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Tour Brest - Belovezhskaja pushcha (2 days)

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Distance: 900 km
Duration: 2 day
Kind: Bus-Walking tours
Language of training: Russian

You will visit places surprising and attractive. Brest city will tell about "highlight" - here, the lamplighter manually lights lamps. The Brest fortress-hero will meet by the song “Sacred War” that it became the anthem of those terrible years, and will tell about defense of a citadel. And you will be able to learn more about the Belarusian nature in the most ancient forest area of Europe - in Bialowieza Forest.

The excursion program

The excursion program - Brest - Belovezhskaja pushcha (2 days)

  • 1day
  • Gathering the group
    Gathering the group Belarus, Minsk, railway station, 1st floor, Central escalator, (metro station Ploshcha Lenina)
  • Moving
    Moving in Brest (350 km)
  • Check in
    Check in
  • Lunch
  • Attraction
    Attraction Brest Fortress
    During the excursion before you pages of history of terrible days of the beginning of war when at sunrise on June 22, 1941 the garrison of the Brest fortress the first assumed blows of fascist aggressors will open and more than a month held the fort in a full environment. Already on an entrance you will be met by a shrill voice of Yu. Levitan with the government message about attack on the Soviet Union of troops of fascist Germany and the song by A. Alexandrov the «Sacred war» which became the anthem of those years. On May 8, 1965 fortresses the rank «fortress hero» is given.
  • Museum
    Museum Museum of the defense of the Brest fortress
    The Museum of the defense of the Brest fortress is a museum whose exposition reflects not only the military actions of 1941 on the territory of the fortress, but also the history of its construction, as well as the largest battles of the Great Patriotic War and the liberation of Belarus from Nazi invaders. The Museum of the defense was opened in 1956, since that time its area and exposition have doubled up, items from excavations, works of art, military documents, photographs are presented here. The most valuable among all items of the exposition are the records of S.S. Smirnov with memories of the participants in the defense of the Brest Fortress.
  • Attraction
    Attraction Cathedral of St. Simeon in Brest (visual inspection)
    The Brest Cathedral of St. Simeon is the main Orthodox church in the city, which is its true decoration and pride. Built in 1865 in the pseudo-Russian style, the cathedral looks especially majestic in the evening in the rays of night illumination. One of the main shrines of the temple are the relics of St. Martyr Athanasius, Abbot of Brest, who despite tortures and torments did not renounce Orthodoxy. Today, the monument to Athanasius of Brest was installed near the cathedral.
  • Attraction
    Attraction Church of the Cross in Brest (visual inspection)
    Holy Cross Church is one of the oldest and most beautiful temples of the Brest region, which strikes with its simplicity and laconicism. Built in 1856, the church was closed at the time of the Soviet of Power, the building was used as a museum of local lore. Only in 2001 the temple was returned to the believers and gradually restored as a result of the restoration work. Today, here is kept the shrine, most revered by the Catholics of Belarus, - the miraculous icon of the Mother of God of Brest in the casing of second half of the 17th century.
  • Attraction
    Attraction Brest railway station (visual inspection)
    Brest railway station is a museum of marble in the open air, is one of the monuments of architecture of the Republic of Belarus.
    The railway station of Brest is one of the oldest in Belarus, its opening took place on May 28, 1886 in the presence of the royal family, headed by Alexander III. The unique construction of the station building harmoniously fits into the style of the modern city and is a kind of gateway of the country to Europe.
  • Attraction
    Attraction The historic center of Brest (visual inspection)
    The historic center of Brest belongs to the historical and cultural heritage of the Republic of Belarus and is submitted to the State value list, which includes more than 250 sites and facilities. In Soviet times, the powerful ancient Brest city with a rich cultural heritage has been destroyed, and the fortress was built in its place. So today the city's historic center is mostly former residential and administrative buildings - houses, schools and grammar schools, hospitals and banks that belong to the second half of XIX - early XX century.
  • Attraction
    Attraction The Square of Liberty in Brest (visual inspection)
    Freedom Square and the adjacent streets are the old center of Brest, the buildings of the first half of the 20th century. Each meter of land was expensive in the center, and therefore the houses stand tightly to each other, differing in the elements of the architectural decor (modern, gothic, classicism, in one word - eclecticism). Its modern name was given to the square in 1939. Its previous names - Dumskaya Square, Town Hall Square, Pilsudski Square, Marshallplatz. You will learn about the rich history of the formation of the square during the excursion.
  • Attraction
    Attraction Church of St. Nicholas in Brest (visual inspection)
    Church of St. Nicholas in Brest - is a magnificent example of a temple in retrospective Russian style, the first mention of which dates back to 1390. According to legend, the church was built with the means of a merchant who, having got bogged down in the river, was able to free himself only by giving a promise to build a church in Brest in the name of St. Nicholas. The church had its own long history - so, here was one of the oldest in Belarus cathedral brotherhood, operated a hospital.
  • Free time
    Free time
  • 2day
  • Breakfast
  • Check out
    Check out
  • Moving
    Moving in Kamenets (38 km)
  • Attraction
    Attraction Kamenets Tower (visual inspection)
    The Kamenetsky tower, White Vezha – differently call it. But the essence remains invariable is the most remained and highest tower of the Volynsk type - the witness of events of 8 centuries. She saw bloody fights, sieges by knights crusaders, storm of troops of the Polish prince Mazowiecki and the Lithuanian princes Vitovt and Yagaylo, heavy fighting between armies of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and the Moscow state. Perhaps, it is also not the most beautiful architectural construction, but it "5 tiers of history" which White Vezha kept for us.
  • Moving
  • Museum
    Museum Museum of nature of National Park Belovezhskaya Puscha
    The museum of the nature of National park Bialowieza Forest – one of the most visited in Belarus. He will acquaint with seasonal features and the most striking traits of the nature in different time of the year and also with inhabitants of a dense forest during different historical eras. In it there are three main thematic halls with one thousand exhibits where against the background of history of Bialowieza Forest its nature is presented.
  • Attraction
    Attraction The estate of the Belarusian Dzed Moroz
    The excursion in the Belarusian Father Frost's Estate laid the foundation for formation of new tradition of a celebration of New Year's holidays for children and adults. This really magic place attracts to itself not only school students, but also people of more advanced ages. Already at the entrance you get absolutely to other world, forgetting about daily vanity, completely plunge into the fairy tale. Father Frost's house with workshops, the Snow Maiden's lodge, the museum of children's letters where letters, drawings and hand-made articles which are sent by children from the whole country, a windmill, a magic well and two knights on an entrance are stored: Dub-Dubovich and Vyaz-Vyazovich. Each visitor will receive a New Year's gift from Father Frost and the Snow Maiden.
  • Attraction
    Attraction Demonstration open-air cages with wild animals
    Demonstration open-air cages are located near the Museum of the nature of Bialowieza Forest. On the area about 20 hectares you will see main types of the animals living in Bialowieza Forest. Here close it is possible to see also forest inhabitants, to treat with a bread piece, apple or a branch of the bisons who got used to visitors, elks, boars, a tarpanovidny horse or a bear.
  • Lunch
  • Moving
    Moving in Minsk (400 km)
  • The end of the tour

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