Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Brest, Belarus


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 1.5 km
Ascend 24 m
Descend 24 m

Explore Brest in Belarus with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Brest

Sight 1: Музей «Бярэсце»

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Музей «Бярэсце»Christian Ganzer, Hamburg, Germany / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Berestye Archeological Museum, located in the city of Brest, Belarus, is a museum centered around an archaeological site displaying an authentic East Slavic wooden town dating back to the 13th century. Unique in Europe, the 1800 square meter site was excavated by archeologists of the Belarusian Academy of Sciences between 1968 and 1981. The project was supervised by Dr. P.F.Lysenko. In 1982, a modern structure of concrete, glass and aluminum in the shape of a huge pitched roof was erected over the archeological site. The museum was opened on March 2, 1982. The museum displays preserved 28 log cabins, as well over 1400 artifacts dating back to 10th and 14th centuries which were unearthed during the excavation.

Wikipedia: Berestye Archeological Museum (EN)

153 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 2: Месца Брэсцкага замка

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Месца Брэсцкага замка

Brest Castle evolved in the course of several centuries from the Slavonic fortified settlement Berestye that had appeared at the turn of the 10th and 11th centuries at the confluence of the Mukhavets River into the Bug River, amid islands, formed by the rivers. It was re-built several times after numerous fires and sieges, was destroyed in the course of construction of the Brest Fortress in the 19th century.

Wikipedia: Brest Castle (Belarus) (EN)

393 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 3: Падмурак кафедральным Свята-Мікалаеўскай царквы

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Падмурак кафедральным Свята-Мікалаеўскай царквы

Царква́ Свято́га Мікала́я ў Бе́расці — кафедральны храм епіскапа Уладзімірскага і Берасцейскага, асвечаны ў гонар свяціцеля Мікалая Цудатворца. Мяркуецца, што храм адносіўся да абарончага тыпу. У сярэдзіне XIX ст. быў разабраны пры будаўніцтве Брэсцкай крэпасці. Ад храма нічога не захавалася.

Wikipedia: Свята-Мікалаеўская царква (Брэст) (BE)

212 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: ruins of the White Palace

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ruins of the White Palace

The White Palace is the Palace in Brest, the former church of St. Peter and Pavel Basilov's monastery was founded in 1629. During the construction of the Brest Fortress System in the 1840s. rebuilt under an officer casino. In 1918, the former rebuilt temple became the place of signing the Brest Peace. Badly damaged during World War II. Dismantled in the 1950s.

Wikipedia: Белы палац (BE)

413 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 5: St. Nicholas Garrison Cathedral

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Свята-Мікалаеўскі сабор — праваслаўны храм на тэрыторыі Брэсцкай крэпасці. Помнік архітэктуры руска-візантыйскага стылю.

Wikipedia: Свята-Мікалаеўскі сабор (Брэст) (BE), Website

309 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 6: Мастацкі музей

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Брэсцкі мастацкі музей — філіял Брэсцкага абласнога краязнаўчага музея. Заснаваны 13 сакавіка 2000 г. у г.Брэст рашэннем Брэсцкага аблвыканкама. Адкрыты для наведвальнікаў 17 мая 2002 г. у Паўднёвай казарме Брэсцкай крэпасці. Аснову экспазіцыі філіяла склала калекцыя выяўленчага і дэкаратыўна-прыкладнога мастацтва Брэсцкага абласнога краязнаўчага музея, стварэнне якой пачалося ў 1951 г. Найбольш шырока ў ёй прадстаўлена творчасць брэсцкіх мастакоў.

Wikipedia: Мастацкі музей Брэста (BE)


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