Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park

Brest Region

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Schedule

9:00-18:00

Site

http://npbp.brest.by/

Description

A key tourist attraction of Belarus, Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park is a primeval forest which used to stretch from the Baltic Sea to the Buh River and from Odder to the Dnieper River. The park is in the Brest region and is one of 4 National Parks in Belarus and the largest forest in the lowlands of central Europe. The park is famous for its ancient named oak trees dating back more than 500 years. In all there are almost 900 species of trees and flowers here including: old ash, pine, silver fir etc. Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park is also home to more than 250 animal and bird species, including: the largest population of the rare European bison, wolf, lynx, otter, tarpan European wild horse, greater spotted eagle, crane, woodpecker, long tailed tawny owl and others. As well as the forest, Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park also boats a zoo, library and a museum, and supports wood processing, handicrafts and various local industries. Here you will also find Belarussian Santa Clause (Ded Moroz) who lives there all year long. Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992. In 1993 it was granted UNESCO Biosphere Reserve status. National Park provides guest houses, cafes, parking, rent bikes and many other attractions for everyone to spend a wonderful time there.

Address


  • Brest Region
  • 225063, Respublika Belarus, Kameneckii raion, d. Kamenyuki
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