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Tower Of Kamyenets

Also known as the ‘White Tower’, the Tower of Kamyenets or Kamenets is actually red in colour due to its construction from red bricks in the 13th century. The tower stands in the town of Kamyenets and in the past the tower was one of several located across Belarus, including in Kamyenets, Brest, and Grodno. Unfortunately, all of these were destroyed

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Kamyenets, Belarus

Brest Railway Museum

A quirky and whimsical spot in the town of Brest, located near the south western border of Belarus, the railway museum has fifty-six trains and features steam locomotives, steam cranes, diesel trains, and even a snow plough! The museum opened in 2002 to showcase train travel in Belarus and is the first open-air museum in the country. There are various

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Brest, Belarus

Berestyle Archaeological Museum

Berestyle Archaeological Museum is one of the more unique museums in all of Belarus, and stands on an important archaeological site outside of the city of Brest that dates from the 13th century. The site is that of a former wooden town that was excavated in the 1960s and turned into a museum in the 1980s when a class roof

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Brest, Belarus

Lida

Located in the west of Belarus, the city of Lida is the home of Lida Castle, first constructed in the 14th century. The castle is known for being trapezium in shape, as well as for its crimson walls that are the result of the ornate brickwork. Also of interest in Lida is the Church of Saint Joseph, a working church that

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Lida, Belarus

National Park Pripyatsky

National Park Pripyatsky lies in a valley that is also known as the Belarus Amazon, due to the amazing number of forests and swamps found here. Visitors to the region flock here for the sheer diversity of wildlife present, and photography safaris are a popular activity. There are 51 species of mammals in the park including deer, elk, racoons, and

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Minsk, Belarus

Brest Hero Fortress Memorial Complex

A memorial complex erected in the city of Brest that stands on the site of the original fortress, Brest Fortress is dedicated to the heroes of the Great Patriotic War. The site features conserved parts of the original ruins of the fortress as well as ramparts, and there are also modern art installations including memorial structures that stand on site. The

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Brest, Belarus

Grodno

Grodno is a city like no other in Belarus. Located close to the border with both Poland and Lithuania, the city is at a crossroads- being influenced by different cultures and having a troublesome history. Grodno might be the prettiest city in Belarus with cobblestone streets, baroque churches, and also few Soviet remnants that don’t overwhelm. On the other side of

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Grodno, Belarus

Minsk

There are several great places to visit in Belarus, but you will likely find yourself in the capital city, Minsk, at some point when you’re there.   There is a lot of things to do in Minsk for all types of travelers.  During the warmer months, green parks line the city and you can find people paddle-boating or enjoying cotton candy in

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Minsk, Belarus

Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park

Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park covers both Belarus and neighbouring Poland, and is a protected area of land as well as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The park is famous for its lush landscapes and flora and fauna, the most notable of which is the European Bison, and is one of the few places in the world where these majestic animals

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Grodno, Belarus

Braslav Lake Area

If you want to explore what is left of an ancient glacier then a visit to Braslav Lake Area is something that you can’t miss. There are approximately 300 lakes in the region that are known as the ‘Blue Necklace’ of Belarus due to their azure waters. The area is also studded with rugged countryside such as bays and cliffs,

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Braslav, Belarus