What made Brest as it is today? You will find the answers during this very tour. Brest celebrates its millennium in 2019 and riches with its unique atmosphere. It is a combination of architecture, stories and heritages.
We will see the Brest Fortress which is in the top list of Belarus sights. The huge Soviet monuments in combination with the old 19th century ruins create an unforgettable atmosphere. Next to this heritage you will find even more ancient history - 12-13th centuries wooden houses of the ancient town Berestie and hundreds of artifacts which are presented in the Museum now.
Walking tour along the old streets of Brest city will take us 100 years ago, when many Jews lived here, their houses have survived to this day. Did you know that Prime Minister of Israel Menachem Begin was born in Brest?
There's so much more than words could explain. Hesitate no more and let's explore the wonder of the city with a local.
I can't wait to share the knowledge and the stories with all of you!
Starting the tour in the memorial complex Brest Hero Fortress. The Fortress was built in the 19th century. It was used by Russian, Polish and Soviet armies during 100 years. You will learn the history of soldiers struggled during the World War II and will see the huge Soviet monuments and old ruins.
The Fortress was built at the place of ancient town Berestie (old Brest). Today we have a great opportunity to see the 12-13th centuries wooden houses and hundreds of artifacts in the archeological museum.
Continue the city tour in one of the oldest places in Belarus. You will see how historical buildings live together with modern tourist attractions. Orthodox and catholic temples, old jewish houses, Lenin statue, nice pedestrian street and cosy atmosphere of Brest are waiting for you. In the evening, at sunset, you will see the Brest lamplighter, who manually lights the old lanterns on the promenade.
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MEETING POINT + TOUR DURATION
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection
Duration: 3 hours.
Brest Fortress is an open area complex with variety of museums.
According to our itinerary we visit the archeological museum, but if you are more interested in visiting War museum we can change the plan.
It's mostly walking tour.
We use comfortable private transport just to pick you up from the meeting place, to drive from the Brest Fortress Complex to the Old Town and to deliver you to the hotel or Bus/Railway station (if needed).
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
- Admission Tickets
ESTIMATED LOCAL CASH NEEDED
10 USD - Souvenirs
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
Regarding payment method:
Due to Belarus' unique restrictions, travelers can book a tour through the ToursByLocals' website, however the payment would need to be done directly to the guide in cash upon meeting on the tour date.