Sovietskikh Pogranichnikov Street

The street is 0.7 km. long, runs north to south from Svobody Square to Internatsionalnaya street, down to the river, crossing Dzerzhynsky StrMasherov Avenue

The previous names:

Russian period

Belostotskaya Street

Polish period

ulica Białostocka

Soviet period

ulitsa Sovietskikh Pogranichnikov (Soviet border guards' Street)

The main attractions in the street

Brest, Sovietskikh Pogranichnikov Street

In winter when there are no leaves on the trees the houses look modest.

Brest, Sovietskikh Pogranichnikov Street  Brest, Sovietskikh Pogranichnikov Street

The house at the south-western corner of the street and Svobody Square saw both World Wars

Brest, Sovietskikh Pogranichnikov Street

The house opposite at the south-eastern corner of the street and  Budyonny Str.  near Svobody Square underwent renovation in 2009.  To the left, Svobody Square is seen.

laznia


The bath-house on the western side between Budyonny Str. and Dzerzhynsky Str. is the best meeting place for the lovers of the Russian steam house. The word "laznya" means bath-house in Byelorussian.

Brest, Sovietskikh Pogranichnikov Street

looking from the "Laznia" on the opposite eastern side.


Most houses on the eastern side of the street between Budyonny Str. and Dzerzhynsky Str. more or less survived during both World Wars

an archway of Brest

The Old City features nice arches, this one in the street leads into the tiny  backyard.

Brest, Sovietskikh Pogranichnikov Street

A bank branch in the building that was built in the early 1900s to house a commercial bank

Brest, Sovietskikh Pogranichnikov Street  Brest, Sovietskikh Pogranichnikov Street

The former building of the Brest archives.

About its past and future renovation in Russian

martyr Afanasy Brestsky  martyr Afanasy Brestsky

The monument to the Belarusian martyr Afanasy Brestsky was unveiled in October 2005 at the corner of Masherov Avenue, opposite the Intourist Hotel.

former Jewish hospital in Brest

Here by the building of the old hospital we finish our short walk.



More in the project "Old and New Brest"



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