Excursion in Belarus

 
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Minsk - the capital of Belarus. Main sights. Each city has some highlights, which, first of all­, are associated with the city by the inhabitance and visitors. The highlughts of Minsk, witnesses to its history, live their own life. In spite of different wars and destructions which constantly pursued Minsk in its past, the city continues to inspire artists, poets and writers for creating their works, continues to make the city-dwellers glad and the tourists impressed and enchanted by its beauty. For the tourists, doing the sights, and trying to understand the city's split, is very important to guess its secrets and make a full opinion of the city's appearance.Familiarity with the Hero-city Minsk, with its history and architecture. You'll visit Troitsky Suburb (the monument of XIX -XX cent.), the Tears Island, where is the soldiers of Afghanistan monument situated, the Janka Kupala Park, the Victory Monument. The route will be on the main streets and squares of Minsk.

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The city on Menka Wooden Art of Building. Familiarity with the history of Minsk , with Byelorussian Architecture and Life Museum, which is situated on rivers Menka and Ptich junction.
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Zaslavl an ancient town.The excursion will tell you about the ancient town Zaslavl, youll visit Historical and Cultural Reservation Spaso-Preobragensky Church, the St. Maria Church, an ancient center of Zaslavl, also the State historical and cultural city museum "Hata Zavosnika", "Melnitsa", Gobelin , Carpets and Folk Instruments Museum.

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Dudutki.This is a very interesting excursion around the ethnographic museum in the open air, where you'll visit the Material Culture Museum, the only one in Belarus ancient mill in action, a ceramic joinery, a smithery and a bakery, a stable with Orlov trotters and a Museum of old cars.

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Khatyn - Kurgan Slavy (the Barrow of Glory) в Raubichy. The memorial complex "Khatyn" is the monument to fascism victims of the World War II. It is a tragedy of Byelorussian people who were burnt in Spring 1943. The Barrow of Glory в is the monument to heroism and courage of the Soviet Army soldiers who released Belarus from fascist invaders in 1944. In "Raubichy" you'll hear about the history of Olympic Games and you'll learn all sport structure of this center.

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Mir- Nesvizh. You'll hear about historical and architectural monuments of XVI-XX cent. You'll visit the Mir Castle with a museum in its watchtower. You'll hear stories about the castle creation, its owners and the architectural style features. In Nesvizh, which has been the residence of Radivil magnates for 400 years, you'll see Palace and Park Ensemble, the Farny Church, the Slutsk Brama.

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Lida -Berezovka. You'll visit Lida city, its Historical and Art Museum with "Secrets of Lida Castle" exposition. In Berezovka you'll visit the glass factory in Neman, its museum and you'll have an opportunity to buy some souvenirs.

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Slonym - Zhirovichi. There are historical monuments in Slonym, architectural ensemble in Zhirovichi cloister where there a miracle-workingicon of Madonna is. From past centuries there old buildings, churches, cloisters, villas of rich people are. In 10 km. from the town there Zhirovichi Swjato-Uspensky Cloister, the history of which is more than 500 years, is. You'll learn the architectural ensemble, you'll hear about its great past, you'll visit the cloister temples and see the Holy Spring

  
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Polotsk. With the history of this city is unusual fate of Duchess Rogneda and Duke Wseslaw-Charodey, a nun and an enlightener Efrosinija, a poet and a scientist Simeon Polotsky and a first printer Francisc Skoryna connected. You'll see Sophiysky Cathedral, Spaso-Efrosinjewsky cloister, the Museum of Printing and hear the history of this city.

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Vitebsk. This is the capital of "Slawjansky Bazaar". The Annunciation Church is reconstructed of XII cent. You'll see the Swjato-Pokrowsky Cathedral of XVIII cent. and visit the Mark Shagal Museum. Near Vitebsk there on the high bank of Dwina river the villa of an artist Ilja Repin is reconstructed.

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Berezinsky Biosphere Reserve. This is a very interesting trip to virgin Byelorussian nature. You'll see the nature museum, animals and the vegetable world.

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Grodno. Grodno sprang up in X cent. and has reserved ancient buildings and many architecture monuments: from Architectural XII cent School to Modernist and Constructivist Buildings of XX cent. Unforgettable are Stary (Old) and Nowy (New) Castles, Kalogsky Church of XII cent, a distinguished Farny Cathedral. You'll see historical and archeological museum, "Osheshko" museum, a zoo.

