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Svisloch - what to see in the ancient town?

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, dating back to the middle of the 13th century, and what is very important...
Lyakhavitsky castle

Lyakhovichi Castle - where was it located?

The fact that there once stood a real defensive castle in Lyakhovichi is reminiscent of the city’s coat of arms, which depicts an ancient fortress. Construction of the castle began on the orders of the famous military and statesman of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania - Jan...
Fountain "Boy with a Swan" in Alexander Square

Fountain “Boy with a Swan” in Alexander Park

In the very center of Minsk, opposite Oktyabrskaya Square, there is an ancient park - Alexander Square, where you can see the first city fountain - "Boy with a Swan". The place is iconic for the capital, rich in a variety of stories and legends...
Monument to Vladimir Korotkevich in Vitebsk

Monument to Vladimir Korotkevich in Vitebsk

One of the attractions of the city of Vitebsk is the monument to the writer Vladimir Semenovich Korotkevich (Uladzimir Karatkevich). This memorial sign was installed back in 1994 at the intersection of Chekhov and Suvorov streets. According to the architect Rybakov, Korotkevich should...
Abelisk at the village of Bayarka

Unusual memorial obelisk in the village of Boyarki

On the way from the urban village of Zheludok to Belitsa, you can see an unusual obelisk that rises near the P141 road, not far from the village of Boyarki. The first thought when you see this building is that in front of you is a memorial column of the clock of acceptance...
Interesting buildings in Novogrudok

Unusual development in Novogrudok

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...
David Gorodensky monument in Grodno

Monument to David Gorodensky in Grodno

Grodno confidently occupies a leading position in the number of attractions among all cities in Belarus. In addition to churches, castles, palaces and ancient buildings, there are plenty of monuments to prominent figures and significant persons. And this list is periodically updated, so...
Obelisk of Tyszkiewicz in the city of Svisloch

Obelisk of Tyszkiewicz in the city of Svisloch

In the very center of Svisloch, a white obelisk rises, the history of which, like the city as a whole, is closely connected with the activities of Vincent Tyszkiewicz. The famous count and figure of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania owned a number of estates on the territory of Belarus. He owned a luxurious...
Monument to Prince David in the Stolin district (David-Gorodok)

Monument to Prince David in the Stolin region

The central attraction of David-Gorodok is a monument to Prince David Igorevich, installed near the local House of Culture. It is believed that this Volyn and Dorogobuzh prince was involved in the founding of the city on these lands. The sculptor worked on the project of the bronze monument...
Where is the monument to Francis Bogushevich

Monument to Frantish Bogushevich in the city of Smorgon

One of the attractions of the city of Smorgon is the monument to Frantish Bogushevich (Francishak Bagushevich), installed in the central park. The architectural sketch was developed back in the early 90s, but it was only in 2009 that the project was realized in bronze....

Minsk on old photos and postcards

What did Minsk look like in the first half of the 20th century and the early post-war years? Old postcards depicting iconic...

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...

Unusual obelisk in Koldychevo

Once upon a time in Koldychevo there was an estate with a small estate of the Shalevich-Filipovichs, which they in turn received from the Nesvizh Radziwills. The central object of the estate complex was a compact...

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