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The Best Attractions In Belarus

Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress Alex SkroBot
Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church Aleksey Globets
Mir Castle Sergey Zhdanovich
Holy Spirit Cathedral Анна Козловская
Church of Saints Simon and Helena Wladislaw Czechowicz
Marc Chagall Home Konovalov Roman
Nesvizh Castle Leanid Shalkevich
Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War Музей истории Великой Отечественной войны
Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park Беловежская пуща
Belarus , officially the Republic of Belarus , formerly known by its Russian name Byelorussia or Belorussia , is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe bordered by Russia to the northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest. Its capital and most populous city is Minsk. Over 40% of its 207,600 square kilometres is forested. Its major economic sectors are service industries and manufacturing. Until the 20th century, different states at various times controlled the lands of modern-day Belarus, including the Principality of Polotsk , the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, and the...
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  • 1. Mir Castle Mir
    The Mir Castle Complex is a UNESCO World Heritage site in Belarus. It is in the town of Mir, in the Kareličy District of the Hrodna voblast, at 53°27′4.46″N 26°28′22.80″E, 29 kilometres north-west of another World Heritage site, Niasviž Castle. Mir Castle Complex is 164 metres above sea level.[1] From 1921 to 1939 the castle belonged to the territory of Poland.
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  • 2. Church of Saints Simon and Helena Minsk
    Church of Saints Simon and Helena also known as the Red Church is a Roman Catholic church on Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. This neo-Romanesque church was designed by Polish architects Tomasz Pajzderski and Władysław Marconi. The cornerstone was laid in 1905 and the church was completed in 1910. The bricks for its walls were sourced from Częstochowa, whilst the roof tiles came from Włocławek. Its construction was financed by Edward Woyniłłowicz , a prominent Belarusian-Polish landowner, businessman and civic activist. The church was named and consecrated in memory of Woyniłłowicz's two deceased children, Szymon and Helena.
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  • 4. Nesvizh Castle Nesvizh
    Niasviž Castle or Nesvizh Castle is a residential castle of the Radziwiłł family in Niasviž, Belarus. It is 183 metres above sea level.Before 1945 the complex was in Poland and was considered one of the most beautiful castles in the Kresy region.
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  • 6. Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church Grodno
    The Kalozha church of Sts. Boris and Gleb is the oldest extant structure in Grodno, Belarus. It is the only surviving monument of ancient Black Ruthenian architecture, distinguished from other Orthodox churches by prolific use of polychrome faceted stones of blue, green or red tint which could be arranged to form crosses or other figures on the wall.
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  • 8. The Jesuit Catholic Church Grodno
    Belarus , officially the Republic of Belarus , formerly known by its Russian name Byelorussia or Belorussia , is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe bordered by Russia to the northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest. Its capital and most populous city is Minsk. Over 40% of its 207,600 square kilometres is forested. Its major economic sectors are service industries and manufacturing. Until the 20th century, different states at various times controlled the lands of modern-day Belarus, including the Principality of Polotsk , the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, and the Russian Empire. In the aftermath of the 1917 Russian Revolution, Belarus declared independence as the Belarusian People's Republic, which w...
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  • 9. Marc Chagall Home Vitebsk
    Marc Zakharovich Chagall was a Russian-French artist of Belarusian Jewish origin. An early modernist, he was associated with several major artistic styles and created works in virtually every artistic format, including painting, book illustrations, stained glass, stage sets, ceramic, tapestries and fine art prints. Art critic Robert Hughes referred to Chagall as the quintessential Jewish artist of the twentieth century . According to art historian Michael J. Lewis, Chagall was considered to be the last survivor of the first generation of European modernists. For decades, he had also been respected as the world's preeminent Jewish artist. Using the medium of stained glass, he produced windows for the cathedrals of Reims and Metz, windows for the UN and the Art Institute of Chicago, and the ...
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  • 11. Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War Minsk
    The Holocaust in Belarus in general terms refers to the Nazi crimes committed during World War II on the territory of Belarus against Jews. The borders of Belarus however, changed dramatically following the Soviet invasion of Poland in 1939, which has been the source of confusion especially in the Soviet era as far as the scope of the Holocaust in Belarus is concerned.When World War II began, with the September 1, 1939 attack on Poland by Nazi Germany, the sovereign Belarus of today did not exist. The Nazi-Soviet Pact signed in secrecy led to the parallel Soviet invasion of Poland from the east on September 17, 1939. The eastern half of prewar Poland was annexed by the USSR to the two republics of Soviet Belarus and Soviet Ukraine.The entire territory of modern-day Belarus was occupied by ...
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  • 13. Braslau Lakes National Park Vitebsk Region
    Braslaw or Braslaŭ is a town in the Vitebsk Region of Belarus, an administrative center of the Braslaw District.
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  • 14. Grodno Zoo Grodno
    Grodno or Hrodna is a city in western Belarus. It is located on the Neman close to the borders of Poland and Lithuania . It has 365,610 inhabitants . It is the capital of Grodno Region and Grodno District.
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  • 15. Minsk Sea Minsk
    Minsk is the capital and largest city of Belarus, situated on the Svislač and the Nyamiha Rivers. As the national capital, Minsk has a special administrative status in Belarus and is the administrative centre of Minsk Region and Minsk District . The population in January 2018 was 1,982,444, making Minsk the 11th most populous city in Europe. Minsk is the administrative capital of the Commonwealth of Independent States and seat of the Executive Secretary. The earliest historical references to Minsk date to the 11th century , when it was noted as a provincial city within the Principality of Polotsk. The settlement developed on the rivers. In 1242, Minsk became part of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. It received town privileges in 1499. From 1569, it was a capital of the Minsk Voivodeship, in ...
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