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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...
Assumption Church of the 18th century in the village of Busyazh

Assumption Church of the 18th century in the village of Busyazh

One of the significant and interesting sights of the Ivatsevichy district, Grodno region, can be safely called the 18th century church in the village of Busyazh. It is noticeable from the architecture that this building was originally built as a church, but for most of its history...
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...
Revealing the abandoned building of the monastery

Former missionary monastery hospital in Oswey

One of the attractions of the urban village of Osveya is part of the former missionary monastery, or rather the surviving hospital building. Missionary monks were invited to these parts in the second half of the 18th century by Jan August Gilsen, then the owner of the town. Activity...
Carmelite Church Grodno

Former Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross and Carmelite Monastery

Near the Grodno Regional Drama Theater there is an interesting building with a rather unusual pediment. Now the Priorbank branch is located here, but earlier the Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, built at the monastery of the Carmelite Order, stood on this site. To the territory of Belarus...
Svyatsk Belarus

Palace and park complex Volovichi in Svyatsk

Not far from Grodno there is a village with the beautiful name Svyatsk, where you can see a real palace of the late 18th century. The construction of this palace and park complex was carried out according to the project of the then popular Italian architect Giuseppe de Sacco. On the...

Teofil Eugeniusz Boretti – photographer documenting Belarus at the end of the 19th century

Taking up photography now and, for example, 100 years ago is a completely different matter. Any centuries-old photographs are highly valued among collectors and enthusiasts....

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...

The lost estate of the Kotsell-Shvykowskis in Benitsa

The ancient town of Benitsa has been known in history since the mid-15th century. At first, the settlement consisted of several scattered farmsteads. Some of them belonged to Tatar families, and...

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If you're planning a vacation, these travel apps and websites will help you plan your trip. The list will include convenient search engines for hotels, ...
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