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Memorial Complex Brest Hero Fortress

Geroyev Oborony Brestskoi Kreposti St., 60, Brest 224018, Belarus
+375 162 20-03-65
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I guess monument "courage" is the biggest one I've ever seen.

Brest fortress is one of the most significant places in Belarus. The total area of the fortress is... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2017
Katya M
Minsk, Belarus

monumental athmosphere, time is here different from other countries around. must to see and feel it.

Reviewed 12 January 2017
Luca C
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17 Jan 2017
“I guess monument "courage" is the biggest one I've ever seen.”
11 Jan 2017
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Geroyev Oborony Brestskoi Kreposti St., 60, Brest 224018, Belarus
+375 162 20-03-65
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Brest fortress is one of the most significant places in Belarus. The total area of the fortress is about 4 square kilometers. On June 22, 1941 the garrison of the fortress took the first blow of the German invaders and for more than a month...More

1  Thank Katya M
Reviewed 12 January 2017

monumental athmosphere, time is here different from other countries around. must to see and feel it.

Thank Luca C
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

I didn't know what to expect but it reflected the history of the time. The mail viewing was the eternal flame and the names of Belarus's dead, who lost their lives in the war. The church which was left completely destroyed and rebuilt in the...More

1  Thank Dippy1951
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Don't be fooled by the title, there is no fortress in conventional meaning of this word. You will find gigantic concrete monsters built by commies and tons of propaganda. No single note how commies sieged the place from Poland TOGETHER with nazis a couple of...More

3  Thank kostikk13
Reviewed 7 November 2016

It's large memorial complex mainly dedicated WWII. Many people visited this area from Bielarus and Russia. In the main area there is really big soviet style monument. The place is quite and it's visible that people take care of this area. Nice to visit in...More

Thank Marcin K
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

this is sophisticated historical monument surrounded by picturesque Belarusian nature is the pride of Brest and Belarus

Thank Александр М
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Large fortress. More interesting for those who are interested in history. Museums was closed on the Monday I visited. Nice for a walk around in the afternoon.

1  Thank r7271
Reviewed 30 August 2016

A very interesting place that brims with cultural pride. Brutal architecture contrasts well with historical buildings. Well worth a visit.

Thank rilliesmate
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Too much pride, typical communist style. Loud words about the "great victory" everywhere. Dear Mr Lukashenko, put an end to the communism at last and move your country towards the Western world. No info in English, difficult to understand how to cross the road to...More

2  Thank 34,543
Reviewed 9 August 2016

A historical and tragic place for each Russian, the fortress, that was attacked the first by Nazi on 22 July 1941. The Germans planned to size the fortress in several hours, but it took them more, than a month, and thousands of dead to capture....More

Thank HappyEstray
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как выучиться на экскурсовода по крепости или музея? в прошлом году были курсы и я не успела. А сейчас что-то есть?
16 October 2016|
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Response from 1965_09 | Reviewed this property |
По опыту знаю, что гид только по одному музею-объекту совершенно не интересен. Узость подготовки приводит к тому, что любой вопрос не по теме вводит такого гида в ступор. Да и работать всю жизнь в одном месте и говорить одно... More
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Мой дед, Щуринов Георгий Ильич, воевал в составе 17-го Краснознаменного погранотряда в качестве пулеметчика и был захвачен в плен. Он имеет знак ветерана 17 Краснознаменного погранотряда с удостоверениемЮ но ни в каких списках я найти его не могу... Помогите, пожалуйста!
10 May 2016|
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Response from Alexei_M_15 | Property representative |
Здравствуйте! Отправьте, пожалуйста, письмо на наш электронный адрес с указанием наиболее полных данных о Вашем дедушке. Мы посмотрим по нашим картотекам.
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Дмитрий С
Здравствуйте! Планируем посетить Брестскую крепость 8-9 мая 2016г., скажите пожалуйста режим работы будет обычным или будут вводиться какие-либо ограничения на посещение?
15 March 2016|
Response from Alj0nuschka | Reviewed this property |
Мы были на зимних каникулах. Ограничений не было. Три года назад были в майские праздники. Было здорово! Праздничные мероприятия. Вход для туристов был без ограничений. И есть возможность получить информацию не посредственно... More
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