Places to see in Belarus

 

Belarus is famous for its stately architecture, grand fortifications, and lush, green forests. It has a rich cultural history and picturesque landscapes. Here are a few places to see in Belarus:

  • Brest Fortress:

 

Brest fortress is located in the city of Brest in the southwestern part of the country. It was a symbol of Soviet resistance at the time of the Second World War. The Brest fortress used to be a prison for the nationalists. The entrance of the Brest fortress has an enormous concrete cut five-pointed star where the sacred war song of Alexander Alexandrov is continuously played. Moreover, the message about the attack of the German troops on the Soviet Union is also heard here.

  • Lake Narach:

 

Lake Narach is the largest lake in Belarus. It is situated in the basin of River Viliya. It is surrounded with majestic pine forests, and it contains many rare aquatic animals. Crayfish is the most common fish found here. The beauty of the lake lies in its bright, blue, glittering water. The Narachanski National Park was created by the Government of Belarus which houses many animals such as red deer, otter, marten, and European badger. It also includes different species of fishes and birds. The species of birds include osprey, bittern and common crane.

  • Minsk, Europe:

 

Minsk, Europe is the capital of Belarus, and it is renowned for its Stalinist architecture. It is known to be the home of several historic sites — the Museum of the Great Patriotic War, located near Independence Square. This museum commemorates the contribution of the people during the Second World War. The National Art Museum showcases the artworks of many preeminent artists. The National Library of Belarus contains numerous printed materials of the Belarusian origin. Minsk Botanical Garden has beautiful trees, plants, and flowers for you to find serenity.

Belarus has several castles which show a skilfull blending of the Renaissance and Baroque architecture. The rare European Bison is found in the Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park. With its commendable natural beauty as well as magnificent architecture, Belarus stands as one of the most alluring places in the world.