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Manor of Lubomirsky in Yurtsevo

The former estate-castle of the Lubomirskys in Yurtsevo

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Not far from Orsha, in the village of Yurtsevo, you can see an unusual architectural monument - the former estate of the Lubomirskys. In 2020, the building was restored and is now used for the needs of the Vitebsk Regional Hospital IVOV. In addition to the impressive architecture with...
Former Jesuit Collegium in Orsha

Former Jesuit Collegium in Orsha

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One of the main attractions in the city of Orsha can safely be called the College of the Jesuits. Today, this building has been restored in accordance with its original appearance, and inside there is an art gallery, an exhibition hall of the museum and a children's library named after Korotkevich. Story...
Orsha Korotkevich: places associated with the name of the writer

Orsha Karatkevich: places associated with the name of the national writer

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In Orsha, in addition to classical architectural monuments, it is worth paying special attention to places that are dedicated to the life and work of Vladimir Korotkevich. After all, Orsha is the small homeland of one of the most famous writers of Belarus of the 20th century. AND...
The ruins of the church in the village of Solovye

Ruins of a 19th century church in the village of Solovye

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At an equal distance from Orsha and the city of Dubrovno there is the village of Solovye (Nightingale) where you can see the ruins of an Orthodox church of the mid-19th century. There is very little information about this church, but even it is contradictory and incomplete. AT...
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18th century Trinitarian monastery in Orsha

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Once upon a time, Orsha could rightfully be called a city-monasteries, but today only a few buildings with information shields on rebuilt facades remind of those times. So in the central part of the city there was a monastery of the Order of the Trinitarians with a massive...
Former Basilian monastery in Orsha

Former Basilian monastery in Orsha

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In the list of sights of the city of Orsha there is a former monastery of the Basilian order, which was located on the right bank of the Orshitsa River. It was founded in the middle of the 17th century and was originally Uniate. The first buildings were made of wood, and...
Dominican church in Orsha

Orsha church and former Dominican monastery

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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 the Kuteansky Monastery in Orsha

Kuteinsky Monastery and Trinity Church in Orsha

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One of the oldest sights of Orsha is the Kuteinsky Monastery and the Trinity Church. The construction of the Epiphany Monastery began in the first half of the 17th century. The complex included many buildings: a cathedral, a church, a gate-bell tower, residential buildings...
Former Bernardine monastery in Orsha

Former Bernardine monastery in Orsha

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Starting from the first half of the 17th century and until 1833, a monastery of the Bernardine Order operated in Orsha, under which the Church of the Virgin Mary was also built. The temple has not survived to this day, only the residential building has partially survived ...
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Orsha settlement and the place where the castle stood

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The best historical place in Orsha is the castle on the peninsula in the center of the city. It was here that Orsha began about 1000 years ago. The first buildings on this hillfort were of course wooden, and the first stone parts of the future...

Urban village of Bobr

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On the border of the Minsk and Vitebsk regions there is the urban village of Bobr, located on the river of the same name. The place was mentioned back in the first half of the 16th century, for its...

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...

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 date back to the 16th century, when these...

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