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What would be the Daminikansky cathedral near Grodno?

Lost heritage of Grodno: Church of Our Lady of the Rosary

Grodno is a unique city, where the number of attractions pleasantly surprises even the most experienced tourist. However, in addition to preserved and restored historical objects, there are also those that few people remember. For example, on the pedestrian Sovetskaya there used to be...
Stolbtsy - where was the Church of St. Casimir located?

Columns – where was the Church of St. Casimir located?

In the center of the city of Stolbtsy you can see not only an unusual cinema, but also an interesting mural, which depicts a rather strange temple with two different towers. This is the ancient church of St. Casimir, which was located on...
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...
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...
Dominican church in Orsha

Orsha church and former Dominican monastery

One of the sights of Orsha is a former Dominican church of the 19th century. Its atypical architecture is the result of several reconstructions after which the appearance of the temple has changed dramatically. The history of the Dominican monastery begins in the distant 17th century....
Church of St. Anthony and the Dominican monastery in Druya

Church of St. Anthony and the Dominican monastery in Druja (lost)

Druya ​​is a place rich in history with a large number of historical monuments. Unfortunately, some of them have not survived to this day, but have been preserved only in old photographs and in book articles. One of...
Trinity Church in Ruzhnakha Belarus

Trinity Church in Ruzhany

The historical center of the village of Ruzhan is really rich in sights. In addition to the ancient synagogue and Basilian monastery, there is the Trinity Church. The original version of the temple was founded under Lev Sapieha at the end of the 16th century. However, the wooden church did not stand for long...
Vilna baroque in Belarus: examples, features, traits

Church of St. John the Baptist in the village of Vasilishki

Vasilishki is a village in Shchuchinsky district, Grodno region. From Lida, the distance is about 35 kilometers. The main attraction in the village of Vasilishki is the late baroque church. The Church of St. John the Baptist was built at the...
Church in the village of Ushachi

Church of St. Lawrence in the village of Ushachi

100 kilometers from Vitebsk is the regional center - the urban village of Ushachi. This place is mentioned in chronicles as early as 1458, so it is not surprising that there are interesting sights here. One of which is the Church of St.
Church of the Resurrection in Kletsk, formerly a Dominican church

Resurrection Church in Kletsk (Dominican Church)

In the city of Kletsk, literally 15 km from Nesvizh, an ancient architectural monument of the 17th century, the Church of the Resurrection, has been preserved, but initially it was a Dominican church at the monastery. The construction of the temple began in 1683 (*in some...

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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