Boruny village is half way from Krevo в Golshany. Therefore, if you are planning a trip to the castles, then most likely you will willy-nilly visit these parts. The main attraction in Boruny (by the way, right Harrows) - Church of Saints Peter and Paul, but not the only one. Preserved behind the temple monastery building of the Basilian order.

Basilian monastery in the village of Boruny

Basilian monks moved to Boruny from Vishnevo. Almost immediately, they began to build a stone temple, on the site of a wooden predecessor. The monastery building began to be erected later - at the end of the 18th century.


Externally, this building has the features of classicism and is T-shaped two-story building, made of stone with regular facades and rectangular window openings.

Boruny Basilian Monastery


At the beginning of the 19th century, a 6-grade Basilian school worked at the monastery, in which Polish writers studied: Khodko, Korsak, Odynets. In 1833 the monastery passed to the Orthodox. From the middle of the 19th to the beginning of the 20th century, a religious school operated here.

Abandoned monastery in Boruny

Already in the 20s of the 20th century, the Belarusian teacher's seminary was located in the monastery. The director of which was an educator Simon Rak-Mikhailovsky - a well-known figure in the national liberation movement of the Western Belarus. Around the same time, the temple building was returned to the Catholics.

Sights of the Ashmyany region


At the moment monastery building in Boruny arrives in a dilapidated state, but still it still retains the beauty and reflections of a difficult history.

Boruny abandoned

Finding this place is quite easy, see mark on the map:

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