Tour - Brest fortress - Belovezhskaya puscha
Included in the price
- transport services
- transfer to hotel
- certified guide services
- other services
- entrance tickets
- Brest Fortress 236 ₽ / 118 ₽
- aviaries 295 ₽ / 206 ₽
- museum of nature of Belovezhskaya Pushcha 206 ₽ / 147 ₽
The excursion program - Brest fortress - Belovezhskaya puscha
Gathering the group Belarus, Minsk, railway station, 1st floor, Central escalator, (metro station Ploshcha Lenina)
Moving in Brest (350 km)
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.
Brest FortressDuring 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 of the defense of the Brest fortressThe 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.
Church of St. Nicholas in BrestChurch 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.
Moving in Kamenyuki Belovezhskaya puscha (57 km)
National Park «Belovezhskaya puscha»A sightseeing tourof Belovezhskaya Pushcha is carried out with stops along the route for a more detailed acquaintance with individual objects of the National Park. The duration of the tour is about 1-1.5 hours. During the tour, visitors first of all get acquainted with the features of the primeval forest, its flora, can admire various landscapes, see a 600-year-old oak tree, a 350-year-old pine tree, a hermit oak, the Tsarskaya Polyana recreation area, the village of Lyadsky much more.
Demonstration open-air cages with wild animalsDemonstration 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.
Moving in Minsk (360 km)
➥The end of the tour