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Russia, Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings

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Location Novgorod Oblast, Russia
Coordinates N58 31 59.988 E31 16 59.988
Date of Inscription 1992

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Situated on the ancient trade route between Central Asia and northern Europe, Novgorod was Russia's first capital in the 9th century. Surrounded by churches and monasteries, it was a centre for Orthodox spirituality as well as Russian architecture. Its medieval monuments and the 14th-century frescoes of Theophanes the Greek (Andrei Rublev's teacher) illustrate the development of its remarkable architecture and cultural creativity.

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