The Kremlin of Novgorod (also Detinet) stands on the left bank of the Volchov River in Veliky Novgorod about two miles north of where it flows from Lake Ilmen. Overnight in Novgorod on the way to Moscow. This Kremlin has an interesting story behind it. Kremlin in Great Novgorod is one of the oldest standing Russian buildings and the history of the Kremlin is connected with the fate of the Great Novgorod. Nizhny Novgorod's cradle, the Kremlin, is the city's most important and largest landmark.