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Address: Krasnoarmeyskaya 2, Mir 231444, Belarus
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+375 1596 28-290
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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A visit to an embattled World Heritage Cultural and Nature castle

We took a side trip from Nesvizh on our second day to visit Mir castle, built in the 16th Century. . It is an attractive site and an interesting museum. The surrounding grounds... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 27, 2016
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

We took a side trip from Nesvizh on our second day to visit Mir castle, built in the 16th Century. . It is an attractive site and an interesting museum. The surrounding grounds and the lake make for a pleasant day and there is food in a café, just across from the castle.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

Wonderful castle rich with history. We wished we had a chance to get a guided tour, but just walking around on our own gave us an amazing insight into the life of nobility of the past. The castle is also a setting for a book written by Lyudmila Ulitskaya, Daniel Stein, Interpreter, based on the true life story of Oswald... More 

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Minsk, Belarus
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

It is a great place to visit. Lots of history, lots of interesting things to learn and to see. It's great for kids too especially boys I'm sure they'll love it at any age!

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Seongnam
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

For some reason, the Mir castle had a pretty good crowd of visitors (mostly Russian tourists) unlike any other attraction in Belarus. Two of the towers can be visited through the narrow walkways on the second level of the castle. The steep narrow steps along the towers which had to handle the two-way tourist traffic caused one bottleneck after another... More 

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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

This was a very interesting place to visit and a very historical place. At one time it was very badly damaged but has now been rebuilt for historical enjoyment. Plan on a couple of hours to walk around and explore all the little nooks and crannies of the castle! There is a restaurant and a hotel in this castle as... More 

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Kiev, Ukraine
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016

Unfortunately the castle has been heavily rebuilt with not too much left from the original flavor. Exhibition is quite poor if compared to Nesvizh castle. It is rather a hotel and restaurant (restaurant is not bad at all), than a real castle with a touch.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2016

Interesting castle, worth a visit. Good place to learn about history of Grand Duchy of Lithuania. Exhibitions resembles ones in Nesvizh, Vilnius and Trakai castles. A place is crowded with local tourists-in some places is even hard to pass.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

If you visit the Nesvizh palace 30 km further south, you should definitely also visit the Mir castle. With your own car, you can easily visit both places in the same day from Minsk. This used to belong to the same noble family as Nesvizh Palace. The castle is very nicely restored and renovated, and there are very many nice... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2016

I was more outside. Inside I felt too many rules how many steps and where I can take. Looked for toilet wich was only in entrance. But when started a tour you cannot go back, only forward. So I rushed through the exibitions to reach back to toilet. But the nearby village is really nice and interesting. Go and walk... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

It was nice but not great. I was expecting a Disney castle but it felt very newly renovated. Also, a lot of information was not written in English. The surroundings are much more interesting than the castle. The small wooden houses and the genuine people, wow!

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