Things to do in Brest

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Things to Do in Brest

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  • PinkSnowKai
    New York City, NY21 contributions
    This is one of the best places in Brest. You can enjoy history and nature at the same time! Make sure you book/go with a guide for all the info.
    Written 13 November 2020
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  • andrew wezzer
    Brest, Belarus21 contributions
    We really enjoyed this street. No cars, peaceful and plenty of nice places to eat. Of course, shops too. My wife enjoyed those. I sat and drank coffee
    Written 10 September 2020
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  • Mark42139
    New York City, NY1,440 contributions
    This is a very neat alley, and the statues here are worthwhile visiting and taking a picture with. The street also has many vendors.
    Written 8 September 2019
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  • eng333
    New Jersey1,322 contributions
    This museum has a large number of unique railway cars. Definitely worth a visit. There is a small indoor section too. Note that the entrance is on the south side.
    Written 31 August 2019
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  • SteveK
    Los Angeles, CA179 contributions
    Unexpected gem. 5th Fort belongs on Belarus tourist lists even for non-history diehards.

    Exhibits in heated portion of fort interior are thoughtfully curated in contemporary museum style. Huge thank you for English captions, a tremendous assist to interested tourists that broadens museum’s mainstream appeal.

    The star is the fort itself which is explored on one’s own. As written elsewhere, bring a flashlight. Really. It’s dark, wet, and easy to get hurt.

    For diehards, 5th Fort is one of several extant similar structures. It’s in great shape unlike others which are trickier to access and more precarious to traverse. For those interested in exploring this era of fort or the WWII relevance, this is the right choice and is convenient to Brest.

    I assume it’s a curatorial choice that there is no information available in the bowels of the fort itself. That’s fair. Exhibit portion seeks to academically prepare one for what to look for. But I’d propose numbering key elements (e.g., blast door, heavy gun, seating apparatus in hallway, ventilation duct, ammunition storage chamber) then providing a hardcopy paper with details by number. That’s an unobtrusive, small footprint way of helping me better understand the story you want to tell.

    Thank you for so beautifully preserving this important history.
    Written 17 November 2021
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  • Katya M
    Minsk, Belarus223 contributions
    People in Belarus respect aurochs very much, the animals are listed in the red book. We like them not only because they are running low, not only because they are of a rather impressive size, but because they are age mammoths.
    Written 17 January 2017
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  • PKUKPK
    Braintree, UK6 contributions
    I have travel through Brest in 1986 and all what I remember was the railway station. I was pleasantly surprised that the building has been kept in perfect condition till now. It is a unique Soviet Union architecture building. There is no such railway stations anywhere else apart from Soviet Union.
    Written 12 September 2020
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  • PKUKPK
    Braintree, UK6 contributions
    I have walked through Gogolya Street from end to end and have taken pictures of all metal statues and compositions. It is amazing. Absolutely unique place. Each creation is a state of art. Must see place.
    Written 12 September 2020
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  • Jub
    Queenstown, New Zealand69 contributions
    The displays weren't in English but I enjoyed look at the 4m deep excavation site from various views am for 20,000 BYR. Also, keep a eye for the cat
    Written 22 September 2015
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  • Vohla
    10 contributions
    A nice cozy museum with inspired staff! The guided excursion was
    very interesting, and we hope to visit in summer to see the park which should be great then.

    Небольшой уютный музей, увлеченный персонал, было интересно! Жалко, что парк зимой не так красив.
    Written 2 December 2018
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  • ASL_18
    Munich, Germany3 contributions
    The exhibition shows art objects which have been confiscated by the Belarussian customs. In June 2014 the exhibition showed mainly orthodox icons and other ecclesiastical objects. Unfortunately 50 % of the exhibition where closed due to rearrangements and the descriptions are only in Belarus.
    The entrance costs approx. 1€ per person, flat-rate photographing costs additional 0,30 €. Only cash is accepted and you should have enough small bills, as they normally do not have change (as in many places).
    A really nice exhibition, especially when the weather is really bad.
    Written 17 June 2014
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  • JustineLow
    Tarragona, Spain193 contributions
    You can actually put your old leg into the boot. It's quite nice to take a chance to take a photo with your leg inside. Quite special.
    Written 20 April 2016
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  • MrThomas1981
    Ipswich, UK653 contributions
    This church has a lot of history to it and some can be seen inside - it has been partially restored but not yet the artwork or frescoes inside and the bare brick contrasts starkly to the religious artefacts inside. Its worth a look around if you are in the fortress complex.
    Written 21 February 2020
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  • Ike W
    Curitiba, PR153 contributions
    This museum tells the history about the defense of Brest Fortress, in a simple way. The displays, in English, are on the floor, in each room. Are eight, in total. Easy to understand every part of the theme. There´s some interesting objects and pictures about that time. It is in the fortress complex.
    Written 2 September 2018
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  • PKUKPK
    Braintree, UK6 contributions
    One of many things to see in Brest. Loving creation of local sculptors. It gives you opportunity to study local history in details.
    Written 12 September 2020
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