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The authorities were hoping that Belarusian villages, with their rural traditions and beautiful nature, would appeal to hundreds of thousands of foreigners who prefer quiet rest to city sightseeing.
Why Westerners are Rare in Belarus Belarus boasts a favourable geographical location.
Furthermore, there are almost no signs in English, even in the capital – all are in Cyrillic alphabet which most Westerners cannot read.
The Visa Wall Another Achilles heel of the Belarusian tourist industry is the “visa wall”.
After that his ministers began to implement various state projects to boost the attractiveness of Belarus for incoming tourists.
One of them was the development of agro-ecotourism.Only 20 per cent of tourists (about 150,000) came from the rest of the world in 2011. According to the Belarusian Statistics Committee, in 2011 the highest numbers of western tourists were from Turkey, Lithuania, New Zealand and Poland.