The tall landmark welcomes all motorists coming to Brest by M1 motorway. Here Moskovskaya Street starts, the longest street in Brest (6 km). It runs east-west across the most of the city.
The previous names:
Russian periodShosseynaya street (Highway street). It was a stretch of Warsaw - Moscow Highway.
Polish periodulica Jagiellonska. The street commemorated the royal dynasty of the Jagiellonians in Poland.
Soviet periodMoskovskaya street (Moscow street). The street was given the name of the place to which it leads.
the first residential estate the motorists see coming by M1.
Administration of Moskovsky District of Brest (right)
Palace of Culture (center)
Palace of Culture
the park behind the palace
Orthodox Cathedral, built in the 1990s. It can hold about 5000 people.
(left) view before the cupolas were gilded in 2014.
Brest Technical University
Hypermarket Crown was commissioned in 2009.
The walls of the Brest Electromechanical plant were decorated with huge eye-catching mosaic panels in the late 1980s. The Mosaic is an assemblage of tiny pieces of color stones, 1 inch each on the panel 25m broad. The three panels show the Soviet vision of history: from revolutionary past to happy future. It was created by Belarusian artist Vladimir Krivobotsky (Владимир Васильевич КРИВОБОЦКИЙ) More pictures of the mosaics.
The reclaimed riversides feature a sports complex, comprising several sports venues: the Ice Palace, the track-and-field indoor arena, the water sports palace and the ever first in Belarus baseball stadium. The sports facilities were constructed in the early 2000s.
the Ice Palace (Ice Arena) of Brest
the track-and-field indoor arena of Brest
The site before the construction of the baseball stadium (2004).The indoor track-and-field arena and the Ice Palace are seen in the background.
During a baseball match in Brest baseball stadium (July 2007).
This water palace was built in 2010.
This palace on the riverside was built for the youth of the city in the 1970s.
Today it is a Centre of Youth Creativity.
Trishin cemetery is an old municipal cemetery of Brest.