Look at you like a mirror…
What could be more beautiful than the crystalline surface of the water, where, as in a mirror, the world around us is reflected, so exciting and fascinating?! Yes, Vitebsk! Festive, colorful and so unique, like a gracious host, it warmly greets and follows its guests.
In a leisurely stroll through the city every time on your way sights of Vitebsk will appear, which, like the witnesses to violent historical events, are afraid that we would miss a few, learning cultural pages of Vitebsk.
The world is not permanent. And since the foundation of Vitebsk much water has flowed. The history of Vitebsk has remained permanently imprinted on the mirror surface of the rivers that surround the city with crystal clear thread. They, along with restless parks and gardens, modern urban development, impress, as in an invisible book, the milestones of development of tourist Vitebsk.
People, events, facts - in the rapid currency of Vitebsk rivers events become intriguing. But lakes comfortably settled near Vitebsk are most impressive, reflecting the city on their boundless space as the book of life - so close and so distant, so dear and strange at the same time.
Vitebsk lakes are boundless blue of fantasy and high hopes. Smooth and quiet expanse of water push on intimate conversations and thoughts that stir the soul. And wonderful landscapes. Silver waves whisper softly to the sand, wrapped in green leaves. In the bright flamy the sun hides behind the horizon, entangled in grasping tree branches. Silence ...
The Western Dvina River was once part of the famous way from the Varangians to the Greeks. The ancient Greek poets sent their heroes on a journey through the Western Dvina to commit heroic feats. And today it is no less remarkable corner of Vitebsk, in fact on the Western Dvina amazing and unforgettable sunsets and sunrises are born.
What to see in Vitebsk – it’s up to you to decide, but special attention should be paid to the rivers that open up the city with the other side. River Luchesa is especially beautiful in this sense. Woven from the sunshine and blue sky, it is decorates the urban landscape like an amazing necklace, filling the space of Vitebsk with mystery and sunshine.
Walking around the city and exploring museums and monuments, should not set aside Vitebsk rivers, in particular Vitba River. This river is related to the name of the city and there is something to see in Vitba.