It is in Eastern Europe bordered by Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Lithuania, and Latvia, Minsk’s capital. Both Belarusian and Russian are the official languages, and about half of Belarusians consider themselves nonreligious or atheist. Roman Catholics constitute the most significant religious minority. Ethnic Belarusians constitute about four-fifths of the country’s population; Russians, many of who migrated in the 1960s, form the second-largest ethnic group. Most of the remainder are Poles, Ukrainians, Jews, Latvians, Lithuanians, and Tatars.

The UNESCO World Heritage tourist attractions are The Architectural, Residential and Cultural Complex of the Radzwill family at Nesvizh, Mir Castle Complex, Struve Geodetic Arc, and the Bialowieza Forest. 

The notable festivals in Belarus are the Slavic Bazaar in Vitsyebsk, the Spring International Music Festival, and the Arts Festival for children and youths. Others include Sollertiinsky international festival, International orthodox church music festival, Dunin-Martsinkevich National Drama festival.

Most Belarusian cuisine incorporates locally grown crops; potatoes are a nearly ubiquitous ingredient featured in many dishes. Popular dishes include pork stew(machanka), vereshchaka, homemade sausages, draniki(thick potato pancakes), and kolduny. Others are rye bread, stuffed chicken, pork stew, Siyr, Tvorog. Kvass is a traditional drink from fermented bread, and Kompot is a berry juice; meanwhile, Vodka is generally the alcoholic drink of choice.

Belarus Offers

Belarus offers linked to profiles

Pixexplorer in Belarus

Profile members upload their photos and videos of Belarus

Latest news in Belarus

Latest profile news updated from Belarus Profiles
Ethiopian forces recapture two key towns from Tigrayan forces
08 December 2021
Heritage project funding available - The Business Monthly
08 December 2021
Travel, tourism sectors see glimmers of hope in latest Omicron infomation
08 December 2021
Traveller couple sleeping in car ‘borrow money’ for B&B to escape storm
08 December 2021
Saudi Arabia hosts first international film festival
08 December 2021
USDA Announces $90.2 Million in Grants Awarded to Strengthen Local and Regional Markets for U.S. Agricultural Products
08 December 2021
Four out of five inbound tourism firms hit by Omicron cancellations – poll
08 December 2021
Changes to COVID-19 regulations include new curfew and measures for travelers from Africa region - The San Pedro Sun
08 December 2021

Choose Destination