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Fara Vitovta - a lost architectural monument of Grodno

“Fara Vitovta” – a lost architectural monument of Grodno

Perhaps one of the most famous lost architectural monuments of Belarus is the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, better known as Fara Vytautas. Where does the name "Fara" come from and why Vytautas? It is believed that the first wooden Catholic church in...
Grodno synagogue of 1912 on Socialist street 35

Grodno synagogue 1912 on Socialist

In Grodno, several buildings have been preserved that were originally built as synagogues. Bolshaya or Main is well known to many; this historical object has long taken one of the main positions on the list of “what to see in Grodno”, and...
Estate of Stanisław August Poniatowski Ponemun

Poniatowski’s residence “Ponemun” in Grodno

Closer to the Eastern Bridge in Grodno, near the very bank of the Neman River, is the summer residence of the last king of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, Stanislaw August Poniatowski. What has survived from this manor complex is a heavily rebuilt house, a chapel-burial vault, a stable, some outbuildings,...
What would be the Daminikansky cathedral near Grodno?

Lost heritage of Grodno: Church of Our Lady of the Rosary

Grodno is a unique city, where the number of attractions pleasantly surprises even the most experienced tourist. However, in addition to preserved and restored historical objects, there are also those that few people remember. For example, on the pedestrian Sovetskaya there used to be...
David Gorodensky monument in Grodno

Monument to David Gorodensky in Grodno

Grodno confidently occupies a leading position in the number of attractions among all cities in Belarus. In addition to churches, castles, palaces and ancient buildings, there are plenty of monuments to prominent figures and significant persons. And this list is periodically updated, so...
Grodno Castle Stefan Batory

Grodno Castle Stefan Batory

Batory Castle in Grodno, also known as the Old Castle, is a special place in the city, rich in history, controversy and even mysticism. The first mention of the fortress dates back to the first half of the 12th century, when a wooden structure was built...
Grodno on postcards of 100 years ago and modern photos

Grodno on postcards 100 years ago and today

It is always interesting to see how the architecture and development of the city has changed over a long period of time. In this material, I picked up unique postcards of the first half of the 20th century, which depict the old city of Grodno and its religious objects. To...
House-museum and monument of Eliza Ozheshko in Grodno

House-museum and monument of Eliza Ozheshko in Grodno

In Grodno, on Eliza Ozheshko Street, you can visit the house-museum of the same name, dedicated to the creative activity and life of the famous writer. The museum is housed in a building built in 1976, which repeats the appearance of the original house, which Elzbieta moved into in 1894...
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...
Catholic chapel in Grodno

Catholic cemetery "Farnoye" in Grodno

In Grodno you can see one of the oldest Catholic cemeteries in Belarus, formed in the last years of the existence of the Commonwealth - in 1792. A little later, in 1822, in the center of the Farny cemetery, with the money of a certain Studnitsky...

Minsk on old photos and postcards

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

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

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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