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Syadziba Ganuta Ruchytsa

Ručica: Oginski estate “Ganuta” and suspension bridge

In the Vileyka region there is a beautiful and rich in history village of Ruchitsa, where today you can see a picturesque suspension bridge, an Orthodox church, as well as the place where the Oginsky estate “Ganuta” was located. The estate itself has been known since 1501...
The Lost Khreptovich Palace in Shchorsy

Palace and park complex Khreptovichi in Shchorsy

One of the unique attractions of the Novogrudok region is the ancient Khreptovich estate in the agricultural town of Shchorsy. Once upon a time, the richest region with a unique palace and park complex was known far beyond its native lands and was considered the family estate of the Litovor-Khreptovich branch, starting from...
Lost heritage: Jesuit church in Vitebsk

Lost heritage: Jesuit church in Vitebsk

The central part of the city of Vitebsk keeps a huge history, including some that is partially lost and forgotten. So, for example, on the site of today’s parking lot (the intersection of Lenin Street and Frunze Avenue) there was a Jesuit monastery with an impressive church...
What would be the Daminikansky cathedral near Grodno?

Lost heritage of Grodno: Church of Our Lady of the Rosary

Grodno is a unique city, where the number of attractions pleasantly surprises even the most experienced tourist. However, in addition to preserved and restored historical objects, there are also those that few people remember. For example, on the pedestrian Sovetskaya there used to be...
The ancient Church of the Virgin Mary in the village of Kashubintsy

Wooden church from 1773 in Kashubyncy

Not far from Skidel there is a curious village - Kashubintsy, where you can see the ancient Church of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The temple was erected by monks of the Jesuit order from Grodno in order to expand their mission. The church was built in 1773...
Stolbtsy - where was the Church of St. Casimir located?

Columns – where was the Church of St. Casimir located?

In the center of the city of Stolbtsy you can see not only an unusual cinema, but also an interesting mural, which depicts a rather strange temple with two different towers. This is the ancient church of St. Casimir, which was located on...
Former Jesuit Church in Bobruisk

Former Jesuit Church in Bobruisk

One of the oldest buildings in Bobruisk, which dates back to the time when the fortress was not even planned to be built, is the former church of the Jesuit Order. The building, though in a heavily rebuilt form, and now even more so ...
Ruins of the Trinity Church in Lyskovo

The ruins of the church and the monastery of missionaries in Lyskovo

The ancient town of Lyskovo was mentioned in history at the very beginning of the 16th century, and a number of sights remind of a rich and eventful history: a settlement, a wooden church and, of course, a former missionary monastery with the ruins of the Trinity Church. There is information...
Grinevichi temple ruins

Ruins of the Church of St. John the Baptist in Grinevichi

Not far from Porozovo there is the village of Grinevichi (former Bolshaya Lapenitsa) where you can see the ruins of an ancient Franciscan church. Money for the construction of the monastery was allocated by Jan Oginsky back in 1679, but he did not see this complex built...

Church and ruins of the bell tower in Novodevyatkovichi

The central attraction of the Novodevyatkovichi agro-town is the Peter and Paul Church and the ruins of the bell tower. The construction of the temple was carried out at the end of the 18th century by order of Tadeusz Sliznya and his wife Sophia Chetvertinskaya. The project was carried out by the architect Antonio Kzhechotti, the result of...

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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