The Prushinsky Manor in Loshitsky Park

Unfortunately, in Minsk not many truly historic buildings have survived. That is why Loshitsa park is special for Minskers. On the territory of the complex there are many preserved architectural monuments: a manor, a distillery, a chapel and the ruins of other buildings. Loshitsa estate first mentioned in the early 16th century. At that time she belonged to the family Tolochinskiye. But already in the middle of the 16th century it was redeemed princes Drutsky. Due to its convenient location, it has changed famous owners more than once. For example, in addition to the listed surnames, the estate in Loshitsky park belonged to the Tyshkeviches, Drutsky-Gorsky, Lubansky and of course Prushinsky.

Homestead in Loshitsa park

Flowering Loshitskoy estate began in the 18th century, when the estate was acquired by the count George Prushinsky - Royal adjutant general, holder of many Polish orders. The transformation of the estate into a real large residence and the creation of a unique park near it dates back to this time.

The estate in Loshitsa park

Prushinsky liked to receive guests here. This place was visited by such people as Stanislav-August Poniatowski (the last king of the Commonwealth), Paul I (Russian emperor), Vincent Dunin-Martsinkevich (Belarusian writer), Stanislav Moniuszko (Polish composer) and many others.

Loshitsa estate Prushinsky

Each room here was made in its own style, there are examples of classicism, modernity and even eclecticism.

Old photo of Loshitsa

Continued to improve Loshitsa estate Evstafiy Lyubansky. Under him, the estate was rebuilt and received the features of Russian Art Nouveau. At this time, a two-story building was erected. outbuilding for guests, gatehouse, distillery on the shore of the pond, tavern, three-storey stone mill, restored princely chapel.

What to see in Loshitsky Park

The only building in the complex that remained almost intact is outbuilding in Loshitsky park. The branch is located on two floors of the building. Museum of the history of the city of Minsk. The exposition of the museum includes the interiors of the estates of the 19th century. You can also look at household items of the same period: old gramophones, dishes and utensils, and much, much more.

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Evstafiy Lubansky famous for his love of science. Under his ownership, many plants, shrubs and trees unusual for our latitudes were planted near the estate. In 1925 he began his activity here. branch of the All-Union Institute of Plant Industry.

During the Second World War, the elite of the German occupation authorities settled in the Prushinsky estate complex. During the second half of the 20th century, the building changed owners and gradually fell into disrepair.

Homestead in Loshitsa

Late 80s Loshitsa park recognized as a monument of history, culture and architecture. Early 21st century Loshitskaya estate restoration began. Now the buildings are completely restored and open to visitors. The exposition of the museum includes restored residential interiors, decorated in the Art Nouveau, Neo-Rococo, Historicist styles - large and small living rooms, a ballroom, an office, a pantry, a dining room, a sofa.

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