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Novodevyatkovichi - ancient cemetery and ruins of tombs

Novodevyatkovichi - an ancient cemetery and the ruins of tombs

One of the sights of the agro-town Novodevyatkovichi is an old Catholic cemetery where there are two chapels-tombs. One was probably built for the Slug family, and the second for representatives of the middle gentry - Kollupailo. A more refined tomb belonged to Ludwig Kollupailo, was built...

Church and ruins of the bell tower in Novodevyatkovichi

The central attraction of the Novodevyatkovichi agro-town is the Peter and Paul Church and the ruins of the bell tower. The construction of the temple was carried out at the end of the 18th century by order of Tadeusz Sliznya and his wife Sophia Chetvertinskaya. The project was carried out by the architect Antonio Kzhechotti, the result of...
Where was the estate of Slugs in Novodevyatkovichi?

Where was the estate of Slugs in Novodevyatkovichi?

Novodevyatkovichi is a large agricultural town 30 kilometers from Slonim with a rather rich and interesting history. In the annals, the place (then simply Devyatkovichi *) has been known since the end of the 16th century as the possession of the Meleshko family. After them...
Chapel tomb of the Hordes

Chapel-tomb and the estate of the Ords in Brakovo

A few kilometers from Slonim there are two villages, Derevyanchitsy and Brakovo, which belonged to the Ord family since the beginning of the 19th century. Here they had the Derevyanchitsy farm of the same name (today it belongs to the territory of the village of Brakovo) with a chic...
Suburb of Slonim - Albertin

Church and monastery of the Jesuits in Albertina (Slonim)

In the suburb of Slonim, Albertina, next to the Church of the Virgin Mary, you can see the Orthodox church and the building of the former Jesuit monastery. This attraction is unique in its own way. Here, in the first half of the 20th century, the Jesuit monks tried to return to the people ...
Broken stone near Slonim (Yakimovichi village)

Unusual attraction: split stone near Slonim

Not far from Slonim, between the village of Yakimovichi and the former estate of the Puslovsky Albertina, you can see a rather unusual sight - a huge split stone. It is assumed that this boulder was brought from the Scandinavian lands about 150-220 thousand years ago. Melted...
Church of the Virgin Mary Albertin

Church of the Virgin Mary in Albertina (Slonim)

The place with the beautiful name Albertin is a suburb of Slonim, which today actually belongs to the city and is more likely to be correctly called the outskirts. Here, in addition to the park complex and the former estate of the Puslovskys, you can see the Church of the Virgin...
Slonim Trinity Cathedral in Slonim

Trinity Cathedral and the former Bernardine monastery in Slonim

In the first half of the 17th century, monks of the Bernardine Order arrived in Slonim at the invitation of Jan Zharnovsky. By 1645, with the financial support of the royal secretary Andrei Radvanov, a stone church was built. The temple came out massive and became part of...
Church of St. Andrew the Apostle 1775 in Slonim

Slonim Church of St. Andrew the Apostle, 1775

Among the buildings of Slonim, the church of St. Andrew the Apostle stands out for its architecture. The temple is located in a quiet area and is one of the main attractions of the city. The architectural complex begins with a three-arch gate leading to the territory of the church. Immediately to the right of the entrance...
Church of the Immaculate Conception of the Most Holy Virgin Mary in Slonim

Slonim Church and Bernardine Monastery

Of the objects of monumental architecture in Slonim, be sure to visit the temple, which is located in the center of the modern city. The church was built in the Baroque style in the middle of the 17th century for the sisters of the Bernardine Order, who moved from Vilnius. One of the features of the church...

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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