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The oldest school in Belarus

Where is the oldest school in Belarus located?

One of the unique sights of the city of Slutsk is the building of the oldest school in Belarus, built at the Calvinist church in the early 17th century on behalf of Janusz Radziwill. The first version of the school was made of wood and was located ...
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...
Catholic church in Gniezno

Gothic church of St. Michael in Gniezno

The Grodno region is really unique and rich in sights. In almost every city and even a small village you can find an interesting historical site. For example, in the agricultural town of Gniezno, the old church of St. Michael the Archangel has been preserved. The first mention of...
Unique church-fortress in Synkovichi, Belarus

Unique church-fortress in Synkovichi

In the Grodno region, just a few kilometers from Slonim, there is a unique building - the church-fortress of St. Michael the Archangel. The temple is truly ancient, and its history is full of secrets and mysteries, there is not even a definite answer when exactly...
Novaya Ryasna - Protestant church and Grabovsky burial vault

Tomb of the Grabowskis and a former Protestant church

In the village of Novaya Ryasna (Kamenetsky district) there was once the estate of the Matushevich-Grabovskys with a large estate and a park. Most of the buildings of that manor complex have not been preserved, with the exception of the Grabovsky family tomb. The Grabovskys bought the town of Novaya Ryasna in 1849....
The ancient church of St. Michael the Archangel in Smorgon

The ancient church of St. Michael in Smorgon

A vivid and one of the few surviving examples of Renaissance architecture in Belarus is the Church of St. Michael in Smorgon, originally built as a Calvin collection. This temple with all the defensive attributes was built to replace the old wooden...
Church of St. Casimir Vselyub

All-Lubsky Church of St. Casimir and the Tomb of the O'Rourkovs

The oldest church in Belarus is located in the village of Vselyub, Grodno region. It was built in the first half of the 15th century, probably before 1433. During its long history, it has changed names, denominations and appearance. Today the church of St. Casimir...
Calvin collection church in Kletsk ruins

Where was the Trinity Church in Kletsk?

There are several sights in Kletsk that have been completely lost: a large synagogue, a mosque, and the Farny Trinity Church. The Catholic church was built in the middle of the 16th century under Mikhail Radziwill the Black, who then handed it over to the Calvinists. ...
Calvin collection in the village of Pervomaisk

Calvin collection in the village of Pervomaisk

In the small village of Pervomaisk, Uzdensky district, there are massive ruins resembling a fortress. This building is a Calvin collection. Most historians tend to believe that this defensive temple was built in the second half of the 16th century. But there is...
Church of John the Baptist Kamai

Church of John the Baptist in Kamai

The agricultural town of Kamai in the Vitebsk region keeps one of the oldest historical and cultural values ​​of Belarus - the Church of St. John the Baptist. The construction of the architectural monument began in 1603 under the leadership of Jan Rudomin-Dusyatsky and lasted 3 years. The Kamai Church is part of...

Common oatmeal - photo and description

The Common Bunting (Emberiza citrinella) is a brightly colored bird with a dominant yellow color, slightly larger in size than the Tree Sparrow. In Belarus this species...

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...

Adampol – distillery and Khreptovich estate

At the beginning of the 19th century, Adam Litovor-Khreptovich expanded his father's estate of Shchorsy, purchasing neighboring Negnevichi from the Radziwills. On the edge of the new estate complex, the Adampol farm is being built, something...

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