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  • From Minsk: Mir and Niesvizh Castles

    1. From Minsk: Mir and Niesvizh Castles

    Begin your day with pickup at your accommodation in Minsk, then discover Belarus with your experienced, English-speaking driver-guide. Drive through picturesque landscapes on your way to two small towns, Mir and Niesvizh. Along the way, see real Belarusian countryside life and, if you wish, stop and buy local products like milk, honey, and cottage cheese. Both of the medieval castles that you will visit are UNESCO World Heritage sites built in the 16th century. The owners of the castles were the wealthy Radziwill Family, the richest family in Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Everyone who visits Belarus should get acquainted with these masterpieces. Mir is an impressive defensive castle and was restored between 1983 and 2010. Today, this five-tower gothic castle is a real gem of Belarus with much in the way of mystery, history, and legends. The Nesvizh castle is also a magnificent palac...

    A must see while in Belarus. The driver was really helpful and accommodating. I really enjoyed this experience.

  • Mir and Nesvizh Castles Private Tour from Minsk

    2. Mir and Nesvizh Castles Private Tour from Minsk

    Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in Minsk, and then travel to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Mir Castle in the charming town of Mir. Explore one the most precious landmarks in Belarus, and learn the history of the castle complex from its origins at the turn of the 16th century. Explore the historical part of Mir town center and see the Modernist-style shrine to the noble Svyatopolk-Mirsky family, last owners of the castle until the Soviet occupation of the area in 1939. Get some free time for lunch in a local cafe, and then make your way to Nesvizh to explore the ancestral castle of the Radziwiłł family. Stroll around the palace and parks to learn more about one of the most influential dynasties of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (Rzeczpospolita). Look inside to see some of the great halls before the return journey to Minsk.

  • Dudutki Private Sightseeing Tour from Minsk

    3. Dudutki Private Sightseeing Tour from Minsk

    Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in Minsk and travel to the Dudutki folk museum on the banks of the River Ptich. Learn about the Igumen nobles of the Elskys dynasty who made Dudutki one of the centers of cultural life in Belarus. Marvel as history is brought to life at the museum complex, designed to recreate the rural atmosphere of the 19th century. See the only working windmill in Belarus and learn how grain was turned into flour. Visit a pottery shop to watch a skilled potter at work and join in the creative process. Be inspired by a blacksmith, and taste freshly made rye bread at the village bakery. Sample delicious farmer’s butter, homemade cheese and local vodka (samogon produced at the only legal distillery in the country. Taste fresh cucumbers or marinated pickles with honey, served with the vodka, and then go for a walk along the riverside paths. Soak up the natural...

  • Minsk: Jewish City Tour

    4. Minsk: Jewish City Tour

    Start with pickup from your hotel, and meet your guide who will take you through the centuries of Jewish history in Minsk. Minsk once had one of the largest Jewish communities in the Russian Empire, at one point comprising over 50% of the population.  Walk around one of the most famous Minsk Jewish quarters, the Rakovskoe suburb, which has survived to the present day. This area is known as a place of remembrance for the thousands of Belarusian Jews who died here during the Nazi occupation of the city. Many Jewish families were also deported to Western Europe, never to return. The memory of the Jewish community is kept alive to this day. See numerous memorials and burial sites, as well as the former Jewish women's college and the Minsk synagogue.

  • From Minsk: Brest Fortress, City Tour, and National Park

    5. From Minsk: Brest Fortress, City Tour, and National Park

    Depart from Minsk and discover the city of Brest and its main attraction, the Brest Fortress. The fortress was one of the first to take on an enemy strike by German troops, beginning the Great Patriotic War. Learn about the heroic defense of the fortress that led to it being awarded the title Hero Fortress, and see the large memorial that was established on the ruins of the fortress. The next stop will be to one of the most beautiful pedestrian streets in Belarus, Sovetskaya Street, where you can enjoy its many cafés and shops. During a guided tour of the center, you will visit the church of St. Nicholas the Miracle-Worker, the Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, and the Cathedral of Simeon Stylites of Antioch. After a short stop for lunch, head to Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park where open-air cages of wild animals occupy an area of about 20 hectares. A walk through the en...

  • Minsk: Private Sightseeing Tour and Dudutki Museum Tour

    6. Minsk: Private Sightseeing Tour and Dudutki Museum Tour

    Immerse yourself in the rich culture of Belarus on this tour. After getting picked up from your hotel in Minsk, enjoy a sightseeing tour in the company of a certified local guide. See iconic buildings and monuments and learn more about the city's Soviet past. Your experienced guide will tell you interesting facts and stories about Minsk and Belarus. After lunch, head to the Dudutki Museum Complex, which is located at a picturesque site around 45 kilometers away from Minsk. In the company of an official guide, journey into the world of Belarusian traditions and customs. Visit the museum of national crafts, see an old windmill and wooden church, and even watch a potter at work. Sample traditional Belarusian appetizers and beverages, all of which are produced on sight. In the garage of antique cars, you can see a huge variety of vehicles, including World War II cars. Get dropped off back a...

  • Minsk: 2-Day City, Nesvizh Palace, and Mir Castle Tour

    7. Minsk: 2-Day City, Nesvizh Palace, and Mir Castle Tour

    Day 1: 3-hour guided Minsk city tour, private driving and walking tour This tour is delivered by a certified local professional whose language level is excellent or close. On this fascinating 3-hour driving and and walking tour of Minsk, learn about the Belarusian capital and see many buildings and monuments that stand as reminders of the Soviet time. Immerse yourself in the history of the city. Minsk was first mentioned in chronicles of the 11th century and 950 years later, it still has its secrets and mysteries. Your experienced guide will tell you interesting facts and stories about Minsk and Belarus. See important landmarks such as Gates of Minsk, Independence Square, Upper City, Iseland of Tears, and many more. Day 2: Self-guided tour of Minsk, Nesvizh Palace, and Mir Castle with an English-speaking driver Head to the famous palace and park complex in Nesvizh, just 70 miles from...

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What people are saying about Minsk

Overall rating

3.6 / 5

based on 12 reviews

A must see while in Belarus. The driver was really helpful and accommodating. I really enjoyed this experience.

Great day through these amazing castles. A must if you go to Minsk