Polotsk

A historic city dating to the 9C, now home to several churches, museums, cultural landmarks, and more.

Polotsk is a historical city in Belarus, situated on the Dvina River. It is the center of the Polatsk Raion in Vitsebsk Voblast. It is served by Polotsk Airport and during the Cold War was home to Borovitsy air base. The city's Cathedral of Saint Sophia in Polotsk (1044–1066) was a symbol of the independent-mindedness of Polotsk, rivaling churches of the same name in Novgorod and Kiev. The city's Cathedral of Saint Sophia in Polotsk (1044–1066) was a symbol of the independent-mindedness of Polotsk, rivaling churches of the same name in Novgorod and Kiev. Its attractions include the Main Square, Mound of Immortality, Polotsk Museum of Medieval Knighthood, St. Sophia Cathedral, and more.
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  • Central square
  • Spaso-Evfrosina monastery
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