Braslaw

Providing a great starting point for your exploration of the Braslaw Lakes, the town boasts a history as a medieval fortification.

Braslaw or Braslau is a town in the Vitsebsk Voblast of Belarus, an administrative center of the Braslaw Raion. The town was first mentioned in 1065 as a castle in the border of the Polatsk Principality with the Lithuanian tribes. Archaeologists excavated a Viking settlement in the village of Maskachichy not far from the town. They think that Viking mercenaries were used as dependable border guards. When you're in the area make sure to visit the Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary.
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