With its gold cupolas and yellow-and-blue facades shining gaily in the sunshine, this finely detailed 200-year-old Orthodox church is one of several lovely churches in Brest.
St Nicholas Brotherly Church
Nearby Brest attractions
1. Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross
This Roman Catholic church, which dates from 1856, possesses austere beauty on the outside, while the understated interior is a peaceful sanctuary. Show…
2. History of Brest Museum
In an unassuming white building, the two-storey History of Brest Museum has a small exhibit on the city throughout history, including an excellent model…
3. Monument to Brest's Millennium
This 15m-high monument was built for Brest's millennial celebrations in 2019. It's a popular meeting place and features an impressive number of sculptures.
4. Museum of Confiscated Art
This museum has an extraordinary display of mostly 17th- to 18th-century icons, jewellery, antique furniture and Chinese porcelain seized from smugglers…
5. St Simeon Orthodox Cathedral
Just a block west of Hotel Intourist is the peach-and-green St Simeon Orthodox Cathedral, built in 1865 in the Russian Byzantine style (the gold on the…
6. Museum of Railway Technology
The outdoor Museum of Railway Technology has a superb collection of locomotives and carriages dating from 1903 (eg the Moscow–Brest Express, with shower…
7. Brest Fortress Main Entrance
The entrance to Brest Fortress is an iconic tunnel in the shape of a huge socialist star; sombre music accompanies your passage through the tunnel.
After you pass through the Brest Fortress main entrance, you'll see some tanks on your left, often with kids clambering over them. A truck here sells old…