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Church of St. Casimir in Ruzhany

Church of St. Casimir of 1792 in Ruzhany

Ruzhany is well known for its main attraction - the Sapieha Palace, but there are plenty of other interesting objects in the urban village. For example, not far from the historical center there is a small church of St. Casimir, which was built at the end of...
Former monastery in the village of Imenin

Torokan Basilian Monastery in the village of Imenin

The agro-town Imenin in the Drogichinsky district used to be called Torokan and has been known in chronicles since the beginning of the 16th century. The fame of this place was provided by the monks of the Basilian order, who had a large monastery in these parts, built with the support of...
Sights of Vitebsk - Assumption Cathedral

Assumption Cathedral and Basilian Monastery in Vitebsk

One of the most recognizable sights of Vitebsk is the Assumption Cathedral, which rises on the banks of the Western Dvina. The temple that can be seen today is a restored copy. The history of the cathedral begins at the end of the 17th century, when...
Former Basilian monastery in Orsha

Former Basilian monastery in Orsha

In the list of sights of the city of Orsha there is a former monastery of the Basilian order, which was located on the right bank of the Orshitsa River. It was founded in the middle of the 17th century and was originally Uniate. The first buildings were made of wood, and...
Ruins - Trinity Church of the 17th century in the village of Belaya Tserkov (Chereya)

The ruins of the Trinity Church in the village of Belaya Tserkov, Chereya

In the Chashniki district, Vitebsk region, there is a village with the beautiful name Belaya Tserkov. Here are the ruins of the Trinity Church, founded at the end of the 16th century. The approximate date of construction is 1597-1598. According to another version, construction began in ...
Basilian Monastery and Peter and Paul Church in Ruzhany

Former Basilian Monastery and Peter and Paul Church in Ruzhany

Ruzhany is not only the Sapieha Palace, there are other interesting sights in the urban village. Among which stands out the building of the former Basilian monastery and the Peter and Paul Church. The stone temple was originally built as a Uniate one, and the work stretched from...
Church and monastery of Basilians in Grodno

Church of the Nativity of the Virgin and the Basilian Monastery in Grodno

In the historical center of Grodno, not far from the Old and New castles, there is the Church of the Nativity of the Virgin. The temple is interesting because it was built at the time of the Orthodox Basilian monastery. The monastery itself was founded in the first half of the 17th century and...
The ruins of an ancient temple in the village of Novospassk

Ruined temple in Novospassk village

On the way from Smorgon to Krevo, you should pay attention to the ruins in the town of Novospassk. These ruins were once an ancient temple - first Uniate, then Orthodox, and perhaps for some time a church. The church was built in...
Abandoned church in the village of Selets (Onufrievo)

Abandoned church in the village of Selets (Onufrievo)

Selets is a small village in the Mogilev region, which is located on the P15 Mstislavl - Krichev highway. Historical name - Onufrievo. The main attraction is the massive ruins of the church of St. Onuphrius. Places here with a rich history, and this...
The oldest building in Minsk

One of the oldest buildings in Minsk is the Basilian Monastery

On Engels street 1, probably the oldest building in Minsk is located. Back in the distant 1640-1650s, a residential building of the Basilian Monastery was built here. It is assumed that the construction was carried out on the foundations of old Gothic houses of the 16th century. Monastery...

What kind of miracle? White starling in Minsk

In spring, dozens of different birds actively return to Belarus, among which starlings are especially noticeable. Melodious singing and unusual coloring with bright specks attracts...

Castles and palaces of Belarus, which everyone should visit

The castles of Belarus keep the centuries-old history of our country and attract many tourists, travelers and admirers of antiquity from all over the world. Of course, due to...

Lyakhavichy Church of St. Joseph

There are 2 churches in Lyakhovichi, the first is the temple of 2004, named in honor of the Heart of Jesus, and the second is the Church of St. Joseph, which has more...

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