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In Veliky Novgorod on the oldest street will install a memorial plaque

April 17 2006

On the International Day for Monuments and Sites, tomorrow April 18 in Veliky Novgorod will be installed a memorial plaque in honor of the oldest streets of the city, which has existed for about 900 years.

The Department of Cultural Heritage mayor of Novgorod reported that a plaque will be at home on the street N57/12 Glorious.

The street got its name from the chronicle of the tribe word, which was settled at the time of Veliky Novgorod. By the end of X century, historians have attributed its original name.

When redevelopment of Novgorod in 1778 after the toponym "Nice Street" was retained and not changed to date.

The street runs parallel to the Grand Chamber of the Moscow street on the side of the embankment and connects with A. Hevskogo ul.Fedorovsky creek. She attributes most important city-forming complexes Grand Hovgoroda - Great Bridge Trading, Sovereign Court - with the southern cape of Commerce, where she was crossing the road to the ancient settlement where residents were invited to the reigning Prince of Novgorod.

"That was the main artery of the city, the first street on which rode celebrity guests from central and north-eastern Russia, the most honorable of them have gates greeted the delegation of the citizens", - told the town hall.

For more than 10 streets in the central part of Novgorod are one of the houses information and a commemorative plaque with an explanation of the name. Tells Interfax

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