Mysterious Loshycki park

Tour Number

Activity Level

220674


Categories

Religious Heritage, Museums / Culture, Hiking and Walking

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of a car

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

Belarusian (fluent), English (advanced), French (conversational), Polish (advanced), Russian (fluent)

green tour


These parkways are hidden at the very edge of the city. This is a former estate of the Prušynskis the Liubanskis noble families famous by its splendid dancing balls and cycling entertainments. This park became a place of Jadviha Kienievič (count Liubanski's wife) dramatic death, its paths were beloved walking ways for famous belarusian an polish writers and artists. Then it was KGB's headquarter for training saboteurs, a place of Stalin's mass murders and a residence for Nazis' headquarter meetings. Also, park was well known as a base for science genetic researches under ruling of the world-known soviet geneticist Nikolai Vavilov. . . There are so many layers for this framed space! Chronometers are going off-scale and the time machine is going to break down. . . Our coming back into XXI cent. is guaranteed!
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photo of the night park - Vadzim Litvinaŭ (Minsk)

Itinerary

- meeting at the main entrance of the Loszycki park (pick up at your hotel's lobby or at the airport are possible as well, but have to be paid additionally)
- tour around the old park and its main historical sites (manor house, out-house, ruins of a chapel, old water mills, memorial cross in the name of victims of Stalin's repressions etc. ), 2 hours
- after the tour you could visit the museums in the manor house and outhouse of the old estate, 45 min.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: there are several options:
- the main entrance of the Loshycki park (the crossroad of Majakouskaha st. and Baradzinskaja st.)
- the lobby of your hotel (if not far from city center)
- a point in the city center well known for you

End location: there are several options as well:
- the main entrance of the Loshycki park (the crossroad of Majakouskaha st. and Baradzinskaja st.)
- the lobby of your hotel (if not far from city center)
- a point in the city center well known for you

Duration: 2 hours 30 min.

please, note, this is open air tour which depend on weather! anyway, there are two museums in the old estate (manor hous and outbuilding), where we could spend additional time (1 hour)

Transportation

you need a car just to reach the entrance of the park and come back (see "meeting point")
also, you can use local transport for that (it takes about 20 min. to reach the Loshycki park by bus or trolleybus from the city center)

What’s Included

Other: totally narrated 2,5 hours tour

Please note: Due to OFAC sanctions against my country, 100% of the tour cost is payable in cash to me at the start of the tour. Also, due to local laws, payment must be in our local currency, Belarusian New Rubles (BYN). If you have any questions about this, do not hesitate into contact me through "Ask a Question."

What’s Extra

Other: - if you want to have a cycling tour, then you'll need to pay bicycle's rental (approx. 5-8$ per bike for total time of the tour, the price depends on the point you want it to deliver
- please, note, if the city center is the start point of our cycling, then we would need additional 1,5 hour to reach the park and come back (cycling in the parks of Minsk all the time)
- if you want to meet at the lobby of your hotel or in the city center and then take a car to arrive to the entrance of the park, then you'll need to pay for it (a taxi, approx. 8$ there and back, if in the borders of Minsk)
- if you want to visit estate's museums, you'll need pay for entrance tickets (2,5 $ per person, discounts for children)
- note, the museums have the limited working hours (normally 10.00-18.00, Monday is weekend), nevertheless, the tour around all the sights of the Loshycki park could be provided at any time (even in the night that could be even more romantic)

Restrictions

I'm not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or arrange a car/a driver for you (the prices depend on this). Note! A separate driver is another one local person who can tell you something interesting about the country!

Private tour guide Raman

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