Streets of Brest
Brest is a small town, the central streets of which have retained the Soviet names: Kommunisticheskaya, Marx, Lenin, Dzerzhinsky, etc. The streets of Brest have a long history. They existed in different eras, but this did not affect the architectural appearance of Brest. The city cannot be considered the pearl of the country. Little has changed here since the days of the USSR.
Features of city streets
Brest was founded in 1019. It went through many upheavals and was included in the territory of different states. After the Great Patriotic War, streets appeared in the city, named after the liberators and defenders of the Brest Fortress. On the outskirts, there are streets with beautiful names: Raspberry, Jasminovaya, Brusnichnaya, Grushevaya, Vasilkovaya, Chamashkovaya, etc..
The central pedestrian area is Sovetskaya Street. She is associated with the Moscow Arbat. Its length is 1700 m. Earlier, Sovetskaya Street was called Millionnaya. It has preserved buildings erected at the beginning of the 20th century. The main building that attracts the eyes is St. Nicholas Brotherhood Church, which was built with the money of sailors who participated in the Russian-Japanese war. Sovetskaya Street is decorated with decorative sculptures. This beautiful street is home to cafes, a greenhouse and a university building..
Most popular streets
A famous place in Brest is Gogol Street, which was badly damaged during the bombing. Thanks to the builders, it was completely reconstructed. On the street there are residential buildings, various institutions, a sports complex.
The famous Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross is located on Lenin Street. In the past, this street was designated as Boulevard Prospect, Prospect 17 September, Romanovsky Prospekt, etc. After the war, part of the street was allocated for the square of the same name. A monument to Lenin was erected there, which has survived to this day..
The main Brest streets include Komsomolskaya, the length of which is 700 m. The most important thoroughfare in the city is Moskovskaya Street. Its western part is called Masherov Avenue. The main highway of Belarus - the M1 highway, turns into Moskovskaya street.
The main attraction of the city is the Brest Fortress - a memorial complex preserved in the form in which it was after the events of 1944.