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Beautiful churches of Belarus

Ascension Church in Eremichi, Grodno region

In a small agricultural town called Eremichi, a church dating back to 1867 has been preserved. It is located in the Korelichi district, Grodno region, 15 km from the urban village of Korelichi. The Orthodox Church of the Ascension of the Lord is built of rubble stone. The shape of the church...
Cathedral in Slonim

Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral in Slonim

In the central part of the city you can see the iconic building of the 21st century - the Slonim Cathedral. Information has been preserved about the existence of the Church of the Body of God (it is also a Lutheran monastery) on this site, built in the 16th century. Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral on Pushkin Street,...
Holy Resurrection Church in Oshmyany

Holy Resurrection Church of the 19th century in Oshmyany

The first bricks in the foundation of this Orthodox church were laid in 1873, but the construction dragged on for a long 10 years. The Holy Resurrection Church in Oshmyany became a replacement for the wooden predecessor church, which still remembered the times of the Dominican monks. Oshmyany Church was built in...
Orthodox Church in Benica - Church of the Intercession of the Virgin

Church of the Intercession in the village of Benitsa

Next to the Church of the Holy Trinity, the Church of the Intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary was built in 1864. This is the second most important temple in this area. The Church of the Intercession in Benitsa was built from natural rubble stone by representatives of the Shvykovsky family. Architectural...
Holy Intercession Cathedral in the city of Grodno

Intercession Cathedral in Grodno

Among the numerous sights of Grodno, the Holy Intercession Cathedral, located on Eliza Ozheshko Street, is sometimes lost. The construction of the temple was carried out in the first half of the 20th century and completed in 1905 in memory of the soldiers who died during the Russo-Japanese War. Architect...
village monastery

Trinity Church in the village of Monastery

Trinity Church in the village of Monastyr Trinity Church in the village of Monastyr, or Church of the Holy Life-Giving Trinity. In 2015, the restoration work is almost completely completed. The church is located in the picturesque village of Monastyr, Vitebsk region, near the R-25 highway. The temple was built in...
Beshenkovichi Church

Church of the Holy Prophet Elijah in Beshenkovichi

Beshenkovichi is an urban settlement in the Vitebsk region, the road here from Minsk will take about 2 and a half hours. Vitebsk is much closer than 50 kilometers and only about 40 minutes. In the village there is an interesting attraction - the church ...
Church of Saints Cosmas and Damian in the agricultural town of Snov

Old church in Snova

The Church of Saints Cosmas and Damian (also in some sources, Saints Cosmas and Demian) in the agricultural town of Snov begins its history in 1769. It was then that Jan Kryshtof Rdultovsky, the then owner of this place, decided to build on...
Abandoned Church of Saints Peter and Paul in the village of Starinki

Abandoned Church of Saints Peter and Paul in the village of Starinki

The Church of Saints Peter and Paul was built in the 1830s on the outskirts of the village of Starinki by order of Alexander Lensky, who at that time owned the area. Initially, the now abandoned church in Starinki was built as a church and...
Freedom Square in Minsk

Freedom Square in Minsk

Freedom Square in Minsk is one of the oldest and historically interesting places in the capital. It has existed for over 400 years. The square appeared at the beginning of the 16th century. For a long time it was considered the main administrative, commercial and cultural...

Minsk on old photos and postcards

What did Minsk look like in the first half of the 20th century and the early post-war years? Old postcards depicting iconic...

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...

Unusual obelisk in Koldychevo

Once upon a time in Koldychevo there was an estate with a small estate of the Shalevich-Filipovichs, which they in turn received from the Nesvizh Radziwills. The central object of the estate complex was a compact...

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