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Tour Turov - Lyaskovichy

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Distance: 560 km
Duration: 16:00 hour
Kind: Bus-Walking tours
Language of training: Russian

Turov - one of the most ancient cities of Belarus which is often called the second Jerusalem. Possibly because in the ancient time, 75 churches worked in this small Belarusian town. Or matter in the stone crosses growing from the earth to which to bow pilgrims from all over the world gather? The sightseeing tour and to the archaeological museum will give answers to many questions. And in conclusion of a travel you will go to National park "Pripyat". You will be able to enjoy types and to admire untouched forests of the park. Besides, the small travel by motor ship can be according to your desire organized.

The excursion program

The excursion program - Turov - Lyaskovichy

  • Gathering the group
    Gathering the group
  • Moving
    Moving in Turau (255 km)
  • Museum
    Museum Turov ethnographic museum
    Turov ethnographic museum is an encouraging result of tenacity and love to the native land, its history and culture of two outstanding people - a geography teacher and librarian. Today, the museum has four exhibition and one showroom: antiquities, ethnography, World War II and nature, as well as the museum exhibition «Ancient Turov», which is located on the ancient town mound. Tours – the city which is for the first time mentioned in "The story of temporary years" in the 980th year. And who knows how many still before years there lived people here. Authentically nobody knows, and here the powerful assumptions are made by archeologists. Thanks to their laborious work, the unique archaeological exposition is created and the base of the biggest temple of three principalities is found: Turovsky, Polotsk and Smolensk. During the excursion you will get acquainted with legends of gray old times, you will see the base of an ancient Cathedral and sarcophagi, study objects of culture and life of former times.
  • Attraction
    Attraction Ancient hillfort in Turov
    Acquaintance to history of the ancient city should be begun with the place where life of these lands has arisen and where his first strengthenings have appeared. The memory of those times stores the majestic ancient settlement of ancient Turov. It has taken a place of honor on the picturesque coast of Pripyat. A great number of outstanding archeologists studied that the earth of the ancient settlement stores. And she stores lock ruins with a powerful defensive tower, the bases of the most ancient temple and a set of household items which have made a fascinating exposition of the archaeological museum. Here, on the ancient settlement, the monument to the person which has scarred not only in the history of the city, but also in the history and the culture of all Slavic world – Zlatoust of the 12th century to Kirill Turovsky towers.
  • Attraction
    Attraction All Saints Church in Turov (visual inspection)
    The only church which has remained in Turov – All Saints - doesn't remain unaddressed travelers. Monument of wooden architecture of the 19th century. As an object of historical and cultural heritage she is included in the State list of historical and cultural values of Republic of Belarus. From the date of the basis to this day church services are made here. Undoubtedly, his history is interesting, but also the present isn't less interesting. And in the present, one of stone crosses is stored here. According to a legend, they have come in Tours from Kiev – against the current across Dnieper and Pripyat. And there was it in a year of the Christianization of Kievan Rus' the prince Vladimir. To touch history and you will be able to receive particulars of their legendary emergence during the excursion.
  • Attraction
    Attraction Cemetery Borisoglebskaya
    The ancient Borisoglebsk cemetery was located on the small height surrounded with swamps, absolutely near Turov's city. Here Christians go not only from all Belarus, but also from the different countries of the abroad. What attracts them? It is not a secret at all. They go to bow to the wonder-working "live" cross growing from the earth. Many pilgrims who have visited here go on about healing and miracle properties of a stone cross. And Turov's inhabitants say that he radiates heat and grows, approximately, on 2 centimeters in width and in height annually. Whether to trust it? Your business. However we suggest to go in Tours and to look at a miracle with own eyes.
  • Lunch
  • Moving
    Moving in Lyaskovichi / Pripyat National Park (55 km)
    Guests Pripyat National Park will be pleasantly surprised by the beauty of this region. You can enjoy the views and admire the pristine forests of the park. Furthermore, if desired group can be arranged a little trip on the boat. During the tour sightseers can admire the passing scenery, learn some about nature Pripyat. It has three ship fleet, each of which capable of accommodating up to 40 people.
  • Museum
    Museum Museum of Nature National Park Pripyat
    The Belarusian Polesia – the edge calling and attracting to itself. The ethnographic region getting to fall in love everyone who has visited here at least once. Here both the history which has remained everywhere, and a charm of the villages "mislaid" in time. You will plunge into the kingdom of the nature – the coast of Pripyat will open to a look a boundless scope of the woods, swamps and a water smooth surface. With everything that you won't see with own eyes, attentive guides of the museum of the nature and life in the settlement of Lyaskovichi will acquaint. The big exposition will reveal the secrets of a rich animal and flora. And secrets of primordially Polesia life will be revealed in the thematic hall of ethnography of the Polesia region, in "Poleshuk's house" and in the hall of archeology.
  • Moving
    Moving in Minsk (250 km)
  • The end of the tour

Map of the tour route Turov - Lyaskovichy