Mir Castle Complex

Mir Castle Complex

from Russian Cossacks to old people on chariots

Location: 

Mir, Belarus

Duration: 

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Journey: 

personal highlights

  1. Mir Castle Complex: beautifully restored medieval castle in Belarus
  2. Castle Museum: neatly prepared exhibition incl. 10'000 year old horn
  3. Mir Town: an aggregation of barracks, old people and two churches
  4. UNESCO: magnific blend of gothic, renaissance and baroque styles
  5. Battle of Mir: first major Russion Cossack victory over Napoleon 

image sources

  1. Front entrance @ Mir Castle Complex
  2. Medieval kitchen @ Castle Museum
  3. Living room with bear @ Castle Museum
  4. Battle of Mir (Napoleon) @ Castle Museum
  5. Modern transport @ Mir Castle Complex

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