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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.

Miloš Chapel in Idolta

Manor and chapel-tomb of Milose in Idolta

Idolta is an agro-town in the Miory region, located near the lake of the same name. Interestingly, there is no exact information about where this beautiful name came from. But it is known about the first owners of the town - this is the Rudaminov-Dusyatsky family, the coat of arms of the "Pipe". From them...
Neogothic chapel in the urban village of Ross

Neo-Romanesque chapel of St. Stephen in Russia

The urban settlement of Ross and all its main attractions are quite closely connected with the Potocki family, who had a family estate here. And if they try to see the Trinity Church and the Orthodox Church, then they often miss the chapel-tomb of the Potocki...
Chapel tomb of the Plater family in the village of Akhremovtsy

Neo-Gothic chapel-tomb of the Plater family in Akhremovtsy (Belmont)

Today's Akhremovtsy in the Vitebsk region is a medium-sized agro-town located near Lake Drivyaty. Of the attractions here, I would like to highlight the chapel-tomb of the Plater family. However, back in the early 20th century, these places were known as the estate...
Ancient Catholic cemetery and tomb of the 19th century in Brest

Ancient Catholic cemetery and tomb of the 19th century in Brest

In the central part of Brest, an old cemetery has been preserved, which is often called "Polish". Here you can see unusual tombs, several crypts, as well as a chapel-tomb of the mid-19th century. The cemetery itself was originally located on the outskirts of Brest-Litovsk, but with the growth of the city...
Abandoned chapel in Vidzy

Ruins of the 1861 chapel in Vidzy township

Vidzy is well known for its main attraction - the Trinity Church, but there are other interesting places. For example, the ruins of an unknown chapel in an old cemetery, located west of the center of the urban village. Unfortunately, reliable information who ...
Chapel of St. Hedwig in the village of Starodvorishche

Chapel of St. Hedwig in the village of Starodvorishche

If you go from the urban village of Vidzy to the agricultural town of Opsu, but make a short detour, you can see a wooden church in the village of Dalekie, as well as a chapel in Starodvorishche. Chapel of St. Hedwig is located in the Catholic cemetery. Made from...
Catholic Chapel Duboi

Chapel and estate Kuzhenetsky in the village of Duboe

Duboe (in some sources Duboi, and on old maps of Duboi) has been mentioned in chronicles since the end of the 15th century. The estate repeatedly passed from one noble family to another. At different times, Duboe was owned by the Radziwills,...
Orthodox chapel at the old cemetery in the village of Molchad

Chapel at the old cemetery in the village of Molchad

In the north of the Brest region there is a rather interesting village of Molchad. In written sources, the settlement was mentioned as early as the 15th century, so the history of the place is quite ancient. At the entrance to the village, notice the large cemetery divided...
Chapel of the Zabello family in Izyumovo

Chapel-tomb in Izyumovo, former Durynichi

Almost in the very suburbs of Bobruisk there is a small village of Izyumovo, which before the war was part of the town of Durynichi. Today, of the sights here, only a small chapel-tomb of the Zabello family has been preserved. The chapel was built at the beginning of the 20th century, probably by Shimon...
Holy Cross Church in Minsk

Kalvary cemetery: church, gate, tombs and a ghost

Kalvariyskoye is the oldest cemetery in Minsk, on the territory of which there are about 30 thousand burials, several tombs, a church, and also a gate. Since 1990, this entire complex has been included in the list of architectural monuments of the capital, and since the beginning...

Film stills of Priluk and Minsk in the film “Forest Reality” of 1926

"Forest Story" is in many ways a landmark film for our culture and history. This is the first Belarusian film officially released at the facilities of the future Belarusfilm company. Secondly...

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...

What kind of unusual tower was there in Pryluky?

In old photographs and a drawing by Napoleon Orda, not only the Czapski Palace attracts attention, but also an unusual tower, somewhat reminiscent of a minaret. There was a four-tiered tower on the right...

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