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Novocherkassk  – The Cossack Capital

The last Cossack capital Novocherkassk was founded in 1805 by Ataman Matvey Platov.

Novocherkassk offers to its visitors a number of historical highlights such as the Ataman Palace, the Triumphal Arch, the officers’ assembly building, nobility mansions, and, of course, the Ascension Cathedral built in New Byzantine style in the second half of the 19th century. It is one of the biggest cathedrals in Russia.

Novocherkassk Cossack History Museum opened in 1899 is the oldest in the Don Region. Its reserves contain 154000 items, including the regalia of the Don Cossacks, its banners and diplomas.

Call +7 (863) 26-88-900 for more details.