The Bialystok region has always been a kind of melting pot where the Poles, Belarusians, Ukrainians, Lithuanians, Roma, Tatars and Jews lived together. In fact, they still coexist peacefully, which makes the region incredibly fascinating, but there’s one community that is missing here annihilated during the war – the Jews.
Wondering where to go on holiday this summer? Looking for some safe and relatively cheap place? Ready to discover unknown? Here are some reasons why you should visit eastern Poland this year:
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The town has a unique atmosphere. A small, tranquil, surrounded by forest with a beautiful historic architecture. It has many old wooden houses (from 19th century), Ortodox and Catolic chapels. It is multicultural place, its inhabitants are of Polish, Belarusian, German, Tatar and Jewish origin.
A visa-free cross the Polish-Belarusian border Tourists can visit the Belarusian National Park only up to 3 days.
Bialowieza. From the 12th of June 2015 there is a possibility of visa-free visit on the Belarusian side of the Bialowieza Forest.