If you want to get acquainted with ancient Belarusian traditions and lifestyle, visit the Strochytsy museum! It’s only four kilometers from the Minsk Ring Road.
The open air museum strikes with its vast territory, it includes three exhibitions that reflect the main historical regions of Belarus. There you can not only walk among the buildings of that time but also see them inside. Moreover, the museum often hosts various exhibitions.
Everyone who loves Chaim Soutine's works can enjoy the paintings of the famous Belarusian artist in this museum. The museum is located in the village of Smilavichy. The artist was born there. Although no authentic works of the artist are presented at the exhibition, even delegations come here to see how the painter had spent his childhood. The museum also displays the works of another well-known Smilavichy artist — Shraga Tsarfin.
The only Belarusian museum of this kind leaves appeals to everyone —both adults and children. The Children's Museum of Myths and Forest is a wooden house on the edge of the forest. The fairly realistic exposition of the museum and the interesting guided tour excites the visitors! There you can learn everything not only about the mythical creatures of Belarus but also about the forest inhabitants.
There are many interesting sights in this village. And we can't but mention one of them — the Catholic Church of Ruzhentsova Mother of God and St. Dominic. It was built in 1906. The sanctuary is located in a very picturesque place: on the banks of the river Isloch. Tourists say that this church evokes special feelings that cannot be expressed in words.
St. Joseph Church in the Village of Rubezhevichy
This neo-Gothic church is one of the main attractions in the Minsk region. The church is is truly impressive. You can see it from afar when you are just approaching the village. Today anyone can visit the functional church.
This Belarusian natural monument is located in the Dziarzhynsk district. The landscape is quite hilly in that area, so the spring flows and forms small waterfalls. There are equipped places for collecting water, as it is believed that the water there is not only clean but also very tasty. There is a summerhouse near the spring where you can spend endless hours listening to the sound of water, birdsong, and the rustle of the trees!
In our opinion, it is the perfect place to walk. It has a special atmosphere. You can see the ruins of the mill of XIX century and walk down to the banks of the Isloch.
Minsk region is an attractive tourist destination. There are countless sights to see. We hope that you have already chosen the place where you would like to spend your weekend!