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Former Dominican monastery in Kholopenichi

Former Dominican monastery in Kholopenichi

Kholopenichi is a medium-sized urban settlement in the Krupsky district, Minsk region. The first mention of the town dates back to the middle of the 15th century, and over a long history these lands passed from one prominent family to another. However...
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...
Lost Legacy: Dominican Monastery in Derechin

Lost Heritage: Dominican Church and Monastery in Derechin

You can't tell at first glance, but Derechin, Zelvensky district, is an old place with a 600-year history. In addition to classical sights like a church and a neo-Gothic church, the agro-town also has mysterious lost objects - a Dominican monastery...
Former monastery in the village of Imenin

Torokan Basilian Monastery in the village of Imenin

The agro-town Imenin in the Drogichinsky district used to be called Torokan and has been known in chronicles since the beginning of the 16th century. The fame of this place was provided by the monks of the Basilian order, who had a large monastery in these parts, built with the support of...
Revealing the abandoned building of the monastery

Former missionary monastery hospital in Oswey

One of the attractions of the urban village of Osveya is part of the former missionary monastery, or rather the surviving hospital building. Missionary monks were invited to these parts in the second half of the 18th century by Jan August Gilsen, then the owner of the town. Activity...
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...
What to see in Slutsk?

Bernardine Monastery and St. Anthony's Church in Slutsk

The Bernardine monks began their mission in Slutsk in the first half of the 17th century with the support of Samuel Oskerko, the headman of Mozyr. For the construction of the future monastery, he bought out part of the land next to his Slutsk estate, and in ...
Sights of Vitebsk - Assumption Cathedral

Assumption Cathedral and Basilian Monastery in Vitebsk

One of the most recognizable sights of Vitebsk is the Assumption Cathedral, which rises on the banks of the Western Dvina. The temple that can be seen today is a restored copy. The history of the cathedral begins at the end of the 17th century, when...
Slutsk Theological School at the Troychansky Monastery

Slutsk Theological School and Troychansky Monastery

A little further from the center of Slutsk used to be an impressive complex of the Trinity Cathedral. This male Orthodox monastery was founded in the middle of the 15th century, but there are also bolder assumptions that send us back to the first half...
Former Trinitarian monastery in Molodechno

Former Trinitarian monastery in Molodechno

One of the oldest architectural monuments of Molodechno is the building of the former monastery of the Order of the Trinitarians, built in the middle of the 18th century. The construction of the monastery complex was carried out with the direct participation and assistance of Tadeusz Oginsky (grandfather of the famous composer Mikhail Oginsky)....

Svisloch – what to see in the ancient town?

Svisloch is one of the small towns in the Grodno region, located near the border with Poland. The history of this place is rich and eventful, taking its toll...

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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