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Church of St. Anthony and the Dominican monastery in Druya

Church of St. Anthony and the Dominican monastery in Druja (lost)

Druya ​​is a place rich in history with a large number of historical monuments. Unfortunately, some of them have not survived to this day, but have been preserved only in old photographs and in book articles. One of...
Monastery and church in Druya

Trinity Church and Bernardine Monastery in Druya

The main attraction in the agricultural town of Druya ​​is the ancient Trinity Church, together with the building of the former monastery of the Bernardine Order. Back in the first half of the 17th century, by the decision of the then owner Kazimir Lev Sapieha, Bernardine monks were invited to Druya ​​....
Manor complex Sapieha in the agricultural town of Druya

Former manor in Druya, which is associated with the castle of Sapieha

The fate and history of the modern agricultural town of Druya ​​for a long time was associated with the Sapieha family, who owned these lands from 1600 to 1700. During this period of time, the city received the Magdeburg Law (or rather, that part of Druya ​​...
Church of the Annunciation in Druya

Church of the Annunciation of the 18th century in Druya

The partially restored Church of the Annunciation is located on the banks of the Western Dvina in the agricultural town of Druya. This temple was built in the first half of the 18th century, and in many sources even the exact date is found - 1740. Thanks to the artist's drawings...
Druya ​​Synagogue

Where was the synagogue in Druya? (lost legacy)

Druya ​​is a small agricultural town in the Miory district, Vitebsk region, located on the border with Latvia. Before the outbreak of World War II, more than 3000 Jews lived here, which accounted for about 70% of the total population. That's why...
Ruins of the bell tower in Druya

Ruins of the bell tower in Druya

The border agricultural town of Druya ​​is a real treasure trove for lovers of trips around Belarus. Despite its compact size, the place is rich in history and sights. True, it should be noted right away that after the destruction of the 20th century, many objects ...

Stone of filarets in Karchova (Tuganovichi)

In Belarus you can see not only countless architectural attractions, but also natural monuments. One of these objects is the “Filaret Stone”, it is located within the borders...

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...

Baranovichi-Polesskiye: station, tower and railway museum

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...

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