Tourist Playground Belarus: what surprise? Article
About the regions
Lakeland — the most Northern and one of the most picturesque regions of Belarus. The contours of the region practically coincide with the boundaries of the Vitebsk region. This land — the cradle “White Russia”. On the banks of the Western Dvina are the famous ancient Belarusian town Polotsk and Vitebsk . known for its history and spiritual traditions. The business card of the region — numerous crystal clear lakes and hills with endless forests, left over from the ancient glaciers. Stay in the lap of pristine nature, ecological trails and fishing attract national parks and reserves lake district: Blue and Braslav lakes, Naroch and Berezinsky biosphere reserve.
Ponemanie — that North-West region, which is localized in the basin of the Neman river and meets the Grodno region. It is interesting to note that in the folding of the ethnic and cultural appearance of Panamania participated Slavic and Baltic components. Historically, the region was called Lithuania, and the locals — Lithuanians.
Ponemanie — traditionally Catholic region of the country, an indispensable element of the landscape which are towers of ancient churches and medieval castles. All this led to a number of ethnic and cultural features which distinguish this region from others.
• the Center of the region is Grodno — classical European city, in which architecture is viewed a series of styles from Gothic to art Nouveau.
• In a protected area UNESCO is August channel . connecting the rivers Vistula and Neman. It is a monument of hydraulic architecture of the NINETEENTH century with a number of sluices and movable bridges. Surf the channel for tourists on pleasure boats, kayaks, canoes and motor boats. The border between Ponimaniem and the Central region is a large forest — Nalibokskaya Pushcha.
Central Belarus includes primarily the Minsk region. This region is Central not only geographically. Minsk — the capital, the largest city, cultural, economic and political center of the country. The city is characterized as European, quiet, clean, safe and comfortable, with plenty of tourist attractions.
Outside Minsk are also attracted to its attractions: the hill of Glory, the Khatyn, “break”, Dudutki . sports complexes in Silichi, Raubichi and Ratomka and many other interesting cultural and historical monuments are located here. In Central Belarus are architectural gems, UNESCO world heritage sites: the Mir castle and Nesvizh Palace and Park complex. Central Belarus organically combines the features of all other regions of the country.
The Dnieper occupies the Eastern part of Belarus — partly Mogilev and Gomel region. The centre of the region — the city of Mogilev. In addition to its monuments of history and culture, Mogilev region famous places associated with the great military events: here were many battles of the middle Ages, of the great Northern war, the war with Napoleon of 1812, world war I and great Patriotic wars. Buinichi field near Mogilev witnessed at least three great battles that went down in history. Far beyond the country known Bobruisk — the largest Jewish center of Belarus and the strong fortress of the NINETEENTH century. Attract and natural corners of the Dnieper. Particularly rich in this land of mineral waters and springs. The most visited and most revered source “Blue spring” — the largest on the East European plain. The water of this fountain flowing from the depth of almost 200 meters. On holiday Honey Spas are flocking to him by thousands of pilgrims.
Polesie — one of the symbols of the Belarusian identity. Eastern Polesie in the Gomel region — reserve a kind of archaic spiritual culture. There are still living drewniany, Dating back to pagan times, such as “Pavanne strali”, “Turas dance”, “Sula”, “Jancina comma”. No wonder scientists believe Polesie possible homeland of Slavs. Woodland landscape cannot be imagined without the “lungs of Europe” — boundless bogs of the valley of the Pripyat river, which were described by ancient authors. Definitely this Holy land — for lovers of folk culture and natural beauty.
And “the capital of Polesie”, the town of Pinsk . offers an amazing combination of cultures and religions. This region is also world famous for the ancient Belovezhskaya Pushcha reserve. It is included in the UNESCO list of world heritage of mankind as the largest remnant of the relic primeval forest, which in prehistoric times grew in territory of Europe till our days survived only in this reserved place. It is home to the world’s largest population of bison, as well as dozens of other rare species of animals, birds and plants. Bison — one of the unofficial symbols of Belarus.
In order to cover the entire country and not be repeated, specifically so that tourists could “collect” their trip to Belarus, have been developed 3 large seven-day tour (2 already presented and sold, 3rd, “Polesskaya”, will be presented to the next season), covering different regions and intersecting in the point — the capital of Minsk. Each tour is designed for a certain group of tourists, each has its own collection of animated sketches and a unique theme.