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Excursion to Vitebsk

Excursion to Vitebsk

What You are to see:

  • The Church of the Annunciation – the oldest stone building of the city, a monument of architecture of the XII century. It was destroyed in the 60s of the XX century, but restored in the 2000s in its original form
  • The Town hall – a symbol of city government, built in the XVIII century. Now it houses the Museum of Local Lore
  • Suvorov pedestrian street — one of the oldest streets of the city, which includes a variety of cafes and souvenir shops

The Governor’s Palace – built in the style of classicism in the late XVIII century, in 1812 was the residence of Napoleon Bonaparte. Now this building houses the KGB

  • The Assumption Cathedral – a symbol of the city of Vitebsk, it was built on the site of the exploded temple in 1936
  • The Marc Chagall Museum – the place where the famous artist grew up and where memories of him are carefully preserved
  • The summer Amphitheater – the venue of the international festival of arts “Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk”

Vitebsk is the second oldest city in Belarus, the first mention of it dates back to 974. According to the legend, it was founded by the legendary regent of Kiev – Saint Olga. During our excursion to Vitebsk we will walk through the historic center, the Suvorov, Krylov and Tolstoy pedestrian streets, and talk about the fate of this ancient city. Vitebsk is a city of creative people, it was not in vain that it was chosen as the main festival site of Belarus, the international festival of arts “Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk” has been held in Vitebsk for 25 years. And, of course, You will get acquainted with one of the most famous natives of the city, the famous representative of the avant-garde of the XX century, Marc Chagall, by visiting his House-Museum

Tour details:

Duration - 11 hours
Distance - 540 km
The guide - a responsible and knowledgeable person, who will answer all Your questions
Tour language - any
Excursion variation - By car/on foot

Types of excursions:

Starting point of the excursionFixedWhich is convenient for you
Excursion programFixedChangeable
Number of touristsMore than 20 peopleOnly Your group
TransportBusPassenger car or minibus
GuideWorks for everyoneWorks only for Your group
Finishing point of the excursionFixedWhich is convenient for you