The population of this town mainly consists from Polish and Belorussian people. Bialystok is known by the large number of educational institutions as on its territory you will find 15 colleges and universities. One of the main sights of the town is the Church of the Dormition of Mother of God. This religious sight traditionally attracts many visitors. Other places of interest that may be interesting to visitors are Branicki Palace, the church of Maria Magdalena, Konyushii House, the Church of Saint Vox, the Cathedral of St. Nicolas the Miracle-Worker, the local town hall and more.
Bialystok is built on the territory, which has been owned by Mazovetsky princes. Starting from the 30s of the 19th century this place began its quick developing. Among leaders were textile and wool industries. Today these are the main sources for the town’s budget.
There are several hundreds of architectural and historical sites in the town. Many of them are included into the world’s list of most important cultural sights.
Among places that have recently became popular are Bialowieza Forest, marshlands of Biebrza and charming villages located nearby Bialystok.
This popular and frequently visited town is traditionally liked by visitors.