ATTRACTIONS: (a few major)
The Belarusians love the outdoors and the cities offer plenty of parks and open spaces. There are five renowned national parks in the country, and one of them, the Belovezhskaya Puschka, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Although the Chernobyl disaster in neighboring Ukraine impacted the Gomel region of Belarus, is is scientifically accepted that any danger to health for visitors to Belarus is minimal. There are very strict controls over the contaminated areas and they cannot be visited without official approval.
- Electricity: 220V, 50Hz
- Times to Travel: Belarus has clean modern airports and excellent international rail links. Driving is possible, with the requirement that the driver have an international license. Auto insurance can be purchased at the border
May to September is considered to be the best time to travel to Belarus. The daytime temperatures are in the high 70's° to low 90's° F (23° - 35° C). If you don't mind the cold weather, winter is beautiful.
TOURISM SITES AND LINKS:
- Belarus National Tour Operator
- Belarus Tourist Information Portal
- Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park
- Architecture of Belarus
- National Parks
- Marc Chagall Museum
- Minsk Travel Guide
- Official Holidays
- Republic of Belarus Official Site
- Russian Words and Phrases
- UNESCO Sites
- Welcome to Belarus Travel Information
PASSPORTS - TRAVEL VISAS - WARNINGS:
|Land Area||202,900 km2|
|Water Area||4,700 km2|
|Total Area||207,600km2 (#84)|
|Government Type||Presidential Republic In Name, Although In Fact A Dictatorship|
|GDP (PPP)||$166.00 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$17,500|
Countries of Europe
This page was last updated on November 22, 2017.