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A must-see! “Outer space” landscapes of the Yelnya swamp A must-see! “Outer space” landscapes of the Yelnya swamp
Bogs are called the “lungs of Europe”, “space on earth”, and even the “time machine” capable of carrying anyone thousands of years back...
What to see in Lida: Grand Duke Hiedymin’s castle, King Jahajla’s wedding, old brewery and open air festival What to see in Lida: Grand Duke Hiedymin’s castle, King Jahajla’s wedding, old brewery and open air festival
Lida’s most cherished heritage is the castle laid in 1323 by Grand Duke Hiedymin, the forefather of the legendary dynasty and the founder of Vilna, the capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. The Lida bastion is rightly considered unique because it was the first stone castle of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania in Belarus. It also served as a prototype of another famous castle, which was built later in the town of Mir by Duke Yuri Ilyinich, the governor of Lida...
What to see in Nesvizh: A UNESCO World Heritage site and many other attractions What to see in Nesvizh: A UNESCO World Heritage site and many other attractions
The legendary Nesvizh is worth seeing just for its magnificent 16th-century palace: a UNESCO World Heritage site, a former residence of the Radziwills, one of Europe's largest and most powerful families...
What to see in Gomel: Main tourist attractions and unsolved mysteries What to see in Gomel: Main tourist attractions and unsolved mysteries
At the end of the 18th century, the area around Gomel became part of the Russian Empire, and Catherine II awarded them to Count Piotr Rumyantsev. The Empress even earmarked money from the treasury to build a palace for him. The beautiful residence, which is the city’s architectural gem today, was built on the site of a wooden castle of the Czartoryski family, the former owner of the city. Over the years, the palace was rebuilt many times. With more new buildings added, the estate turned into one of the most impressive architectural ensembles of Eastern Europe. A great contribution to the development of the city and the residence was made by well-known diplomat and philanthropist Nikolai Rumyantsev, the renowned commander Ivan Paskevich and other representatives of the family…
What to see in Mogilev: Landmarks in the city over the Dnieper What to see in Mogilev: Landmarks in the city over the Dnieper
The city on the banks of the Dnieper River, which received the mysterious name of Mogilev, holds a special place in the history of Belarus. Centuries ago it was a border fortress, a land of honorable dynasties, a major trading hub of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, a gubernatorial center. During the First World War it hosted the Supreme Commander's HQ (stavka) and the residence of Emperor Nicholas II. In the run-up to the Second World War, Mogilev nearly became the capital of Belarus...
Beautiful, rare, unique: 10 eco-landmarks of Belarus which are worth seeing Beautiful, rare, unique: 10 eco-landmarks of Belarus which are worth seeing
The amazingly beautiful and pristine nature is Belarus asset! Indeed, Belarus has no high mountains or seas which traditionally attract travelers. But the country has many other beautiful places that are truly unique in Europe and even in the world. Find out more about them and we are sure you will want to see them with your own eyes...
Christmas and New Year 2020 in Belarus Christmas and New Year 2020 in Belarus
In Belarus, the weather can be unpredictable during these winter holidays: temperatures can be either Nordic cold or surprisingly mild. In any case, good mood and entertainment are guaranteed. The first days of December signal the time of Christmas fairs and sales, colorful street processions of fairy-tale characters and theatrical performances, unique rites, balls in ancient estates, castles and palaces and, of course, holiday tours and excursions around the country…
Brest’s Millennium: Guide to 1,000-year-old Brest and its vicinity Brest’s Millennium: Guide to 1,000-year-old Brest and its vicinity
Ancient Berestye, imperial Brest-Litovsk, interwar Brest-on-the-Bug, the heroic city of Brest…
What to See in Minsk: Top Attractions What to See in Minsk: Top Attractions
The Minsk guide will help you plan your trip to the Belarusian capital and map must-see places to suit your taste. We offer a collection of architectural, cultural, religious and sports attractions...
Grodno must-see landmarks and sights Grodno must-see landmarks and sights
The charming old ‘town of kings’ has the country’s largest ensemble of historical buildings, including two medieval castles. In addition, visitors from dozens of countries do not need visas if they stay in Grodno and the neighboring areas up to 10 days. Our travel guide features Grodno’s most popular tourist attractions...
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