At the entrance to Lyakhovichi, from the side Baranovichi, attention is drawn to a large cemetery where curious ruins can be seen. Upon closer inspection it turns out that it is chapel-tomb of Soltanov and a more modest building - Dominik Reitan's gravestone. Both surnames are well known; the Reitans had a rich estate in Grushevka, and Soltanov has Murowane and Old Zhitkovichi.

Ruins in Lyakhovichi

The Soltanov Chapel is being destroyed, but a slab with information has been preserved here, which also gives the possible date of completion of construction - 1832.

Ignatius Soltan Lyakhovichi

The name of Ignatius Soltan is highlighted on the nameplate; perhaps it was for him that the chapel was built.

Dropped drop in Lyakhavichi

Next to the chapel there is also the tombstone of the Soltanovs.

Chapel in Lyakhovichi

Old cemetery in Lyakhovichi

The gravestone chapel of Dominik Reitan is located to the right of the Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, slightly deeper into the cemetery.

Reitan's drop at Lyakhavichi

Dominik Reitan is the grandson of Tadeusz Reitan, who owned not only the Grushevka estate, but also the neighboring villages of Pankovtsy, Rachkany and Goslavshchiny. The chapel was built immediately after Dominic's death in 1851.

Reitan Chapel

Lyakhovichi tomb Soltanov

Below is a point with the location of the tomb ruins on the map:

In Lyakhovichi it will be interesting to walk around the central part of the city and see the place where it stood castle.


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