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Belovezhskaya Pushcha / Bialowieza Forest

#32 of 601 things to do in Belarus Features Animals
near Kamianiuki | Brest Voblast (Kamianiec and Pruzhany districts) and Hrodna Voblast, Belarus
+375 1631 56-398
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Great for cycling

Even though this place is popular with travelers hoping for a glimpse of the European Bison, I did... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Animesh S
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Minsk, Belarus
Theme park

An hour's drive from Brest, this park has a replica of an old farm house, makes vodka and has a zoo... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2016
Anne C
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Canberra, Australia
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25 Jul 2016
“The Białowieża Fores is World Heritage and the home of the European bison!”
13 Apr 2017
“Great for cycling”
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near Kamianiuki | Brest Voblast (Kamianiec and Pruzhany districts) and Hrodna Voblast, Belarus
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

Even though this place is popular with travelers hoping for a glimpse of the European Bison, I did not get a glimpse of any animal (other than a few squirrels). Towards the end of the cycling route is an enclosure with different animals (including the...More

Thank Animesh S
Reviewed 22 October 2016

An hour's drive from Brest, this park has a replica of an old farm house, makes vodka and has a zoo (unusual for a national park). The zoo has two beautiful brown bears in small damp concrete and steel cages.

1  Thank Anne C
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The forest isn't ancient as I have seen written in places. Essentially it is a large pine forest with some oak and silver birch thrown in. Bus from Brest costs 3.81 BYN, and bike hire for 3 hours cost 13.00 BYN, but two hours to...More

1  Thank r7271
Reviewed 25 July 2016

In this review I talk about the Belarusian part of the Bialowieza Forest! I've been there so many times, I think more than 10. I see how this place develops and I am sure a successful future waits it. I adore it! If you are...More

Thank TheHappySmurf
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Belovezhskaya forest may seem a great place with large expanses of forest, good places for cycling, with some museums, ethnographic places, etc. There is also high possibility to see some wild European forest animals – deers, boars and even bisons in the forests. For these...More

1  Thank acorna
Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

Unesco great national park of Belarus and of the biggest in Europe. Must a visit for all ages, toured guide inside. Museum and restaurant are available on site as well.

1  Thank Tal R
Reviewed 12 September 2015

If you are in Belarus, then a visit to this forest is a must. It can easily be visited on a day trip from Brest using the local buses. I couldn't find much information online so here's what the situation was when I travelled there...More

12  Thank armrestdominance
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Great place for cycling, lots of fresh air, cheap and tasty food, credit cards everywhere accepted. You can also see bisons and some other animals, visit the residence of the Belorussian Santa Claus and some museums. Recommend.

2  Thank N4T4LI4
Reviewed 4 August 2015

I went to Puscha with my friend. We were hitchhiking witch is pretty easy in Belorussia paid entrance fee (reasonable price), rented two bikes (Its cheap ) ad went to one of the most beautiful parks I have ever seen in my life. So fresh,...More

1  Thank Irina M
Reviewed 28 July 2014

I was pleasantly surprised to hear that the World Heritage Committee by its decision of June 2014 approved the extension of the UNESCO World Heritage site “Belovezhskaya Pushcha / Białowieża Forest, Belarus, Poland”, which became “Białowieża Forest, Belarus". It comprises both national parks today. In...More

1  Thank Yogi_Brest_Belarus
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Hakaman
Are there accommodations and transportation to the park? Are there guided tours? I will be visiting in late August 2015 with a local friend who speaks the Russian
14 June 2015|
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Response from Lidia V |
1. There are few hotels at this place, the price per night per person from 20 to 130 euro (of course it depends on your wishes and abilities))) You can reach the park by bus from Brest. it rides several times during a... More
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