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Lost heritage Kosakovsky estate

Lost Heritage: The Kosakovski Palace in Berestovitsa

Bolshaya Berestovitsa is a large urban settlement in the Grodno region, the history of which has already crossed the mark of 500 years. During this long period, the town managed to be owned by the Khodkeviches, Mnisheks, Pototskys and Kosakovskys, under whom ...
The ruins of the church in the urban village of Bolshaya Berestovitsa

Ruins of the Carmelite Church in Bolshaya Berestovitsa

In the urban village of Bolshaya Berestovitsa there is a unique landmark of the region - the ruins of the Church of the Visitation of the Virgin Mary. The history of this temple begins in the first half of the 17th century. When Jerome Khodkevich financed the construction of a Carmelite monastery. Probably the first version of the church...
Manor Khodkevichy in the village of Bolshoye Mozheikovo

Manor Khodkevichy in the village of Bolshoye Mozheikovo

Not far from the defensive temple of Murovanka there is an interesting village of Bolshoye Mozheikovo. Once there was an estate of the Khodkevich family. Unfortunately, the manor house has not been preserved, but several outbuildings have survived. The most interesting building is the lyamus, similar to...
Bykhov Castle Chodkevich and Sapieha

Bykhov Castle Chodkiewicz and Sapieha 17th century

The castle of the Khodkevich and Sapieha families is located in the town of Bykhov, Mogilev region. The history of construction begins at the turn of the late 16th - early 17th centuries, when these lands belonged to the Hetman of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Jan Karol Chodkiewicz. It is with him...
What to see in the agricultural town of Volno

Church in Volno

In the agricultural town of Volno, you can see an interesting church of the mid-18th century. True, the temple was originally built as a church and a monastery of the Basilian order, and only in 1895 it was re-consecrated into the Trinity Church. Freely located close to the highway...
castles of belarus

Castles and castles of Belarus that no longer exist

Few castles of Belarus have survived, some have come down to us only in the form of echoes of the past. But, going on trips around Belarus, you can find many places that remember those times when stone and...

What kind of miracle? White starling in Minsk

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

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?

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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