Belarus, a landlocked nation in Eastern Europe, is known for its Stalinist engineering, fabulous fortresses and primitive backwoods. In the advanced capital, Minsk, the amazing KGB Headquarters linger over Independence Square, while the Museum of the Great Patriotic War remembers the nation's part in WWII. The capital is additionally home to numerous houses of worship, including the neo-Romanesque Church of Saints Simon and Helena. Numerous streams and 11,000 lakes are found in Belarus. Three noteworthy streams pass through the nation: the Neman, the Pripyat, and the Dnieper. The Neman streams westbound towards the Baltic ocean and the Pripyat streams eastbound to the Dnieper; the Dnieper streams southward towards the Black Sea.