4 days /3 nights
Turov is located in the South of Belarus, in the historical region of Palesse. For the first time it is mentioned in 980. Turov is a unique city of X century on the territory of tribe dregovichy. Now in Turov you can see holy stone crosses, which grow from the ground. People believe, that these crosses treated for various diseases.
Arrival in Gomel, transfer to the chosen hotel, check-in at the hotel
Free time. Dinner
Gomel sightseeing tour. «Gomel: past and present» (3 hour bus sightseeing tour around city, including all 4 city districts).
Visit to «The Rumyantsevs and the Paskeviches: the owners of the Gomel Estate» (including visiting the Palace of the Rumyantsevs and the Paskeviches).
Evening entertainment programs: circus, philharmonic society, casino etc.
Travel to Turov ( 350 km from Gomel). It is located in the South of Belarus, in the historical region of Palesse. For the first time it is mentioned in 980. Turov is a unique city of X century on the territory of tribe dregovichy. Now in Turov you can see holy stone crosses, which grow from the ground. People believe, that these crosses treated for various diseases.
Visit to All Saints Church
All Saints wooden church was built in 1810. It is situated in one of the central streets of modern Turov – Leninskaya street. There are stone crosses on the right side of the entrance and the altar. It is a symbol of faith and the object of cult worship for the Orthodox Christians. There is a legend about these crosses in Turov. They sailed themselves up the stream along the Dnieper and the Pripyat from Kiev and stopped near the city. Then the water turned bloody red. There is also a monument to Constantine Ostrogsky, the famous west European personality and adherent of the Orthodox Church.
The years of the Second World War also left their traces on the lands of Turov. To the right of the church you can find a tomb of German soldiers. The tomb is in the form of a birch. In the postwar years crosses made ??of birch were established on burial places of the dead invaders.
The route to the «Tsar Pine» in the National Park «Pripyatsky»
You can also try an interesting route to the «Tsar Pine». You will be totally inspired with the power and spirituality of the forest kingdom. This route will introduce you to the features of the floodplain features and the ancient craft of local people, such as – bee keeping which partly remained in the form it existed in ancient times. On the bed, stretching along the marsh there is the largest and oldest pine in the park with a beehive and protection from bears.
Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out from the hotel. Transfer to Gomel