Belarus

SUMMARY

I had a very short stay in Belarus but I would love to come back and see more of the country.

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Country #53 - Belarus

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Must see

Memorial Complex Brest Hero Fortress - war memorial

Mir Castle - beautiful castle and UNESCO Heritage Site

Church of Saints Simon and Helena - church in Minsk Independence Square

CURRENCY

The official currency is the Belarusian ruble, but I had no problem paying by credit card. 

Local TRANSPORTATION

Taxis are the most common form of transportation for tourists. 

international transportation

I flew Belavia from Vilnius (VNO) to Minsk (MSQ).  I flew Belavia from Minsk (MSQ) to Kiev (IEV).

FOOD

I did not have any food in Belarus.

PLUGS / ADAPTERS

Belarus uses European plug type C.

VISA REQUIREMENTS

U.S. Citizens have a visa exemption when arriving at and departing from Minsk National Airport.

SAFETY

I felt very safe in the airport.

SHOULD YOU VISIT?

Maybe! If you have time to explore and really see the country then why not, especially because it is not difficult to get to!

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