This tour has a minimum quantity number of persons of 2
places where thousands of people were on the edge of life and died in agony,
even the air is saturated with the tragedy and birds sing less. These places
for a long time continue to inspire deep sorrow, helping society to recover
from wars and disasters that are doomed to people by ambitions of the rulers
Transportation in a comfortable car on the route Airport - Hotel - Airport.
in 3-4* hotel (downtown, near downtown)
on the route
(according to the program)
Tours (according to the program)
Meeting with the guide.Transfer to the
hotel. Accommodation. Sightseeing tour around Minsk will introduce you with the history
and culture of the city, give you the opportunity to see the most famous sights
of the capital of Belarus. You will visit the Victory Square and stroll through the streets of
the Trinity Hill. Rest.
at the hotel. A trip to the Museum of the Great Patriotic War. Visit of the
Memorial “Pit”, located at Melnikaite Street, Minsk. “The Pit” is not exactly a
monument. This place is a deep pit, in which on March 2,
Nazis shot and buried about 5,000 prisoners of the Minsk Concentration Camp,
which retained mostly Jews. The descent into the pit leaves indelible feelings
in each visitor. The Alley of the Righteous was laid there.
travel to the Trostenets Memorial Complex to the South part of Minsk.
1943 in a half a kilometre from the village of Maly Trostenets, the Nazis built a furnace to burn
shot people. This place was a huge pit with rails being stacked in it, over which
a lattice was laid. The pit was equipped with a special descent, which was used
to transport people in either covered gas vans or trucks with an open bed. The
furnace worked without stopping. Only during a few days, about 6.5 thousand
prisoners of the Minsk prison were terminated here. According to the number of victims,
Trostenets gravely takes its fourth place in Europe after Auschwitz, Majdanek and Treblinka.
Next, we’ll go to the North-Eastern outskirts of Minsk to visit another sad place - the
Memorial complex Kurapaty. In 1937 - 1940, this was a place of mass executions
of the Soviet people, who had been repressed by People’s Commissariat for
Internal Affairs (NKVD). According
to various estimates, up to 7 thousand people buried - victims of political
repression of Stalin’s period - are still buried here.
has the status of historical and cultural value of the first category, and in
accordance with the Law of the Republic of Belarus on Protection of Historical and
Cultural Heritage, this corresponds to the status of the most unique spiritual
values of Belarus. Arrival at
the hotel. Rest.
at the hotel. A trip to the Memorial complex Khatyn.There once was an ordinary village. On March
punitive detachment in retaliation for the murder of several German soldiers
burned alive 149 residents of Khatyn, mostly women, children and older people.
This place has become a symbol of mass termination of the civilians by war
criminals in the occupied territories.
to Minsk. A visit to the MilitaryCemetery, which is one of the oldest
necropoleis in the city, where many outstanding people of Belarus found their final rest. Return to
the hotel. Rest. Overnight.