Weekend in Belarus: Polotsk

Polotsk is the oldest city in Belarus, the center of Europe and the religious capital of Belarus.

Weekend in Belarus: Polotsk

In Polotsk, many old temples, cathedrals and monuments have preserved since the Middle Ages. Here is a list of several sights in Polotsk:

• The Cathedral of St. Sophia of the IX-XVIII century, near the Borisov stone

• Convent of the Saviour and St. Euphrosyne

• The Lutheran Church

• Geographic center of Europe

• The Epiphany Cathedral of the XVIII century.

• Monuments to Francysk Skaryna, Simeon Polotsky, the letter "Ў", Vseslav Charodey

• The Museum of the Belarusian Book-printing, The Museum of Medieval Knighthood.

Weekend in Belarus: Polotsk

In Polotsk you can easily find a place to eat – there are cozy restaurants and many cafes. The prices are average: lunch will cost you 8-10BYN.

Weekend in Belarus: Polotsk