The greatest happiness is to know the source of unhappiness. - Dostoevsky

Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children's future. And we are all mortal. - John F. Kennedy


Novgorod, city in western Russia, capital of Novgorod Oblast, on the Volkhov River, near Lake Il'men'. One of the oldest cities in Russia, Novgorod was founded as early as the 5th or 6th century.

The following is a list of sites describing Novgorod and Novgorod region. We hope this list will continue to grow as more communities become represented on the World Wide Web so please be sure to let us know if you are aware of any other sites.

  • 10 Months in Russia -- A Cruise on the Volga -- Novgorod *

    Michael Scott's account of his cruise down the Volga and visit to the city of Novgorod (with photos).

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Novgorod *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Novgorod Photo Tour *

    A tour through Novgorod with Nick Mikhailovsky's photos.

  • Novgorod Wooden Architecture Museum Photo Tour *

    Again, breathtaking pictures of architecture by Nick Mikhailovsky.

  • The Churches of Novgorod *

    Several photos of some of the churches and monastaries of Novgorod.

  • UNESCO - Historic Monuments of Novgorod and surroundings *

    A description and photos of this World Heritage site.

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    Take a walk about Penza. . .



    . . with your guides Alexey Tikhonov and Roman Felixov who have put together a nice web site entitled "Penza - Some Pages of Russian History" -- introducing visitors to their home city.