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Church in Negnevichi

Temple of classical architecture in Negnevichi

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Negnevichi is an ancient town in the Novogrudok district, Grodno region, the main attraction of which is the Church of the Kazan Icon of Our Lady. The temple was built at the very end of the 18th century (1795), apparently it was originally a church, reconsecrated in...
Ruins of an Orthodox church in the village of Staraya Vodva

Ruins of an Orthodox church in the village of Staraya Vodva

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One of the attractions of the Shklovsky district is the massive ruins of the Holy Intercession Church in the village of Staraya Vodva. The place was first mentioned as the Vodva farm (in Bel. - Vadva), - part of the noble estate of Golovchin in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. More text...
Intercession Cathedral and Trinitarian Monastery in Vitebsk

Intercession Cathedral and Trinitarian Monastery in Vitebsk

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One of the many Orthodox churches in Vitebsk is the Intercession Cathedral on Lenin Street. However, not everyone knows that the church was originally the Church of the Virgin Mary, built at the Trinitarian monastery. The monks of the order settled in Vitebsk in...
Jewish heritage in Ostryna: synagogue, ordinary buildings

Jewish Heritage in Ostrino (Astrina)

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The urban village of Ostrino (Astryna) is located in the Shchuchinsky district, Grodno region and has a fairly rich history. The first written mentions of it date back to the middle of the 15th century; at different periods these lands were owned by: Khodkevichs, Patsy, Zenkovichi....
Vertelishki: an ancient church and a modern church

Vertelishki: an ancient church and a modern church

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Vertilishki is one of the largest agricultural towns in the Grodno region in terms of population. In addition to the neat streets and the fairly well-known enterprise SEC “Progress-Vertelishki”, you can see a number of attractions here: the modern Church of the Holy Family and the church of the mid-19th...
Wooden Church of St. Elijah in Velemichi

Wooden Church of St. Elijah in Velemichi

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The main attraction of the agricultural town of Velemichi, Stolinsky district, is the ancient church of St. Elijah. The Orthodox church dates back to 1881 and was built on the site of the predecessor, founded in the first half of the 18th century. There is even some interesting information about...
The ruins of the church in the urban village of Holopenichi

The ruins of the temple in Kholopenichi

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On the main street of the urban village of Holopenichi, you can see the ruins of an Orthodox church built in the middle of the 19th century. The former Assumption Church was built on the site of a small wooden church that had been standing there since 1712. Finished work...
Church of St. Michael the Archangel in Zembin

Church of St. Michael the Archangel in Zembin

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One of the attractions of the old town of Zembin is St. Michael's Church, built in the early 20th century. The temple was built on the site of a wooden predecessor that burned down in a fire in 1900. By its architecture, the building belongs to the retrospective-Russian style,...
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...
Church of Saints Peter and Paul in the village of Gornostaevichi

Church of Saints Peter and Paul in the village of Gornostaevichi

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Gornostaevichi, Svisloch district, belonged to representatives of the Butovt-Andreikovich family from the middle of the 18th century. As expected, this ancient family had its own estate in the town (outbuildings were partially preserved). In addition, in 1801, a temple was built,...

Common oatmeal - photo and description

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The Common Bunting (Emberiza citrinella) is a brightly colored bird with a dominant yellow color, slightly larger in size than the Tree Sparrow. In Belarus this species...

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...

Adampol – distillery and Khreptovich estate

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At the beginning of the 19th century, Adam Litovor-Khreptovich expanded his father's estate of Shchorsy, purchasing neighboring Negnevichi from the Radziwills. On the edge of the new estate complex, the Adampol farm is being built, something...

TOP 55 apps and websites for travelers 2024

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