Nesvizh Palace and its richly diverse architecture and attractive gardens makes it popular tourist attraction. Added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2006, Nesvizh Palace is one of the oldest settlements and most famous places in Belarus. The town of Nesvizh is located approximately 120km to the south-west of Minsk
Granted the title Capital of Culture in 2012, Nesvizh became the third town in the country which had been given this honorary status. Among the major events for 2012 are numerous exhibitions of leading museums of Belarus, the Nesvizh Muses festival, opera and choreographic events in the Nesvizh Castle.
The foundation stone of Nesvizh Palace was laid in 1584. It was rebuilt many times and as a consequence has features of manyarchitectural styles including:
After intensive restoration works (since 2004), Nesvizh Palace reopened its doors for visitors in June 2012.