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Kaplichka and the Catholic cemetery in Oshmyany

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Not far from the historical center of Oshmyany there is a rather interesting attraction - this is an old Catholic cemetery with a wooden chapel. The formation of this cemetery dates back to the end of the 18th - the first half of the 19th century. The wooden chapel that can be seen today was...
Oshmyany synagogue, Belarus

Oshmyany synagogue is a unique architectural monument

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Oshmyany is a settlement rich in sights and interesting places. Here in the center of the city there is a beautiful church of St. Michael the Archangel and the Church of the Resurrection. A little further are the colorful ruins of the Franciscan church, and outside the city is the Strugach estate. Among...
Manor of the Strugach family in the village of Budenovka (Oshmyany)

Manor of the Strugach family in the village of Budenovka (Oshmyany)

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In the suburbs of the city of Oshmyany there is a small village of Budenovka, its historical name is the Holy Spirit. The former estate of the Strugach family has been partially preserved here. The manor house, which was quite habitable even before 2010, over the past decade ...
ashmyany synagogue

Top 5 old synagogues in Belarus

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The term synagogue itself originated 25 centuries ago and is closely connected with the history of the destruction of the First Temple (note the Temple of Solomon). If translated, the synagogue is a meeting house, a school of knowledge. A room where Jews could...
What to see in Oshmyany

Guide to Oshmyany and the "small triangle" - a one-day itinerary

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Golshany - Boruny - Krevo - Oshmyany and a little more Continuing my travels in the Grodno region, I visited the small but very interesting city of Oshmyany. It got its name from the river Oshmyanka (formerly Oshmyan). The city was first mentioned in...
Ruins of the Franciscan church in Oshmyany

Ruins of the Franciscan church in Oshmyany

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The ruins of the church towering majestically on the hill are reminiscent of the forgotten history of Oshmyany. At the beginning of the 16th century, the old part of the city (it was called the Right Bank) was given to the Franciscans, the Catholic order of monks founded by Francis of Assisi. Through their efforts, a wooden...

Church of St. Michael the Archangel in Oshmyany

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The church in the central part of the city is one of the main sights of Oshmyany. The high peaks of the temple can be seen from afar, which serves as an excellent reference point even at the entrance. A temple that greets visitors with the inscription "Te deum laudamus" (translated from Latin "We praise you,...
Holy Resurrection Church in Oshmyany

Holy Resurrection Church of the 19th century in Oshmyany

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The first bricks in the foundation of this Orthodox church were laid in 1873, but the construction dragged on for a long 10 years. The Holy Resurrection Church in Oshmyany became a replacement for the wooden predecessor church, which still remembered the times of the Dominican monks. Oshmyany Church was built in...

Stone of filarets in Karchova (Tuganovichi)

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In Belarus you can see not only countless architectural attractions, but also natural monuments. One of these objects is the “Filaret Stone”, it is located within the borders...

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...

Baranovichi-Polesskiye: station, tower and railway museum

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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...

TOP 55 apps and websites for travelers 2024

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If you're planning a vacation, these travel apps and websites will help you plan your trip. The list will include convenient search engines for hotels, ...
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