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The ancient Church of the Virgin Mary in the village of Kashubintsy

Wooden church from 1773 in Kashubyncy

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Not far from Skidel there is a curious village - Kashubintsy, where you can see the ancient Church of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The temple was erected by monks of the Jesuit order from Grodno in order to expand their mission. The church was built in 1773...
Ancient church in Losk

Wooden church in Losk

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An interesting example of wooden architecture in Belarus is located in the picturesque village of Losk - this is the Church of the Heart of Jesus, which today, unfortunately, stands half-abandoned. The temple was built from timber in the first half of the 20th century, apparently...
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...
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...
Wooden Church of All Saints in Turov

Wooden Church of All Saints in Turov

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One of the oldest cities on the territory of Belarus is Turov. People often come here to look at the unique stone crosses and the ancient settlement with a museum, visit the reserve and enjoy nature. Turov also has classical Polissya...
Trinity Church in Leonpol

Wooden Trinity Church of the 18th century in Leonpol

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One of the sights of Leonpol is a wooden temple of the second half of the 18th century. In most sources, there are 2 main versions of construction. According to the first option, the then owners of the Lopatinskys built a Uniate church in 1774. According to another version...
Church in the village of Berezhnoye

The wooden church of St. Paraskeva Pyatnitsa in Berezhnoye

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Berezhnoye is a fairly large agricultural town in the Stolin district, Brest region. These lands are closely connected with the surname Olesha, who had estates here and in neighboring Novoberezhny. Among the sights you can see the wooden church of St.
Slutsk Cathedral

The main attraction of Slutsk is the Cathedral of Michael the Archangel

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Despite its impressive age, Slutsk can hardly boast of ancient buildings and architectural monuments, the only exception is the wooden church of St. Michael the Archangel. This Orthodox church has a rather vague history of construction, so...
David Gorodok attractions

The ancient church of St. George in David-Haradok

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The main attraction in David-Haradok is the old wooden church of St. George, which was probably built back in 1724. However, some sources suggest that the temple may be much older and dates back to the second half of the 17...
Wooden churches of Belarus, Olgomel

Resurrection Church of 1817 in the village of Olgomel

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The village with the unusual name Olgomel has been known in history since the beginning of the 16th century, and the first written records date back to 1509. According to legend, the place got its name when the holy princess Olga (who exactly...

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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