Belarus to Launch Seven Wonders Route for Tourists

Belarus will launch the project The Seven Wonders of Belarus to define seven most compelling and significant sightseeing attractions in the country. According to Alexander Radkov, Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Belarus, the project will be submitted for public discussion. Everyone will be able to vote for this or that place of interest online. In addition, a team of experts will be attracted to implement the project.

It is expected that the following sights are most likely to be submitted to the list of The Seven Wonders of Belarus:

The Brest Fortress

  • The places associated with the heroism of the Belarusian nation during the World War II, including the Brest Fortress, the Mound of Glory, the Khatyn memorial complex, and the Buinichi Field Memorial
  • Churches, cathedrals, castles, and serials of palaces and gardens including Mir Castle, Grodno region and Nesvizh Castle, Minsk region, and St. Sophia Cathedral in Polotsk, Vitebsk region
  • National landmarks, including the Narochansky national park, Belavezhskaya Puscha, and Blue lakes
  • Extraordinary cultural and social sites, including the monument to Ў, a unique letter of the Slavic languages used only in the Belarusian Cyrillic script.

It is important that these seven sightseeing attractions should be located in different regions of the country.  The Seven Wonders of Belarus will be combined in a special tourist route covering the whole territory of the Republic of Belarus.

 

St. Sophia Cathedral in Polotsk, Belarus St. Sophia Cathedral in Polotsk, Belarus Mir Castle
Ў, a unique Belarusian letter in Polotsk, Belarus