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Krupki former estate of the Svyatsky family

Svyatsky Manor in Krupki

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Krupki is a small town in the Minsk region, located near the M1 highway. The first chronicle mentions of which take us back to the 16th century, when these lands belonged to the magnates Sangushki (those who built the castle in...
The building of the former synagogue Zhaludok

Synagogue building in Zheludok

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The urban village of Zheludok is well known on the tourist map, because it is here that one of the most cinematic estates in Belarus, which belonged to the Svyatopolk-Chetvertinskys, is located. In Zheludok you can also see the Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, as well as part of the Jewish...
Urban village of Svir

Ordinary buildings of the 20th century in the urban village of Svir

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Svir is a medium-sized urban village that has a rich history and strong tourism potential. The town has its own “point of attraction” - the ancient Church of St. Nicholas, a beautiful lake, as well as a number of less obvious objects...
Interesting buildings in Novogrudok

Unusual development in Novogrudok

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Novogrudok is a unique city, rich in a variety of attractions, but for those for whom classical churches and museums are not enough, I suggest adding to the list of “what to see” - an unusual building of the first half of the 20th century. We'll talk 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...
The former estate of the Puslovsky-Krasinsky in Svisloch

The former estate of the Puslovsky-Krasinsky in Svisloch

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Settlements with the name Svisloch are often found on the territory of Belarus, which sometimes causes confusion. This article will focus on the Krasinsky estate in Svisloch, Grodno region, Kvasovsky village council. The first chronicle mentions of this place...
Lost heritage: Great synagogue in Kletsk

Lost heritage: Great synagogue in Kletsk

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The history of the Jewish Kletsk begins in the first half of the 16th century, it is from that period that chronicles appear with a mention of the Jewish community. Probably even then there were wooden temples, but the solid stone building of the main synagogue ...
Church of Idolta

Church of Our Lady of the Scapular in Idolta (Milashovo)

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At the entrance to the village of Milashovo, Vitebsk region, you can see a rather unusual Catholic church for Belarus. It is unusual both in its history and architecture. Church of Our Lady of the Scapular in Idolta (at that time this piece of land...
Potocki gardener's house in Russia

"Gingerbread" house gardener Potocki in Russia

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In the urban village of Ross, rich in history, there was once the estate of Count Potocki with a real palace. Unfortunately, the count's manor has not survived to this day, and only a few manor buildings have survived. Among which stands out an unusual ...
Church of the Assumption of the Old Believers in the village of Vidzy

Old Believer Church of the Assumption in the urban village of Vidzy

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A rather interesting temple can be seen in the urban village of Vidzy. The Old Believer church of the early 20th century has been preserved here. The building is brick, rectangular in shape, distinguished by a low three-tiered belfry topped with an onion dome. Assumption Church in Vidzy was built in...

Footage of Novogrudok in the 1979 film “Pani Maria”

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The ancient city of Novogrudok is rich not only in sights, but also in interesting events, including cinematic ones. The city has repeatedly become a film set for the most...

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...

“Fara Vitovta” – a lost architectural monument of Grodno

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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 "Far" come from...

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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