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Kamenets tower - a unique architectural monument of the 13th century

Kamenets Tower - a unique architectural monument of the 13th century

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Kamenetz is a unique city in the Brest region, where an architectural monument of the late 13th century, the donjon tower, has been preserved. The Kamenets Tower, sometimes mistakenly called the "Belaya Vezha", is one of the oldest sights in Belarus. Competition...
Neo-Gothic tomb of Orzeszko in the village of Zakozel

Tomb of Ozheshko in the village of Zakozel

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One of the most interesting sights of the Drogichinsky district is located in the village of Zakozel and this is the chapel-tomb of the Ozheshko family. For quite a long time, this architectural monument arrived in an abandoned form, but a few years ago its reconstruction began. Therefore quite...
The old gate of the Puslovskys in the agricultural town of Peski

The northern gate of the Puslovskys in Sands

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Sands is a rather old settlement, first mentioned in the early 16th century. Then, in 1503, these lands were granted to Dmitry Kiyanin. However, the future of Peskov will be associated with another surname - Puslovsky, to ...
Church of St. Peter and Paul in the agricultural town of Zhuprany

Neo-Gothic Church of St. Peter and Paul in Zhuprany

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Zhuprany is an agricultural town in Oshmyany district, which is located on the road connecting Oshmyany and Smorgon. Initially, the village was called "Zuprany" (the Zuprany Forest was located nearby, where European bison were found). However, over time and due to phonetic ...
Tomb of Protasevichi Forgive me

Tomb of the Protaseviches in the village of Forgiveness

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If you are wondering "Is it possible to restore the ruins?", Then go to the village of Prosti, Nesvizh region. Here, in 2016, the reconstruction of the tomb of the Protaseviches, which had been abandoned for many years, was completed. The history of this village is closely connected with the neighboring...
Church of St. Casimir Vselyub

All-Lubsky Church of St. Casimir and the Tomb of the O'Rourkovs

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The oldest church in Belarus is located in the village of Vselyub, Grodno region. It was built in the first half of the 15th century, probably before 1433. During its long history, it has changed names, denominations and appearance. Today the church of St. Casimir...

Palace of the Puslovskys "Kossovo Castle"

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The Kossovsky Palace of the Puslovskys is at the final stage of restoration. Works on the arrangement of the park zone are now being completed. The history of the construction of Kossovo belonged to many famous families: Khreptovich, Flemming, Sapieha. In 1821, these lands were bought by Vojtech Puslovsky, a major industrialist and...
Defensive Church of the Nativity of the Virgin in the village of Murovanka

Defensive Church of the Nativity of the Virgin in the village of Murovanka

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In the village of Murovanka, Grodno region, there is a unique monument of defensive architecture - the Church of the Nativity of the Virgin. Built in the middle of the 16th century (between 1516 and 42) in retrospective Gothic style with Renaissance elements. Many sources can...
Skarbets Library in Stankovo

Manor and library of Czapsky "Skarbets" in Stankovo

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Very close to Dzerzhinsk is the village of Stankovo. An interesting landmark from the time of the Chapskys, the Skarbets library, has been preserved here. Unfortunately, the estate-palace itself has not survived to this day. But you can see some of the manor buildings: a barn, a stable, an outbuilding, ...
farmstead Zheludok

Styles in the architecture of Belarus: Gothic, Art Nouveau, Rococo

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In this part, we will consider the following styles of architecture in Belarus: Gothic, Art Nouveau and Rococo, (before that, in the first part we got acquainted with Baroque and Classicism). The brightest identifying features that will help you better navigate the architectural trends that...

Svisloch – what to see in the ancient town?

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Svisloch is one of the small towns in the Grodno region, located near the border with Poland. The history of this place is rich and eventful, taking its toll...

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...

Baranovichi-Polesskiye: station, tower and railway museum

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The railway station of the city of Baranovichi (station "Baranavichy-Paleskiya") is not only an important infrastructure facility, but also a landmark with history. Trains and railways for Baranovichi...

TOP 55 apps and websites for travelers 2024

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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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