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Vilnius Private Tour: Uzhupis City Walking Tour
"Although Uzhupis (Užupis) is a vital neighbourhood in Vilnius City it beats to the rhythm of its own drum. As this neighbourhood is separated by a river from the old town it's name hails from a literal phrase “beyond the river” pronounced ‘Uzhupis’. Back in the day Uzhupis used to be a drowsy even rough neighbourhood but today it's an artists paradise and bohemian Vilnius getaway often compared to Montmartre in Paris or Kristiania in Copenhagen. Through the initiative of some Uzhupis residents
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Private Vilnius Evening Ghost Walking Tour
"Once the sun goes down and Vilnius starts revealing its dark side you will meet your local guide and enjoy a thrilling and eery evening full of stories myths and legends.First stop on the tour you will visit Vilnius Cathedral and it's square. The architecturally-stunning monument is a mixture once used to be a Pagan Shrine. As an option (additional fees apply) you can even visit the inside of the cathedral and admire a magical painting of St. Casimirus and learn all about his legend.Moving on to the Western corner of the lower castle you will listen to a tragic love-story of Lithuanian Grand Duke and his sorrow after his wife‘s death. Moving on to the Eustachy Wollowicz Palace you will learn all about the monks
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Vilnius Private Tour: Uzhupis City Walking Tour
"Although Uzhupis (Užupis) is a vital neighbourhood in Vilnius City it beats to the rhythm of its own drum. As this neighbourhood is separated by a river from the old town it's name hails from a literal phrase “beyond the river” pronounced ‘Uzhupis’. Back in the day Uzhupis used to be a drowsy even rough neighbourhood but today it's an artists paradise and bohemian Vilnius getaway often compared to Montmartre in Paris or Kristiania in Copenhagen. Through the initiative of some Uzhupis residents
From EUR11.00

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Why Belarus

This is how it worked:First I bought travel shoes made in Vitebsk - that was year 2000, and I still wear them.Then my stove went out of order, and the replacement happened to be made in Brest, so far...
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Muscovite
Apr 28, 2014

Belarusian Tourist Office

Found the site of Belarusian Tourist Office.However, writing to their info@belarustourism.by proved useless.It appears that to get an answer you have to write to someone in particular, like...
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Muscovite
Apr 28, 2014

Visiting Minsk

HiI was in Minsk last year. A taxi to downtown Minsk is about $45 USD one way. There is a bus I believe, and it is much less, but you would have to ask at the airport. The airport is about an hour...
ajsier
Jul 25, 2010

Belarusian money - Rubel

The Belarusian currency is called "rubel", though Russian variant of the name "ruble" can be (and is) used with relation to Belarusian money. All Exchange offices and Banks are regulated by government...
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melek02
May 14, 2010

"Slavonic Bazaar"

If you manage to visit Vitsebsk in June, you will attend the traditional "Slav Bazaar" international song festival. visiting Vitsebsk and seeing Mark Shagal Museum and walking in the central park of...
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hunterV
Feb 28, 2008

FREEDOM AND INDEPENDENCE

If you imagined Belarus as a country of old Russian cars, fear and poverty, then you were wrong. If you heard stories about Belarus as the "last dictatorship in Europe", you should eliminate them from...
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Apr 05, 2006
 
 
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Additional fee for foreigners

When I was leaving the Belarus in Brest it appeared that I had to pay a border fee. The border officer did not want to pass me through without it. I had to be back from the border to pay this fee. The...
Raffmo
Mar 12, 2006

World War II Veterans

I have met them when I was walking by river Muhavets. I asked them if I could have a photo of them. They politely accepted that. I tried to talk with them about the war. They were so proud. They did...
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Dirim
Feb 18, 2006

Visas

Poles and EU citizens need a visa to get to Belarus. Fee for a single entry visa for Poles is 6 USD for 2 entries 11 USD (all infos for...
Raffmo
Jan 06, 2006

Visit a Belarussian Village

I read on another VT page about spending some time in a Belarus Village, well our friends live in a village called Gribino which is so small it wasn't even on my map! We spent 3 days in this village...
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rboittier
Aug 19, 2005

Little "Hares" and "Squirrels"

Belarus Rouble is one of the smallest currencies in the world. Todays rate is about 1800 BYR for 1 USD, and it is permanently going down. You can notice long queques to the exchange offices in Minsk....
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Pablos_new
Jun 05, 2003

When I visited Belarus and in...

When I visited Belarus and in particular Minsk I was greeted with many different feelings. It is quite hard to imagine a lifestyle that provokes the feelings of yesteryear yet also the resemblance in...
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blue-viggen
Aug 26, 2002

My travel tips for Belarus are...

My travel tips for Belarus are all limited to Minsk, the capital. Although I visited several other places, I only made day trips and so I simply do not have the experience to recommend anything...
tiganeasca
Aug 25, 2002

Belarus is a paradise for...

Belarus is a paradise for nature lovers. The country lies in the woody middle of the Eastern Europe. From immemorial times, the forests stayed almost untouched. The landscape is rather flat. Deep...
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minchanka
Aug 25, 2002

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Top Things to Do in Belarus

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Modern National Library of Belarus

Byelorussians are highly critical of the Library, they call it ‘Shurik’s Sharik’ – ‘Alexander’s (Lukashenko, the president) hexagon’. Indeed, it is a hexagon, and loyalists will present is rather as...
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Cathedral of St Sohia

The St Sophia Cathedral is at an elevated location at the Dvina River west of the city center. From the river you have to climb stairs. From the other side you reach the cathedral by road. The first...
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Castle

The castle in Nesvizh is a UNESCO world heritage object. It was a residential castle of the Radziwill family, one of the most wealthy clans of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and Polish kingdom. They...
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Belarusian Opera and Ballet Theatre

The famous Grand Opera House (the Bolshoi Theatre of Byelarus), same as the Academy of Sciences and the complex of governmental buildings at the Independence square, was designed by the talented...
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Troitskoye Predmestie - Old Town

Troitskoye Predmestye (Trinity Suburb) is name of Minsk’s old town. The name of this part of city is coming from the former Trinity Church that once stood in the area. This area was build between 1982...
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Isle of Tears

Walking around Central Minsk, perhaps on Fridays or Saturdays - you will find that there are quite a few visitors going on and off of an island through a curved bridge that connects it with the...
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"BELARUS - THE LAST OASIS OF FREEDOM IN EUROPE"
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"Still Retains Aspects Of The Old Soviet Union"
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"From Russia to Germany and back home via Belarus"
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"Belarus"
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"Belarus, the Land of Industrious People"
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