Excursion «Memorial complex Khatyn - Mound of Glory (in Russian)»
The fascinating trip across Belarus with VETLIVA!
Book the excursion, which dedicated to the events of the World War II, long years of invasion of Belarus and the struggle of the Belarusian people against the invaders. The day of the vernal equinox, March 22, 1943, became the day of tragedy symbolizing the sufferings of the civilian population during the war. The village of Khatyn was burned together with its 149 inhabitants. In 1968 the majestic memorial in Khatyn was created by the architects Y. Grad, B. Zankovich, L. Levin and sculptor S. Selikhanov. It was created in memory of hundreds of Belarusian villages destroyed by the Nazis during World War II and the enormous contribution of the Belarusian people, which made an incalculable sacrifice – every 3rd inhabitant of Belarus died during the Great Patriotic War. Book the excursion across Belarus, and you will see The memorial architectural and sculptural complex occupying the space about 50 hectares received the planning scheme of the former village of Khatyn. It’s formed from the separate fragments. 6m bronze sculpture "The Unconquered Man" with the dead child in his arms stands in the center of the memorial complex. Nearby the serried granite plates symbolizing a roof of a shed in which inhabitants of the village were burned. The former street of the village is lined with gray tiles by color of ashes. At the sites of the burned-down houses there are 26 stylized log-houses with the chimney-like obelisks and the bells, plaintively ringing on the top.
This excursion makes a really strong impression
There you will see the unique cemetery of villages, the Wall of Memory with the names of concentration camps and the number of victims. Strong emotional impact is achieved by harmonious unity with nature, impressive sounds and architecture.
In the end of the excursion you will visit the Mound of Glory
The Mound of Glory is the monument to the liberators of Minsk – and will rise to its top.
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