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Below are the main sights of the Vitebsk region. If you are looking for more interesting places, then look sightseeing map of Belarus.

Restored synagogue in Vitebsk

Great Lubavitcher Synagogue in Vitebsk

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On Revolyutsionnaya Street in Vitebsk not long ago there was a grand opening of a synagogue restored from the ruins. The ancient architectural monument stood in ruins for many years, but thanks to the efforts of the local Jewish diaspora and concerned citizens, the building was...
Lost heritage: Jesuit church in Vitebsk

Lost heritage: Jesuit church in Vitebsk

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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...
Church of the Holy Trinity in the agricultural town of Ulla, Vitebsk region

Trinity Church in Ulla

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Ulla (in Belarusian - Ula) is a rather ancient place, which was part of the Principality of Polotsk and known in chronicles since the 14th century. Today's Ulla is already an agricultural town in the Beshenkovichi district, and among the attractions...
Intercession Cathedral and Trinitarian Monastery in Vitebsk

Intercession Cathedral and Trinitarian Monastery in Vitebsk

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One of the many Orthodox churches in Vitebsk is the Intercession Cathedral on Lenin Street. However, not everyone knows that the church was originally the Church of the Virgin Mary, built at the Trinitarian monastery. The monks of the order settled in Vitebsk in...
Monument to Vladimir Korotkevich in Vitebsk

Monument to Vladimir Korotkevich in Vitebsk

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One of the attractions of the city of Vitebsk is the monument to the writer Vladimir Semenovich Korotkevich (Uladzimir Karatkevich). This memorial sign was installed back in 1994 at the intersection of Chekhov and Suvorov streets. According to the architect Rybakov, Korotkevich should...
The Lost Tsiekhanowiecki Palace in Bocheikovo

The Lost Tsiekhanowiecki Palace in Bocheikovo

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About 20 kilometers from Beshenkovichi there is the agricultural town of Bocheikovo, which will be interesting to visit to see part of the heritage of the Tsekhanovetsky family. In addition to several outbuildings, an outbuilding and a memorial sign, you can find the place where the real...
Amazing Yelnya swamp

Yelnya – a unique array of raised bogs

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The Yelnya Republican Nature Reserve today can be called one of the most popular tourist destinations in Belarus. People come here as actively as, for example, to Belovezhskaya Pushcha or Mir Castle. The Yelnya swamp is a unique natural complex located...
Abandoned estate Polymya

Svyatsky estate “Old Belitsa” in the village of Plamya

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Once upon a time, in the Sennensky district, in a place with the sonorous name Belitsa, there was one of the richest estates in the Vitebsk region. Today, the ruins of the Svyatsky estate in the agricultural town of Plamya remind us of those times. There really is a little confusion with toponyms, the estate...
Senno, Vitebsk region

The city of Senno – what to see from the sights?

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The city of Senno, Vitebsk region, has a rather rich and interesting history, and the first documented mentions of it date back to the mid-16th century. The name and origin of the town still causes heated debate today. City coat of arms (two braids...
The Svyatsky household yard in the village of Plamya

The Svyatsky household yard in the village of Plamya

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The unusual agricultural town of Plamya in the Vitebsk region is often also called Polymya, and also Staraya Belitsa. Until 1917, all these lands belonged to the large Belitsa estate - one of the richest in the region. As expected...

What kind of miracle? White starling in Minsk

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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

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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...

Lyakhavichy Church of St. Joseph

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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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