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Brest. It's an ancient city in the western part of Belarus that has a great history. In 1971 the Memorial "Brest Fortress-Hero" was created. You'll visit the museum of the Brest Fortress. There is a unique archaeological museum "Berestie" and the museum of salved art values.

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Brest  - Belovegskaya Pushcha. It will be a survey around the city. You'll visit an archaeological museum "Berestie" and the museum of salved art values, also the Memorial Brest Fortress-Hero. In the National park "Belovegskaya Pushcha" you'll learn more about the animal and vegetable world and visit the Museum of Nature.

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Belovegskaya Pushcha + Ded Moroz (Santa Claus) Residence. In the National park "Belovegskaya Pushcha" you'll learn more about the animal and vegetable world and visit the Museum of Nature. You'll make a trip around Pushcha; see animals and the Nature Museum. And also you'll visit Santa Claus Residence, where you'll meet Santa Claus and the Snow Maiden in winter and a Forest Elve in summer.

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Architecture of Nalibog sky region: Krewo-Boruny-Golshany-Woloshyn. There is a place in Belarus where near people goasts live. This place is in Golshany (a church of XII cent  the ruins of Lew Sapega's castle). You'll learn about the castle in Krewo (where the Krewskaya Unia was signed) and a church of XVII cent in Boruny. You'll visit a monastery and the National Art Museum branch in Golshany; you'll see history and architecture monuments in Wishnewo and Woloshyn (Duke Tyshkewich castle) villages.

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Excursion around favourite places of Jakub Kolas (famous Byelorussian poet): Nikolaewshchina. You'll see all places where the famous poet was born. Akinchytsy a memorial village in the place where Jakub Kolas was born. The literary and memorial exposition after the rune "Nowaya Zemlya" was created. Smolnya  is the former Mitskewitch villa.

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Pinsk -the city in the centre of Polesye. It is located in Brest region. Pinsk recently was 900 years old. There are a lot of monuments, ancient buildings which include Jesuit Collegium (XVIIcent), the Franciscan cloister ensemble (XVII - XVIII cent), Swyato-Warwarinsky Temple, Mateush Butrimowich palace. Besides, with Pinsk many well known politicians, scientists and many others are connected.

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Ancient Turow. Ancient Turow  is an archaeological monument of all historical periods of Ice Age. Turow was the centre of culture. You'll see the castle hill where the monument to Kirilla Turowsky is, Boriso-Glebsky cemetery, All Saints Churches, the LocalLore and Nature Museums .

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Janka Kupala: favourite places. He is a great poet of Belarus. You'll hear stories about him; the beauty of those places is unforgettable.

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Novogrudok: Adam Mitskewich. The great Byelorussian poet Adam Mitskewich was born in Novogrudok. You'll see his house and now it is a museum.

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Stalin Line. There are a lot of mediaeval castles from near-border fortress line of the Russian Empire, fortifications of the World War I and 1939 so called "Molotov Line". The well-known " Stalin Line" crosses all territory of the Former USSR from Baltic Sea to Black Sea.

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Rakov - Tupolshchina - Ivenets. In Rakow you'll see a Church and a Cathedral, Tupolshchina is the place where Dunin Martinkewich sleeps. In Ivenets there are Art Ceramics Factory and Regional Museum.

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"The Golden Ring of Gomelschina": Gomel - Vetka. Gomel  is the second city in Belarus after Minsk. You'll visit Park - and “Palace Complex of Rumyantsew and Patskewich. It is a pearl of Classicism architecture. There are magnificent interiors in the Palace. You'll hear about Rumyantsew and Paskewichesw's contribution in the city development. You'll visit the St. Peter and Pawl's Cathedral, Count Rumyantsew shrine; take a walk around a park where you'll see very rare plants as Ginkgo and Manchoo nut.

Vetka is the "capital" of Russian Old Ritualist s, where there is a unique museum of folk art with ancient icons exposition, scriptbooks, beads sewing and popular colorific "Neglyubsky Towels". If you wish, you can make a journey on Sosz river.

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Notes: Entrance tickets in museums are paid in addition.
Into cost enters: transport service (bus or minibus), guide services. Excursion cost can be changed at tourist's quantity change in group. Cash payments and clearing settlements are possible. The prices by inquiry.

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