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Lufthansa City Center

Telephone: +375 17 226 83 92 or +375 29 682 70 38
Email:
reception@vokrugsveta.by

Internatsionalnaya 31,
220030 Minsk
Belarus
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Some little known facts about Belarus:

  • Pripyatski National Park is the only place where you can find primeval lowland oak-woods;
  • Belovezhskaya Pushcha is the largest ancient forest in Europe;
  • Nesvizh was owned by the Radziwills, one of Europe’s richest families;
  • Belarus has the world’s largest population of bison, the majority of which live in the Belovezhskaya Pushcha;
  • One of three East-Slavonic St. Sophia Cathedrals is situated in Belarus;
  • Belarus was one of the first nations in Europe to have its own printed Bible (1517);
  • Tadeusz Kosciuszko, the national hero of Belarus, Poland and United States, is a native of Belarus;
  • The Belarusian partisan movement in World War II was the strongest resistance movement in Europe;
  • The Slutsk belts were woven only by men.