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Mir Castle and Nesvizh Palace

Nesvizh Palace
Mir Castle
Hunter's Hall at Nesvizh Palace

Duration: 10 hours

Mir is a small town 90 km to the south-west from Minsk. It is most famous for the fairy-tale Mir Castle, still known today as the “medieval flower”. Castle is an impressive architectural monument, included into the list of World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO. It was erected at the end of the XVth century and today it is a combination of Gothic, Baroque and Renaissance architecture that makes Mir Castle so unique. This red brick castle is also a historical monument, which used to belong to several aristocratic families, who have left their mark in the history of the town and of the country in general.

Excursion continues in Nesvizh – a delightful historic town, one of the oldest in the country. You will visit the magnificent Nesvizh Palace – former residence of the aristocratic Radzivilli family, which also includes beautiful park and Farny Roman-Catholic Church of the XVIth century. The complex once numbered around 170 rooms, with a series of underground passages connecting it to the town’s monasteries. Today the exposition of the Palace includes more than 30 exhibition halls, including Prince's apartments, Golden and Star halls, Hunter’s hall and others. According to the National Statistics Committee, Nesvizh Palace was named the most popular museum in Belarus.

Itinerary
Sights
Nesvizh Palace surrounded by ponds
Hunter's Hall at Nesvizh Palace
Nesvizh Town Hall
Portrait Hall at Mir Castle
Сorridors of Mir Castle
Hotels
Address: 82 Sovetskaya Str., Baranovichi

Hotel Gorizont is located in the center of Baranovichi and offers 136 rooms of different type at affordable price. The distance to Baranovichi local railway and bus stations is around 2.5 km.

 

Address: 12a Smolenskaya Str., Baranovichi

Hotel Venin built in 2008 represents the original format of private hotel located in the centre of Baranovichi. It offers very comfortable and well-appointed accommodation comprising of 13 rooms equipped with all that a demanding traveler could require from hotel. At your service are: protected area, attentive personnel and even Japanese cuisine that you can try at the hotel cafe "Osa".

 

Address: Nesvizh Palace, Nesvizh

Hotel Palace is really a unique hotel in Belarus. It is located within the walls of the famous Nesvizh Palace of the 16th -19th centuries (UNESCO World Heritage) at the northeast part of the town of Nesvizh surrounded by a chain of ponds of the Usha river. The design of the hotel fully corresponds to interior of the Palace - the place that served as the residence for the powerful Radziwill dynasty from 1583 to 1939, and fulfilled the function of Nesvizh ordination. The Radziwill Palace had absorbed the attributes of different architectural styles over the 400 years of its history. The guests residing at the hotel will be in touch wilth the whole history of Belarus country: the Palace and adjacent Park Ensemble, the unique Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Church inscribed into the UNESCO World Heritage List, the Nesvizh Town Hall, Slutsk South Gates and many other architectural landmarks. Each of the 22 comfortable hotel rooms is equipped with everything needed for a good rest after an eventful day. In addition, there are several restaurants and a fitness center with a swimming pool, sauna, gym and billiards in the close vicinity.