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Several weeks ago, the first group of Polish tourists crossed the Belarusian border into Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park. Interestingly, the thirty Polish citizens did not need visas as the Belarusians have opened the border for visitors of the National Park. Mieczysław Baszko, governor of Podlasie province, and members of the local government were among those taking part in the opening ceremony of the Białowieża-Piererov border crossing. Baszko admitted that this significant event will help both Poland and Belarus take one step further in the development of tourism between the two countries. He also emphasised that all citizens of the European Union may now freely cross the border, which will attract more tourists to the forest. Tourists may cross the border either on foot or by bicycle. According to BelTA, permission to visit the National Park will also entitle foreigners to travel visa-free around Belovezhskaya Pushcha for no longer than three days. If you wish to obtain this permit, register at the National Park website Belovezhskaya Pushcha is the best preserved forest in Europe, part of Europe’s original primeval forest. The entire forest covers an area of 150,000 hectares, 62,500 of which is in Poland.


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