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Senno, Vitebsk region

The city of Senno – what to see from the sights?

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The city of Senno, Vitebsk region, has a rather rich and interesting history, and the first documented mentions of it date back to the mid-16th century. The name and origin of the town still causes heated debate today. City coat of arms (two braids...
Grinevichi temple ruins

Ruins of the Church of St. John the Baptist in Grinevichi

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Not far from Porozovo there is the village of Grinevichi (former Bolshaya Lapenitsa) where you can see the ruins of an ancient Franciscan church. Money for the construction of the monastery was allocated by Jan Oginsky back in 1679, but he did not see this complex built...
Disnovsky church

Restored church in Disna

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In Disna, Vitebsk region, there are several historically significant objects, the list of which includes the Church of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary. This Catholic church was built by the monks of the Franciscan order at the end of the 18th century. Before that, on this very...
Neo-Romanesque Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary in the village of Prozoroki

Neo-Romanesque church in the village of Prozoroki

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In the agricultural town of Prozoroki, Glubokoe district, there is a massive church of neo-Romanesque architecture. This temple was built on the site of a wooden predecessor that burned down in a fire at the end of the 19th century. The history of the Catholic parish on these lands began in 1698,...
Franciscan Church in the village of Gubino

Ruins of the Church of St. Anthony in Gubino

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In the Vitebsk region there is a curious village of Gubino, where you can see the ruins of an 18th century temple. This is the Church of St. Anthony, which dates back to 1714. It was built with the money of the Polotsk steward Jan Pakash, as part of the monastery...
Church and monastery of the Franciscans in Pinsk

Church and monastery of the Franciscans in Pinsk

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Architectural complex in the center of Pinsk One of the largest and most beautiful monasteries of Belarus has been preserved in the historical part of the city of Pinsk. Its foundation dates back to the end of the 14th century, when the monks of the Franciscan order settled here. This architectural complex...
Church of the Virgin Mary in the agricultural town of Udelo

Church of the Virgin Mary in Udelo: museum and batleyka

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Udelo is an agro-town in the Vitebsk region, located literally 10 kilometers from the city of Glubokoe. The road connecting Mosar and the P3 highway passes through the village. There is an unusual church of the 18th century in Udelo, which was built...
Church of the Virgin Mary of Angels and the Franciscan Monastery in Grodno

Church of the Virgin Mary of Angels and the Franciscan Monastery in Grodno

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The original monastery and a small church built in 1635 were made of wood. However, during the Russian-Polish war they were destroyed. After the end of the war, a decision was made to restore the monastery complex. So in 1660, thanks to the donations of Mikhail Pats...
Ruins of the Franciscan church in Oshmyany

Ruins of the Franciscan church in Oshmyany

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The ruins of the church towering majestically on the hill are reminiscent of the forgotten history of Oshmyany. At the beginning of the 16th century, the old part of the city (it was called the Right Bank) was given to the Franciscans, the Catholic order of monks founded by Francis of Assisi. Through their efforts, a wooden...
Church of St. John the Baptist and monastery in Golshany

Church of St. John the Baptist in Golshany

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The church in Golshany is an architectural monument of the early 17th century. The original version of the temple was built by order and at the expense of Pavel Stefan Sapieha. In 1618, he invited the monks of the Franciscan order for whom he built ...

What kind of miracle? White starling in Minsk

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In spring, dozens of different birds actively return to Belarus, among which starlings are especially noticeable. Melodious singing and unusual coloring with bright specks attracts...

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...

Town – what to see in this place?

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One of the oldest towns in the Molodechno region is today’s agricultural town of Gorodok, the first mention of which dates back to the middle of the 12th century (1161)....

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