Excursions in Brest
It is unlikely that there is a person on the territory of the former USSR who has not heard anything about the glorious city of Brest. The city is located on the border of three states: Belarus, Ukraine and Poland. Excursions in Brest will acquaint travelers with the heroic history of the city, associated mainly with the events of the Great Patriotic War.
Popular excursions in Brest
- Excursion to the Brest Fortress. Most tourists come to this Belarusian city precisely for the sake of visiting the ruins of the fortress. The program includes a visit to the Museum of the Brest Fortress, a visit to the memorial created in 1971 in memory of the defenders of the outpost. The Brest Fortress is not only a monument to the defenders, it is a unique architecture and defensive fortifications. There is also an open-air archaeological museum on the territory of the fortress. This ancient settlement was found as a result of excavations. It was decided to leave all buildings, streets, pavements, and the remains of a wooden fortress in their original form. Among the exhibits of the museum there are values confiscated from several generations of smugglers..
- Sightseeing tours in Brest. The purpose of the excursion is to get acquainted with the history of the city and modern events. The excursion program covers the Holy Cross Church, St. Nicholas Brotherhood Church, St. Simeon Cathedral, Freedom Square. All these sights are evidence of the transition of the city at different times to one state, then to another. Tourists will be invited to visit the Museum of Rescued Art Treasures and the Museum of Railway Technology.
- Acquaintance with modern Brest. In recent years, the city has paid much attention to the development of culture and sports. A rowing canal has been built, where both domestic and international competitions are held. Sovetskaya Street is an example of a peaceful neighborhood of modern high-tech buildings and structures of the early 20th century. And the alley of lanterns is a must-see at sunset to see how the lamplighter manually lights the lanterns.
- Excursion to Belovezhskaya Pushcha. Belovezhskaya Pushcha is one of the most popular tourist destinations from Brest. This is a world-famous natural monument, familiar to everyone who comes from the USSR, from the famous song, included in the UNESCO list. Belovezhskaya Pushcha is also the oldest nature reserve in the world. Over the years of its existence, the reserve has been preserved in its original form, which is rare for central Europe. A walk along Belovezhskaya Pushcha is an acquaintance with life in the wild of such animals as bison, wolves, lynxes, deer, bears.
Brest awaits guests from all over the world and offers other excursions that give an idea of the beautiful and proud country of Belarus.