Nesvizh Palace and Mir Castle tour

During the excursion you’ll get acquainted with the masterpieces of Belarus. Medieval castle in Mir and palace complex in Nesvizh are included in the UNESCO World Heritage.

 

Mir Castle

 

Belorussians, Polish, Jewish, Tatars, Gypsies always lived in chime in the small town Mir which is known more than six centuries. Orthodox and Catholic churches, the buildings of former yeshiva and synagogue, the houses of Mir citizens are included in the architectural ensemble of the former Market Square (today the Squire of the 17th of September).

In the private museum which is located in the building of former tavern you can find a lot of interesting exhibits which can tell a lot about the history of the town.

Mir castle is a great example of defense architecture. The exposition of the museum tells us about the history of the castle, about the manners and life of its owners – Ilinichy, Radzivill, Svetopolk- Mirsky, about the historical events. Medieval festivals, tournaments and markets are held near the walls of Mir Castle.

 

Nesvizh Palace

 

During the excursion to Nesvizh you’ll get acquainted with the amazing city which for four centuries has become a family home of the richest and powerful dynasty in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania – Radziwill.

During the excursion to Nesvizh you’ll get acquainted with the amazing city which for four centuries has become a family home of the richest and powerful dynasty in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania – Radziwill.

You’ll walk on the former Market Squire; see the oldest City Hall in Belarus, The Catholic Church of God’s Body. This is the first building in baroque style on East Slavic lands; it is included in every text-book and encyclopedia on architecture. This is the only in the West Europe necropolis of a family name which stands alongside with the famous Habsburg crypt in Vienna and the Spanish El Escorial of Philip II.Luxury Radzivil palace of the XVI century, extant Slutsk Brama of XVII century, elegant park of the XIX century are only part of the list of masterpieces which you’ll see while visiting a city-museum Nesvizh, the cultural capital of Belarus in 2012.

 

The Itinerary of Nesvizh Palace and Mir Castle Tour

 

Departure from Minsk

Our driver will be waiting for you at your hotel or any address in Minsk prior for 10 minutes before departure time. You will be picked up by an air-conditioned vehicle which will take on a journey through the streets of Minsk. For the most comfortable trip, our driver will offer you bottled water and free WiFi. Usually, we start from Nesvizh Palace.

Arriving to Nesvizh Palace

After about 1 hour 50 minutes you will arrive to Nesvizh. Our driver will bring you to the entrance of Nesvizh Palace and take you to the tour desk to buy an entrance ticket and audio guide (avalable in English, German, French, Chinese) if you like. Waiting time included in the price is 2,5 hours.

Arriving to Mir Castle

Mir Castle is located about 30 km away from Nesvizh. But probably you are hungry. Well, it is time for lunch. You will visit a nice cafe in Mir and taste a traditional Belarusian cuisine. Than our driver will bring you to the entrance of Mir Castle complex and take you to the tour desk to buy an entrance ticket and audio guide (available in English, Germany, Chinese) if you like. Waiting time included in the price is 1,5 hours.

Departing from Mir Castle

Having finished the tour and filled with emotions, you can go back to Minsk. The trip back to Minsk will take approximately 1,5 hour.

What's included:
Pick up and Drop off
Private air-conditioned vehicle
English speaking driver
Souvenirs
What's not included:
Entrance tickets
Nesvizh Palace €6, Mir Castle €6
Audio guide
Nesvizh Palace €1,5 Mir Castle €1,5
Lunch
1 To 3 PAX Duration
Nesvizh Palace and Mir Castle 110 € 8-9 hours
 
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Shared Tour Nesvizh Palace and Mir Castle 110 € 55 € 38 €