Knights And Battles! Big Historical Festival In Minsk TODAY

On 3 March Minsk is marking 950th anniversary of the Battle of Niamiha, when the city was first mentioned in historical chronicles.

And history will come alive at a large-scale festival in the Upper Town!


A historical performance will start at 15.00 near the Town Hall.

Re-enactors dressed as knights will stage battles of different epochs – from the early Middle Ages to the end of 19th century.

The festival will also include several  interactive zones: a blacksmiths shop and a shooting gallery.


The Museum of Horsecar is located at 6, Cyril and Methodius Street in the old part of Minsk.

In addition, the opening of the Museum of Horsecar is scheduled at 15.30. The new museum is at 6, Cyril and Methodius Street.

Want to learn more about the history of the Belarusian capital? Check out this ultimate guide with 4 thrilling printable walks around Minsk!