Brest Is Among 19 Secret Destinations To Visit in 2019, US Magazine Recommends

American lifestyle magazine PureWow named Brest as one of 19 places to visit in 2019 before everyone hears about them. Satisfy your wanderlust and desire to avoid the crowds!

Along with Comporta in Portugal, Essaouira in Morocco and Marcoola in Australia, the Belarusian city got into the list of the locales that have magically managed to stay off the well-beaten tourist path.

“Brest is often overlooked, which is a shame because this city on the Belarusian-Polish border has a lot of selling points.

For history buffs, there’s Brest Fortress and the Berestye Archaeological Museum, which displays the remains of a 13th-century Slavic village. Hungry? Savor traditional dishes like potato porridge for a few rubles.”

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While it remains unclear where exactly one can find a ‘traditional potato porridge’, the magazine is right about one thing, there’s a big chance the city won’t be terra incognita for long.

Recall that last year Brest region has become a visa-free zone for foreigners for 10 days. Besides, apart from Minsk, Brest is believed to be one of the most livable cities of Belarus.

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For those who plan to visit Brest in the near future, BelarusFeed developed a guide around the city to help you to navigate around the city and don’t miss the most important landmarks.

In case you find it too traditional, try out a guide specially developed by Brest historians, guides, designers and ordinary Brest lovers for the legendary football player Diego Maradona. Feel like it’s time to go? Watch a one-minute video that will undoubtedly make your trip to the region easier.

PureWow is an American digital media company that publishes lifestyle content – fashion, beauty, home decor, recipes, entertainment, travel, technology, literature, and money.

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It was acquired by the world’s most famous Belarusian and self-made millionaire Gary Vaynerchuk in 2017. He was born in Belarus, moved to the U.S. and became a serial entrepreneur, New York Times bestselling author, and an internationally recognized speaker.