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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.

Church in the city of Tolochin

Church of St. Anthony in the city of Tolochin

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There are suggestions that the church in Tolochin began to be built by order of the king, after the victory in the war with the French. The starting point is 1813. Then the owners of the Slavinsky lands made the first donations for the construction of the temple. Finished work...
Holy Intercession Church and Monastery in Tolochin

Basilian Monastery and Holy Intercession Church in Tolochin

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The Holy Intercession Church in Tolochin is a unique temple in its own way. There is evidence that the first church was built on this site in 1604 by the Chancellor of the Principality of Lithuania, Lev Sapega. It was originally a church, which is good...
Manor Glazko "Stanislavovo" in Rossony

Manor Glazko “House with a Hundred Windows” in Rossony

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The urban village of Rossony is located 50 kilometers from Polotsk, Vitebsk region, here you can see the estate of the Glazko family "Stanislavovo". The manor house has features of the neo-Gothic architectural style and was built at the very end of the 19th century. At...
Abandoned church of 1917 in the village of Vysokoe

Ruins of a 1917 church in Vysokoe

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Not far from the M8 highway leading to Vitebsk, in the village of Vysokoye, you can see the ruins of the church of St. Elijah. The construction of the temple began in a rather difficult period and ended in 1917. Judging by this date, the temple, if ...
Church of the Virgin Mary the Queen in Porplische

Church of the Virgin Mary the Queen in Porplische

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Porplische is a small agricultural town in the Vitebsk region, located on a section of the road between the settlements of Glubokoe and Dokshitsy. Passing through these places, you can see the Church of the Virgin Mary the Queen. The Catholic church in Porplische was founded before the beginning of...
Beautiful churches of Belarus - temple in Porplische

Ancient wooden church in Porplische

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In the agricultural town of Porplische, on the road connecting Glubokoe and Dokshitsy, there is an interesting old church, founded back in 1627. Construction began with the financial support of the Zebrzhidovs family. There is an assumption about another date of construction - 1794....
Abandoned Sretenskaya Church in the village of Mosar

Abandoned Sretenskaya Church in the village of Mosar

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In the small village of Mosar (in some sources, Mosor), the Sretenskaya Church has been partially preserved, arriving in an abandoned form. The temple is located on the outskirts of the local arable field, at the fork to the left of the reservoir. There are enough similar ruins in the Vitebsk region: ...
St. Sophia Cathedral in Polotsk

Sophia Cathedral - the main attraction of Polotsk

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One of the most interesting and visited sights of Polotsk is St. Sophia Cathedral. The architectural monument that can be seen today was built in the middle of the 18th century on the site of the foundation of the first church, laid in the period from 1044...
Orthodox church of the Nativity of the Virgin Luzhki village

Church of the late 18th century in the village of Luzhki

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In the Vitebsk region, you can visit the interesting village of Luzhki, where the Church of the Nativity of the Virgin has been preserved. The temple was built at the end of the 18th century and has a rich history. The church in Luzhki has a classical style of architecture. The dominant feature is a three-tier belfry tower, however...
abandoned property in Begoml

And also Begoml - abandoned from the times of the USSR

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The former building of the Vetraz plant When I first visited Begoml in 2014, I caught a glimpse of an unusual Soviet-style building. Even then, the place was obviously abandoned, but so neatly, without obvious signs. This is often the case with buildings that...

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...

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