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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,...
Wooden church of 1933 in Lyskovo

Wooden church in Lyskovo

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One of the attractions of the ancient town of Lyskovo is the wooden Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, which is often called one of the most beautiful Orthodox churches in the region. The church was built by 1933 according to the project of Stanislav Petrovsky in...
Church of the Transfiguration in Derechin

Church of the Transfiguration in Derechin

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Today's Derechin is a modest-sized agro-town in the Zelvensky district, Grodno region. However, the history of this place is rich and eventful, and the first mentions date back to the first half of the 15th century. Enough in Derechin and ...
Assumption Church of the 18th century in the village of Busyazh

Assumption Church of the 18th century in the village of Busyazh

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One of the significant and interesting sights of the Ivatsevichy district, Grodno region, can be safely called the 18th century church in the village of Busyazh. It is noticeable from the architecture that this building was originally built as a church, but for most of its history...
Glusk - what to see? Castle, ancient places

Glusk - what to see? Castle, ancient places

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Glusk is a large urban settlement of the Mogilev region, which is located near the P55 highway connecting Bobruisk and Soligorsk. The first mention of the town of Glusk in the annals dates back to the 15th century, and among the prominent owners: Golshansky, Khodkevichi, ...
Wooden Church of All Saints in Turov

Wooden Church of All Saints in Turov

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One of the oldest cities on the territory of Belarus is Turov. People often come here to look at the unique stone crosses and the ancient settlement with a museum, visit the reserve and enjoy nature. Turov also has classical Polissya...

Teofil Eugeniusz Boretti – photographer documenting Belarus at the end of the 19th century

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Taking up photography now and, for example, 100 years ago is a completely different matter. Any centuries-old photographs are highly valued among collectors and enthusiasts....

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...

What kind of unusual tower was there in Pryluky?

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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...

TOP 55 apps and websites for travelers 2023

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If you're planning a vacation, these travel apps and websites will help you plan your trip. The list will include convenient search engines for hotels, ...
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