The evening streets of Brest

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

The tour introduces the streets of evening Brest and tells about the past and present of the city.

“Border guards” is a memorial border complex

The memorial border complex was reconstructed on the basis of the monument “guards of the borders” (1972, sculptor M. Altshuler, architects A. Gorbachev and N. Milovidov) in 2001 on funds, collected personal composition, veterans border troops Republic Belarus and other donations.

St. Simeon Cathedral

The construction of the stone Church started in 1862, it was Built by architect V. Polikarpova from Brest. In 2005, near the Cathedral was erected a monument to Athanasius of Brest.

Brest lamplighter

In June 2009, a memorial sign “Old lantern”was installed on Sovetskaya street. At the same time there were 17 lanterns with kerosene lamps inside. Lights are lit at the time of astronomical sunset.

Millennium monument of Brest

The authors of the monument of the Millennium of Brest are architect Alexei andreyuk and sculptor Alexei pavlyuchuk.

Dedicated to the Millennium of Brest, erected in 2009 at the intersection of Gogol street and Sovetskaya street in the old part of the city at the expense of donations of citizens and funds of the city. The total height of 15 meters. The monument is conceived as a model of the city, expressed in historical images (Prince Vladimir Vasilkovich, Grand Duke of Lithuania Vytautas, as well as Radziwill, Nicholas Black) and in generalized images of the inhabitants of the city (chronicler, soldier, mother). All figures are placed under the cover of the guardian angel.

Gogol street (alley of lanterns)

July 27 in Brest opened an unusual alley. At the moment, the alley has about 30 lights made of forged metal. Some of them are based on Gogol (“Viy”, “Evenings on a farm near Dikanka”, “Dead souls”), others – according to the plan of “investors”.

At the foot of the forged figures are five-pointed stars, which are engraved with the names of enterprises that financed the manufacture and installation of lanterns.


Lenin square

Lenin square officially appeared on the map of the city of Brest after the end of the great Patriotic war.

In 1958, a monument to Lenin was erected here. Authorship belongs to the sculptor M. Swallow and architect-G. Zaborsky.

Street Of S. Levanevsky

Began to be built in the 20s of XX century. The beginning of design and construction is associated with an interesting trend in Polish architecture, called “national style” (Styl Narodowy).

The Museum of the city of Brest