing silver-blue glow. On the coast of the island you can see huge sea turtles' karretta-Caretta. " Cherapahi breed on the uninhabited island near Marathonissi from the coast, so the island was included in the natural reserves of Zakynthos organization wwf. Interestingly Zakynthos and its historical monuments. In the town Volimes remained impressive Venetian tower and ancient church decorated with frescoes by XI-XIV centuries, the capital of the island – a powerful fortress, also built by the Venetians. The island is literally mesmerizing wondrous beauty of nature, serenity and stillness, diffused through the air.
There is no mass tourism: Zakynthos – the perfect place for private relaxation. How to get to Zakynthos. By Air: Frequent flights to Zakynthos International Airport, including nonstop flights from many European and other world cities, or via Athens International Airport (flight duration 40 minutes). December 2020