The Battle of Berezina took place near Barysaŭ in November 1812 during the Napoleon's march on Russia. Nowadays, the most probable reason for visiting the town is football: the local club BATE is the most successful Belarusian football team and the local football arena hosts international tournaments' matches.
- 1 Church of the Resurrection. A 19th-century Orthodox church.
- Watch football at 1 FC BATE Borisov, Borisov Arena (3 km south of centre along Gagarin Road). They play in the Premier League, the top tier of football in Belarus.