Brest and Belovezhskaya Pushcha

Brest and Belovezhskaya Pushcha

price from $420

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Brest is the old city in Belarus at the border with Poland, which has long and rich history.

Belovezhskaya Pushcha  is a National reservation, where rich plant life and amazing landscape are combined.

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Brest is the old city in Belarus at the border with Poland (first it was mentioned in the Primary Chronicle in 1019), which has long and rich history: it was Brest to be given the Magdeburg Law the first of all the Belarusian towns, here in 1596 the Union of Brest was contracted, according to which the Roman-Catholic Church and Eastern Orthodox Church were united; a lot of outstanding people lived here. In 1921 Brest was annexed to the Polish Republic, in 1939 it became part of the USSR. You will see the cultural heritage of this city, its old and modern monuments and temples, walk down its main street.

Excursion to Belovezhskaya Pushcha listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Now it is a National reservation, where rich plant life and amazing landscape are combined. Here grows the highest fir-tree in Europe, here live powerful aurochs and a great number of animal species. A lot of famous people are associated with this place — brothers Tyszkiewicz and Tyzenhaus, Napoleon and Nicholas II… You will visit the MUSEUM OF NATURE with its amazing exhibitions, FATHER FROST’S ESTATE with numerous buildings and surprises… The Estate is located deep in Belovezhskaya Pushcha, where the feedboxes for aurochs are settled. Here you will find the mansions of Father Frost and Snow Maiden, the storage of Father Frost’s presents «Skarbnitsa» and a mill. You will visit open-air cages with animals and after that you will have free time when you can make some pictures or buy some souvenirs made of wood, clay or straw.

The price for tour  — by request