Homel attractions

Top Choice Palace in Homel

Homel Palace

Homel's signature attraction was built by Field Marshal Pyotr Rumyantsev in the late 19th century, soon after Homel became part of the Russian Empire. He couldn't have picked a more beautiful spot, high above the So…
Park in Homel

Homel Park

Heavenly Homel Park stretches for more than a kilometre along the west bank of the Sozh River. The centrepiece is Homel Palace, but you'll also find cafes, a small amusement park, scenic footbridges, a winter garden…
Museum in Homel

Military Glory Museum

This polished museum is dedicated to the many wars that took place in Homel from the 14th to the 20th century. The heaviest coverage is reserved for WWII, sprinkled with the usual tinge of Soviet propaganda. The dis…
Tower in Homel


It's worth climbing the 201 steps of the watchtower (1839) in Homel Park for views of the city, the park and the Sozh River. Views are best in the winter when the surrounding trees have no leaves.