2 hours, Start: 12:00-17:00
Did you know? Brest is a historical site for many cultures, as it hosted important historical events, such as the Union of Brest and Treaty of Brest-Litovsk and the Brest Fortress was recognized by the Soviet Union as a Hero Fortress in honor of the defense of Brest Fortress. Experience the most rewarding adventure with your family on our exclusive family walking tour. Our family-friendly local professional guide will make sure the kids have as much fun sightseeing as adults. The well-informed guide will take you on a 2-hour long walking tour. The tour has an easy pace and includes a stroll around the city center, highlighting the famous cultural and architectural sites. The whole family will have fun learning about Brest’s fascinating and interesting sites. The stories shared by the guide are guaranteed to provide a few giggles as you wind down the off-beaten paths of the city. Let’s go and reach out to one of the oldest reserve forests in the world in Belovezhskaya Pushcha.
Brest Millennium Monument (2009) - was designed by the Belarusian architect Alexei Andreyuk and sculptor Alexei Pavluchuk to commemorate the millennium of Brest, Belarus. It was erected in 2009 at the intersection of Sovietskaya Street and Gogol Street in Brest. The project was financed by the state budget and public donations. The monument presents a group of bronze statues. The angel of mercy with a cross is standing at the top of a granite column.
Lenin square is in the center of Brest, very near all the other main attractions. There is the Holy Cross Catholic Church as well of course as a statue of Lenin.
Brest (Belarusian: Брэст / Берасьце, Bieraście, pronounced [brɛs̪t̪]; Russian: Брест, pronounced [brʲes̪t̪]; Lithuanian: Brasta; Polish: Brześć; Yiddish: בריסק, romanized: Brisk), formerly Brest-Litovsk (Russian: Брест-Литовск, lit. 'Lithuanian Brest'; Belarusian: Берасце Літоўскі (Берасце), romanized: Berastze Litouski (Berastze); Lithuanian: Lietuvos Brasta; Polish: Brześć Litewski, Yiddish: בריסק דליטא), Brest-on-the-Bug (Polish: Brześć nad Bugiem), is a city (population 350,616 in 2019) in Belarus at the border with Poland opposite the Polish city of Terespol, where the Bug and Mukhavets rivers meet, making it a Border town. It is the capital city of the Brest Region.