Salihorsk (Belarusian: Салігорск; Russian: Солигорск, Soligorsk) is a city in Belarus. In 2010 its population was 102,335. The city it is one of the country’s newest settlements; its construction begun in 1958.
By January 1, 1964, the city already had more than 18,000 inhabitants, and in May 1963 Soligorsk gained city status. Salihorsk lies in the south of Minsk Region near Slutsk, around 120 km (75 mi) from Minsk. Salihorsk is the home city of Shakhtyor Soligorsk football club as well as HC Shakhtyor Soligorsk in the Belarusian Extraliga ice hockey league.
National currency is Belarusian Ruble.
Exchange rate is approximately: 1 EUR = 3 Belarusian Rubles
Visa-Free travel in Belarus
According to the Presidential Decree, effective from July 27, 2018, foreign citizens of 74 countries can enter Belarus for up to 30 days and exit from the territory of Belarus only through the State border checkpoint of the Republic of Belarus “Minsk National Airport”.
To enter the Republic of Belarus in the visa-free regime, foreign citizens should have the following documents:
– a valid ordinary passport (at least 90 days beyond intended date of departure from the Republic of Belarus);
– financial means;
– a medical insurance policy with coverage for at least 10 000 euros, valid in Belarus during the whole duration of stay.
More information on visa-free travel via the checkpoint “Minsk National Airport” you can find by visiting the link:
Stroitel Stadium (Soligorsk)
Stroitel Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Soligorsk, Belarus. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of FC Shakhtyor Soligorsk. The stadium was built in 1976 and renovated in 2006, it currently holds 4,200 people.
Field size: 105 x 68 m
Accomodation in Soligorsk
Hotel Alesya Soligorsk 4*
Recommended for Teams, VIPs accommodation
Distance National Airport Minsk – 158 km (1 hour 51 min drive)
Distance to Stroitel Stadium – 2,6 km (6 min drive)
Situated in Soligorsk, hotel “Alesya” was founded in 1985 and fully renovated in January 2019, being the only 4* hotel and one of the largest hotels in the region. The hotel is a 9-storey building located in the city center of Soligorsk city. The hotel “Alesya” consists of 68 comfortable, well-equipped rooms. Hotel Alesya features a 24-hour front desk, restaurant, café, SPA center, 24 h GYM, banquet and meeting spaces, free Wi-Fi. For people with disabilities there is a ramp.
Guest rooms in the hotel are equipped with a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom fitted with free toiletries, air-conditioning, sound system, deposit box, desk and a seating area, free Wi-Fi.
The hotel is located in the city center, near hotel there are cinema, Palace of Culture, a bank, a post office, shops, a city park, cafes and restaurants, a reservoir. The convenient location of the building of the hotel “Alesya” allows quick access to the train and bus stations.
Experience with football groups:
NSI Runavik FC (Faroe Islands), NK Domzale (Slovenia), U21 Maccabi Haifa FC (Israel)