TOP 10 Belarus sights worth visiting
We will tell you what sights to see for a tourist who came to Belarus for the first time.
Minsk is the capital of Belarus. It is a big developing city, which is constantly on the move. The structure of the city allows tourists easily find the best places to live and spend time.
In the center of the city there is Oktyabrskaya Square, the Svisloch River Embankment, the Old Town, the Opera and Ballet Theatre - all these places can be visited and there are comfortable cafes and restaurants for snacking. In the area of Nemiga and the Upper Town, there are city parks, bars and terraces.
Minsk often hosts interactive art shows, weekend street performances, club events, meat, honey and local goods fairs, open-air sports festivals, charity events and much more - the city has something to offer if you dare to ask.
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Belarus is a country that is keen on winter sports. The most popular ski resorts are Silichi and Logoisk that are located in Logoisk district.
Situated among the pine forest, both complexes have a developed infrastructure, which attracts visitors in both winter and summer. The modern slopes, well equipped for skiing and snowboarding, nearby recreation facilities, gyms, equipment rental and summer sports grounds are ideal for winter sports enthusiasts.
In January 2004, the opening of the first in Belarus skiing sports and health-improving complex "Logoisk" took place.
President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko attended the opening ceremony. On the territory of the complex the main slope with a chairlift and two operating tracks, a ski equipment point and a hot meal point were put into operation. Two artificial reservoirs with the total area of 2.5 thousand square meters were created to equip the complex with an artificial snowmaking system. A guarded parking lot for 1,000 cars was prepared for parking of vehicles. On March 14, 2004, the first national mountain skiing competitions were held here, in which 93 people took part.
How to get
From Minsk you can get to the ski center Logoisk:
- buses № 250, 251, 350, 351 "Minsk-Logoisk". Departure from "Slavinsky" Control Station;
- route taxi № 1198 "Minsk-Logoisk". Departure from "Vostok" metro station;
- car along Minsk, Ring Road turn towards Vitebsk - highway M3. Then follow the M3 highway towards Logoisk, then follow the signs to "Logoisk".