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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.

Estate of Stanisław August Poniatowski Ponemun

Poniatowski’s residence “Ponemun” in Grodno

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Closer to the Eastern Bridge in Grodno, near the very bank of the Neman River, is the summer residence of the last king of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, Stanislaw August Poniatowski. What has survived from this manor complex is a heavily rebuilt house, a chapel-burial vault, a stable, some outbuildings,...
Palace near Dabraulany

Dobrovlyany (Dabraulany) – the lost estate of the Gunters

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The village of Dobrovlyany (Dabravlyany) is located in the Smorgon region, not far from the urban village of Svir and the P95 highway, and the main attraction of the place is the buildings preserved from the time of the Gunter estate. The first mentions of Dobrolyany date back to the 16th century, when...
Novodevyatkovichi - ancient cemetery and ruins of tombs

Novodevyatkovichi - an ancient cemetery and the ruins of tombs

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Hoodie crow - photo and description

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One of the most common birds that can be seen wintering in Belarus is the hooded crow (Corvus corone cornix). The bird is considered...

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...

“Fara Vitovta” – a lost architectural monument of Grodno

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Perhaps one of the most famous lost architectural monuments of Belarus is the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, better known as Fara Vytautas. Where does the name "Far" come from...

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