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Ruins of the Trinity Church in Lyskovo

The ruins of the church and the monastery of missionaries in Lyskovo

The ancient town of Lyskovo was mentioned in history at the very beginning of the 16th century, and a number of sights remind of a rich and eventful history: a settlement, a wooden church and, of course, a former missionary monastery with the ruins of the Trinity Church. There is information...

Church and ruins of the bell tower in Novodevyatkovichi

The central attraction of the Novodevyatkovichi agro-town is the Peter and Paul Church and the ruins of the bell tower. The construction of the temple was carried out at the end of the 18th century by order of Tadeusz Sliznya and his wife Sophia Chetvertinskaya. The project was carried out by the architect Antonio Kzhechotti, the result of...
Church of Saints Peter and Paul in the village of Gornostaevichi

Church of Saints Peter and Paul in the village of Gornostaevichi

Gornostaevichi, Svisloch district, belonged to representatives of the Butovt-Andreikovich family from the middle of the 18th century. As expected, this ancient family had its own estate in the town (outbuildings were partially preserved). In addition, in 1801, a temple was built,...
Wooden manor of Butovt-Andreykovich in Porozovo

Wooden manor “Bogudenki” in Porozovo

In Belarus, wooden architecture is mainly represented by churches and a little less often by churches. But there are also several examples of estate development, among which an old house in Porozovo stands out. This manor was built in the second half of the 19th century...
Church of St. Casimir in Ruzhany

Church of St. Casimir of 1792 in Ruzhany

Ruzhany is well known for its main attraction - the Sapieha Palace, but there are plenty of other interesting objects in the urban village. For example, not far from the historical center there is a small church of St. Casimir, which was built at the end of...
Church of St. Michael the Archangel in Porozovo

Ancient church and plebanians in Porozovo

In the urban village of Porozovo, Grodno region, there are several interesting historical sites, including the Church of St. Michael the Archangel. The temple was built on the site of 2 wooden predecessors in the first half of the 19th century (according to some sources, the oldest church...
Lost Heritage: Sapieha Palace in Derechin

Lost Heritage: Sapieha Palace in Derechin

Once Derechin, Zelvensky district, was a family estate and one of the main residences of the noble Sapieha family. There was also a classical palace with a massive 8-columned portico, the construction of which was carried out by Alexander Mikhail Sapega (a well-known figure and...
Ruins of the manor-palace of the Gilzens in Osvey

The ruins of the Gilzen estate in Osvey

Osveya is a unique place in Belarus, located in the north of the country. There is beautiful nature, a lot of wild animals, and in the center of Lake Osveyskoe there is the largest island with the mysterious name Du. In addition to natural beauty, there is ...
Svyatsk Belarus

Palace and park complex Volovichi in Svyatsk

Not far from Grodno there is a village with the beautiful name Svyatsk, where you can see a real palace of the late 18th century. The construction of this palace and park complex was carried out according to the project of the then popular Italian architect Giuseppe de Sacco. On the...
The former estate of the Tarasoviches in Lunno (Vola market town)

The former estate of the Krivitsky-Tarasovichi in Lunno (Vola market town)

Near the ancient town of Lunno (today - the agro-town of Mostovsky district), there was an estate with the sonorous name "Will". There is no such toponym on modern maps, and the territory itself is included in Lunno. These lands are rich...

The city of Ivye in the 1982 film “Alien Father”

Thanks to the film "An Alien Father", released in 1982, we have the opportunity to look at the city of Ivye as it was during the filming. Below...

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...

Water mill in the city of Ivye

Along the central street of Ivya you can see the old ordinary buildings of the city and of course the main attraction - the Church of Saints Peter and Paul, but there is more...

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