What to do in Brest? What to do and where to go in Brest?

What to do in Brest?

What to do in Brest?

Brest is famous for its beautiful nature, rich history, welcoming locals.

What to do in Brest?

  • See an important monument of the Second World War - the Brest Fortress;
  • Admire the beautiful and oldest church in the Brest region - the Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross;
  • Go on an excursion to the archaeological museum “Berestye”;
  • Visit the Museum of Railway Technology;
  • Go for a walk to Sovetskaya Street (here you will find houses built at the beginning of the last century, the Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker, shops, cafes, hairdressers, pharmacies).

What to do in Brest?

Acquaintance with Brest should start from the Old City, where the memorial complex, the famous Brest Fortress, and the Nikolaevskaya Church are located. You should definitely look at the cathedrals and churches of Brest - pay attention to the Nicholas Fraternal Church, the Holy Simeon and Holy Resurrection Cathedrals.

You can look at old icons, paintings by Aivazovsky, jewelry and other interesting items by visiting the Museum of Saved Values.

For a walk, you can go to Fomin Street in the Old Lanterns Square. Here you will not only see more than 17 lamps of various types, but you can also listen to music from the 1930s-1960s (Lydia Ruslanova, Bernes and other voices of our past), which is broadcast from pre-war loudspeakers daily from 17:00 to 20:00.

A wonderful place for recreation is the May Day Culture and Recreation Park: the landscaped park will delight you with cozy cafes, playgrounds and attractions (Ferris Wheel, children's trains, race track, water attractions). Since the park stretches along the banks of a small river, here you can walk along the decorative bridges arm in arm with your loved one.

Fans of shopping and boutiques should go to the Central Department Store and the shopping center “Europe”. For souvenirs in the national style, you can go to the store “Slav”, well, you should definitely go to the market for Belarusian knitwear “Old city” (both wholesale and retail trade is carried out here).

Lovers of active nightlife should definitely include a visit to the bar in their evening program “Matrix Bar”, restaurant-night club “Palazzo”, night club “K2”.

Arriving in Brest, you can breathe clean air (there are many parks and green alleys in the city), visit the districts of the city that will bring you various memories (Brest keeps the spirit of the socialist past), taste high-quality and elite drinks (Brest is famous for the products of its factory).

Photos where you can go in Brest

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