Mir trip planner
Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free
Mir is a town in Kareličy raion, Hrodna Voblast, Belarus on the banks of Miranka River, about 85 kilometers southwest of the national capital, Minsk.Prior to 1939 the town was in Poland.HistoryMir village was founded sometime prior to 1345. It is home to a late medieval castle, which made the town the target of many attacks over the centuries. The town belonged to the Illinič family (Korczak coat of arms) first and then to the Radziwiłł family. It was destroyed by the Swedish forces in 1655 (Deluge) and again by the Swedes during the Great Northern War in 1706. In 1792, the Lithuanian division of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth army under Józef Judycki was routed by the invading Imperial Russian army corps under Boris Mellin (see Battle of Mir). During the Napoleonic invasion of Russia in 1812, Russian Imperial cavalry, artillery and cossack regiments ambushed and routed the Duchy of Warsaw 3 uhlan divisions (Battle of Mir (1812)). The retreating Russians, withdrawing east, abandoned the town and dynamited the castle. During the Middle Ages it was first located in the Principality of Polotsk, after the Battle on the river Nemiga in the Principality of Minsk, then was taken over by Kievan Rus' but after the Mongol Invasion the Rus' rule diminished and since 1242 Mir belonged to the expanding and dynamic Duchy of Lithuania.When using our Belarus journey builder app, you're building your holiday based on your own interests, visitor reviews, and the informed opinions of our well-traveled writers.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Plan your trip to Mir
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Top Mir tours
Mir and Niasvizh UNESCO castles tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $114
Duration: 9 hours
Private sightseeing tour from Minsk to Mir Castle and Nesvizh Palace BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $165
Duration: 4 to 6 hours
Sightseeing tour Minsk - Mir Castle - Nesvizh Castle - Brest Fortress BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $283
Duration: 10 to 12 hours
Popular things to do in Mir
Places to visit with Mir
Recently planned trips to Mir
14 days in Ukraine, Belarus & Moldova BY A USER FROM TURKEY August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 29 days in Belarus & The Baltics BY A USER FROM ITALY May, culture, historic sites, popular sights Preferences: May, culture, historic sites Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in Belarus BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 7 days in Mir BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 44 days in Belarus & Ukraine BY A USER FROM LITHUANIA February, popular sights Preferences: February Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Belarus BY A USER FROM CANADA April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium