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the estate of the Drutsky-Lyubetsky Cherlyon in the village of Plodovaya

Brama from the estate of Drutsky-Lyubetsky in Cherlona (Plodovaya)

The village of Plodovaya, Mostovsky district, consists of several residential buildings, the Church of the Nativity of the Virgin, a grocery store and a large farm "Horizon". However, this place also has a rich history associated with the old name of Cherlon (in some...
Where was the first power plant in Minsk

Where was the first power plant located in Minsk?

In the second half of December 2022, a new tourist point with a historical context appeared in Minsk - this is a partially recreated facade of the first city power plant (transformer substation). The construction of this power plant in Minsk began at the end of the 19th century,...
Top 10: Bright Neo-Gothic Temples in Belarus

Top 10: Bright Neo-Gothic Temples in Belarus

There are a lot of monuments of neo-Gothic architecture on the territory of modern Belarus. The vast majority of which are churches of the late 19th - first half of the 20th century, but there are also estates and tombs. This article contains 10...
Where was the synagogue in Chomsk

Lost Legacy: Chomsk Synagogue

Today's agro-town of Khomsk, Drogichinsky district, is a small settlement where it is quite difficult to single out anything interesting from historical sites. What you will agree is strange, because the village of Chomsk is mentioned in the annals as early as the beginning of the 16th century. TO...
Miory church

Neo-Gothic Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary in Miory

The main attraction in the city of Miory is a neo-Gothic church in the very center. It began to be built at the beginning of the 20th century on the site of a wooden chapel, preserved from the time of the monastery of canons regular, which operated in Miory...
Kirkha Polotsk

The former church in Polotsk, and now the museum of local lore

In Polotsk, a unique architectural monument has been preserved - a kircha (Lutheran church). Now there is a local history museum. The history of the Polotsk Lutheran community begins in the second half of the 18th century, when in 1775 the first...
Mstibovo Volkovysky district

Neo-Gothic church in Mstibovo

A few kilometers from Volkovysk, you can see the Church of St. John the Baptist, which is located in the village of Mstibovo. This temple was built at the beginning of the 20th century, on the site of a wooden predecessor. Its architecture refers to the style...
Former church in the village of Sarya

Neo-Gothic temple in the agricultural town of Sarya

One of the most unique churches in Belarus can be seen in the agricultural town of Sarya, Vitebsk region. Today, this architectural monument, nicknamed by the locals as a "stone crystal", is the Church of the Holy Dormition, however, the temple was originally built as a church. The temple was built in...
Church of Saints Peter and Paul in the agricultural town of Rozhanka

Church of Saints Peter and Paul in Rozhanka

Rozhanka is an agro-town in the Grodno region, located on the P51 highway, a few kilometers from the city of Shchuchin. Of the attractions here, it is worth highlighting an unusual church with Neo-Gothic features and elements found in Calvin collections. Already on...
Neogothic chapel in the urban village of Ross

Neo-Romanesque chapel of St. Stephen in Russia

The urban settlement of Ross and all its main attractions are quite closely connected with the Potocki family, who had a family estate here. And if they try to see the Trinity Church and the Orthodox Church, then they often miss the chapel-tomb of the Potocki...

Footage of Novogrudok in the 1979 film “Pani Maria”

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

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

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...

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