City Hall (Ratusha), Vitebsk

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Learn about regional history by exploring archaeological remains, numismatics, ancient weapons, and Masonic items in the Local Lore Museum at City Hall (Ratusha). The building itself has a colorful history--it served as a watchtower, a court, and a bank. It also hosted the city administrative board. Enter the foyer and see a 2 m (6.5 ft) tall bronze coat of arms of Vitebsk--placed as a memorial to partisans who were hanged in front of the hall during World War II. The museum features nearly 200,000 artifacts. Look for a 13th-century birch-bark letter, a 17th-century silver knight’s belt, and 19th-century weapons from the Napoleonic Wars. Plan to visit City Hall (Ratusha) during your Vitebsk vacation using our convenient Vitebsk driving holiday app .
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  • Stands in the historic centre of the city, near the Church. Fun to walk around, admire the architecture of the city.
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  • The Vitebsk Town Hall is a visiting card of the city, an architectural monument of the 18th century, is located in the city center. In the town hall building is located Museum of local lore. At night the building illuminated with mood lighting. The building is included in the State list of historical and cultural values of Vitsebsk ", as a monument of national importance. The Vitebsk Town Hall even was depicted on a postage stamp, introduced in the treatment of Belposhta in 2001. Around the beautiful area, where you can relax enjoying a resembling and local beauties.
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  • Recommend to visit the Town Hall, one of the emblematic places in the city. Surprisingly rich Exposition, and individual moments of very surprised. Only employees of the Museum would be nice, a little more than a smile! Photography ticket purchased separately!
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