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Tombs and chapels on the territory of Belarus (photo and description)

On the territory of Belarus, many interesting sights have been preserved, among which there are tombs of ancient families.

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...
Chapel-tomb of Tollochko in Verdomichi

Chapel-tomb of Tollochko in Verdomichi

Verdomichi is a medium-sized agro-town in the Svisloch district, located between Volkovysk and Porozovo. From the point of view of sights, the place is interesting for the heritage of the Tollochko family, to whom Verdomichi belonged since 1817. It was at that time that Julian...
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...
Church of St. Casimir in Ruzhany

Church of St. Casimir of 1792 in Ruzhany

Ruzhany is well known for its main attraction - the Sapieha Palace, but there are plenty of other interesting objects in the urban village. For example, not far from the historical center there is a small church of St. Casimir, which was built at the end of...
Sopotskin Belarus

Ancient Catholic cemetery in Sopotskin

On the outskirts of the urban village of Sopotskin, there is an old Catholic cemetery where you can see two neighboring chapels-tombs. The one to the left belonged to the Dyakonskys, and the one to the right belonged to the Gurskys. Both of these genera were well known in ...
Catholic chapel in Grodno

Catholic cemetery "Farnoye" in Grodno

In Grodno you can see one of the oldest Catholic cemeteries in Belarus, formed in the last years of the existence of the Commonwealth - in 1792. A little later, in 1822, in the center of the Farny cemetery, with the money of a certain Studnitsky...
Chapel-tomb Kashitsey in Obrina (Pervomaiskaya)

Chapel-tomb Kashitsey in Obryna

The village of Pervomaisky (Pervomaiskaya), Korelichsky district, until 1948 was called Obryn (Obrina). The estate in these parts was founded by representatives of the Obrinsky family in the second half of the 16th century. From them, the estate passed to other noble families: the Khodkeviches,...
Wooden chapel in Oshmyany

Kaplichka and the Catholic cemetery in Oshmyany

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...
Lutheran chapel in Polotsk

Chapel-tomb at the Lutheran cemetery in Polotsk

Among the lesser known and not the most popular sights of Polotsk, one can single out an old Lutheran cemetery with a chapel. The place is located far from the central part of the city and will be more interesting for those who have been more than once...
Orthodox chapel of 1910 in the village of Bezdedovichi

Chapel-tomb of the Korsaks in Bezdedovichi

If you drive from Polotsk to Disna along the P14 highway, then along the way there will be a small village of Bezdedovichi, where you can see the manor house and the chapel-tomb of the Rimsky-Korsakov family, today the Church of the Iberian Icon of the Mother of God. The chapel was built by...

The city of Ivye in the 1982 film “Alien Father”

Thanks to the film "An Alien Father", released in 1982, we have the opportunity to look at the city of Ivye as it was during the filming. Below...

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...

Water mill in the city of Ivye

Along the central street of Ivya you can see the old ordinary buildings of the city and of course the main attraction - the Church of Saints Peter and Paul, but there is more...

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