The street is 1,6 km. long, running north to south, from Ordzhonikidze Street to Masherov Avenue
The previous names:
Russian periodSlobodskaya ulitsa, Shirokaya ulitsa (Broad Street)
Polish periodulica Sobieskiego (Sobieski Street)
since 1979 the bigger northern part has been named Kosmonavtov Boulevard (Boulevard of Cosmonauts). It was named Cosmonauts Boulevard to commemorate the Soviet cosmonauts. Pyotr Klimuk was one of them. Klimuk made three flights into space: in 1973, 1975 and 1978.
Glimpses of the street
The first Belarusian cosmonaut Pyotr Klimuk is remembered by a bust. Hence the name of the boulevard.
The bust was unveiled in 1978 after Pyotr Klimuk participated the second space flight.
Kosmos supermarket. The name is in the spirit of space exploration.
The eastern side is lined on with the residential high-rises of the 1970s.
At the intersection of Gogol Street and this Boulevard
The eastern side is left.
Here the eastern side is right. New buildings prevail in the skyline of the boulevard today. In winter it seems much broader. Further on the left Brest University is seen.
The new buildings close to the north end of the boulevard are home to the Brest A.S.Pushkin University.
More in the project "Old and New Brest"
more pictures at www.brest-sv.com