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Wooden Church of St. Elijah in Velemichi

Wooden Church of St. Elijah in Velemichi

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The main attraction of the agricultural town of Velemichi, Stolinsky district, is the ancient church of St. Elijah. The Orthodox church dates back to 1881 and was built on the site of the predecessor, founded in the first half of the 18th century. There is even some interesting information about...
Ruins of the Trinity Church in Lyskovo

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

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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...
Memorial column in the village of Ososhniki

Memorial column in the village of Ososhniki

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Throughout Belarus there are various memorial columns, which were often installed by representatives of noble families in their lands. One of these memorial columns is located in the village of Ososshniki, next to the former estate of Bykhovtsy-Dzekonsky. Accurate information by whom and...
Lyskovskoe settlement - the place where the royal castle used to be

Lyskovskoe settlement and the place where the castle was

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At the entrance to Lyskovo from the village of Ososhniki, pay attention to the memorial stone "Barrows", once there was a real royal castle on this place. Not much is known about the history of this fortress. The castle is said to...
Wooden church of 1933 in Lyskovo

Wooden church in Lyskovo

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One of the attractions of the ancient town of Lyskovo is the wooden Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, which is often called one of the most beautiful Orthodox churches in the region. The church was built by 1933 according to the project of Stanislav Petrovsky in...
Monument to Prince David in the Stolin district (David-Gorodok)

Monument to Prince David in the Stolin region

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The central attraction of David-Gorodok is a monument to Prince David Igorevich, installed near the local House of Culture. It is believed that this Volyn and Dorogobuzh prince was involved in the founding of the city on these lands. The sculptor worked on the project of the bronze monument...
Former monastery in the village of Imenin

Torokan Basilian Monastery in the village of Imenin

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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...
The city of Vysokoye (Vysoko-Litovsk) on old photographs

The city of Vysokoye (Vysoko-Litovsk) on old photographs

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Vysokoe is the westernmost city of Belarus, located in the Kamenets district, Brest region. Here you can see interesting architectural monuments, mostly associated with Sapieha and Pototsky, who made a significant contribution to the development of Vysoko....
Ruins of the Bernardine Monastery in Brest

Ruins of the Bernardine Monastery in Brest

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Once upon a time there was a huge Bernardine monastery on the territory of Brest, founded in the first half of the 17th century. The ruins of this monastery complex are within walking distance of the Kholmsky Gate. The Bernardine monks were invited to what was then Brest-Litovsk by Martin Shishkovsky, a prominent...
Where was the synagogue in Chomsk

Lost Legacy: Chomsk Synagogue

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Today's agro-town of Khomsk, Drogichinsky district, is a small settlement where it is quite difficult to single out anything interesting from historical sites. What you will agree is strange, because the village of Chomsk is mentioned in the annals as early as the beginning of the 16th century. TO...

Minsk on old photos and postcards

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What did Minsk look like in the first half of the 20th century and the early post-war years? Old postcards depicting iconic...

Castles and palaces of Belarus, which everyone should visit

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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...

Unusual obelisk in Koldychevo

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Once upon a time in Koldychevo there was an estate with a small estate of the Shalevich-Filipovichs, which they in turn received from the Nesvizh Radziwills. The central object of the estate complex was a compact...

TOP 55 apps and websites for travelers 2024

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