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Mir Castle

Krasnoarmeyskaya 2, Mir 231444, Belarus
+375 1596 28-290
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Excellent Castle Visit and well Maintained Museum

The Mir castle is about an 1.5 hour drive from Minsk with beautiful scenic views of the countryside... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
One of the best castles in Belarus

This is a great place to visit. Keep in mind that the best time to visit is undoubtedly summer... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
Uladzimir P
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Krasnoarmeyskaya 2, Mir 231444, Belarus
+375 1596 28-290
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

The Mir castle is about an 1.5 hour drive from Minsk with beautiful scenic views of the countryside along. The highways in Belarus are excellent and on a weekend it is pretty to watch the forests and people doing a variety of outdoor activities. The...More

1  Thank Sundncr
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to visit. Keep in mind that the best time to visit is undoubtedly summer, because of open space and wind. Nevertheless I highly recommend to come there.

Thank Uladzimir P
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

The castle is well organised and well restored. Bear in mind that the restoration is recent and that the contents are from elsewhere . If interested in the recent history (WW2) do not miss climbing the first tower of the tour to see the exhibits...More

1  Thank AlanofLondon
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

I beleive along with the Nyasvizh castle they must be the best WRussian sightseeing destinations from any perspective: history, accessability, infrastructure, organization and contents. An excursion with an audioguide takes coupla hours. At the exit, next to the cloackroom there is the entrance to the...More

Thank Karin V
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The impressive Mir Castle Complex is a well deserved UNESCO World Heritage Site, located in the town of Mir, in Grodno region (90 km away from Minsk and 29 km away from Nesvizh Castle). Accessible by public transportation. Helpful staff. It's ideal for a day-trip....More

Thank Ana C
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

It is nice place to walk around in parks especially in green time (spring, summer) not intresting inside in the museum.

Thank Rūta R
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Mir Castle is a well-preserved, historical site that has a lot to offer for everyone who likes medieval architecture and design. Even from the parking lot, the view of the castle is alluring, and you start to imagine how it would feel to live in...More

Thank Ergukun
Reviewed 25 October 2016

UNESCO Heritage Site. Comprehensive restoration work was finished in 2010 after 27 years. We went on a guided tour of the castle. The guide gave many details on the history of the place, particularly focusing on the 16th-19th century. Not much was said about recent...More

2  Thank Lene R
Reviewed 24 October 2016

A very beautiful castle and a big pond beside of it that are worth a visit. Mir belonged to the expanding Duchy of Lithuania. There are exhibitions available on-site. After visiting Mir, i advise to visit Niasvisz castle which is not so far away, you...More

1  Thank Denis S
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Nice castle in hour-ride from Minsk. Cute region and sights. Very cheap tickets. Beautiful architecture and nature all the way to this place. It's open till 6 PM, so you have to hurry if you travel 2 castles in one day.

Thank Svetlana L
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Denise S
19 January 2015|
Response from Antanina K | Reviewed this property |
It depends!there are good trips from Minsk,including a guide following you and some more historical sights besides Mir!like nesvizh)the thing is that local guides might not speak English,only Russian(and audioguide inside... More