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Art-excursion To The Mansion “sula”: 10 000 Years Of Belarusian History Tour

Art-excursion To The Mansion “sula”: 10 000 Years Of Belarusian History Tour Packages
Country: Belarus
City: Minsk
Duration: 4 Hour(s) - 0 Minute(s)
Tour Category: Half Day Tour

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In 55km from the capital driving through the picturesque sights, you’ll find yourself in the mansion of the XVIIIth century. The museum history park of “Sula” offers an interactive excursion – a 2-hour long immersion in Belarusian history. An interactive style of the excursion lets everyone turn into an active participant.

The medieval musicians and horse escort will solemnly meet the guests. Sightseeing of the museum includes:

- Ancient pagan part: beliefs and cults, the pantheon of gods, rites, customs, and pagan magic. Participation in the ancient Slavic rite ”purification by fire”;

History of the famous trade route from the Varangians to the Greeks, visit the rests of an ancient settlement and Varangian wharf, sailing on a Viking ship;

Why Belarus is called “The land of castles”;

Visit the stone Tower, participate in the building of the castle, crack of the stone, visit the guns manufactory, masterclass on blacksmith;

Sabre fight, demonstration of aristocracy pastimes and traditions;

Performance of traditional pieces of music in bagpipe (dudah) and harmonium of 18th cent;

Masterclass on ancient dance;

Visit the local distillery and taste of local “Starka”

Explore More About The museum history park of "Sula":

At an ancient man-stopping place you will familiarize yourself with the life of our ancestors who lived here 7000 years ago. You will find out what dwellings did they have, how they got and prepared food, and what clothes they wore. It will also be interesting to see the ancient megalithic structures, which were used for various rituals. It was a kind of an open-air temple.

On the Slavic culture site, you will learn what objects and gods our ancestors worshiped 3000 years ago. You will have the opportunity to touch the Thing Stone, to which people came to ask for help until the middle of the 20th century. There is also an ancient Slavic temple with a place for a sacred fire in the center.

On the Varangian wharf, you will familiarize yourself with the habitation and life of these warriors, who, among other things, were the creators of the first settlements on Belarusian lands. In the houses of the Varangians, an authentic picture of their daily life is recreated.

In the interactive history park museum "Sula" you will have the opportunity to boat on a real Viking ship - Drakkar. In those distant times, there was a well-known trade route "from the Varangians to the Greeks" that passed through the territory of Belarus. Vikings could move from the Baltic to the Black Sea using similar ships.

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