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Ruins of a church in Chechersk

Lost heritage in Chechersk: church and church

Chechersk, Gomel region, has a rich and long history with its ups and downs. Even today, the city has enough interesting architectural monuments, but before the events of the mid-20th century there were much more of them. So for example...
The ruins of the church in the village of Solovye

Ruins of a 19th century church in the village of Solovye

At an equal distance from Orsha and the city of Dubrovno there is the village of Solovye (Nightingale) where you can see the ruins of an Orthodox church of the mid-19th century. There is very little information about this church, but even it is contradictory and incomplete. AT...
Chapel in Volozhin

Chapel of the 19th century in Volozhin

At the entrance to Volozhin, just outside the village of Kapustino, there is a 19th century chapel. Now it is the Orthodox Church of the Transfiguration of the Savior at the local cemetery, but initially the building was built by order of Count Tyszkiewicz as a chapel for the church of St....
Church of the Kuteansky Monastery in Orsha

Kuteinsky Monastery and Trinity Church in Orsha

One of the oldest sights of Orsha is the Kuteinsky Monastery and the Trinity Church. The construction of the Epiphany Monastery began in the first half of the 17th century. The complex included many buildings: a cathedral, a church, a gate-bell tower, residential buildings...
Spaso-Preobrazhenskaya Church in Chechersk

Unusual church in Chechersk

In the city of Chechersk, Gomel region, you can see an Orthodox church, rather atypical for Belarus, located at the roundabout. The Church of the Transfiguration of the Savior was built at the end of the 18th century, on the site of a wooden predecessor, on the initiative of the then owner of Chechersk...
Resurrection Church in Disna

Resurrection Church in Disna

One of the attractions of Disna is a mid-19th century church located in the historic center of the city. The Resurrection Church was built in 1870 of stone, in the pseudo-Russian style traditional for that time. Dominant position in architecture...
Orthodox chapel of 1910 in the village of Bezdedovichi

Chapel-tomb of the Korsaks in Bezdedovichi

If you drive from Polotsk to Disna along the P14 highway, then along the way there will be a small village of Bezdedovichi, where you can see the manor house and the chapel-tomb of the Rimsky-Korsakov family, today the Church of the Iberian Icon of the Mother of God. The chapel was built by...
Church of St. Euphrosyne of Polotsk in the village of Borovka

Church of St. Euphrosyne of Polotsk in the village of Borovka

The village of Borovka, Vitebsk region, is a kind of suburb of Verhnedvinsk, where there are several small attractions. Perhaps the main one is the Orthodox Church of St. Euphrosyne of Polotsk, built in the first half of the 19th century. The temple in Borovka has...
Trinity Church in Leonpol

Wooden Trinity Church of the 18th century in Leonpol

One of the sights of Leonpol is a wooden temple of the second half of the 18th century. In most sources, there are 2 main versions of construction. According to the first option, the then owners of the Lopatinskys built a Uniate church in 1774. According to another version...
Former church in the village of Sarya

Neo-Gothic temple in the agricultural town of Sarya

One of the most unique churches in Belarus can be seen in the agricultural town of Sarya, Vitebsk region. Today, this architectural monument, nicknamed by the locals as a "stone crystal", is the Church of the Holy Dormition, however, the temple was originally built as a church. The temple was built in...

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...

Lyakhavichy Church of St. Joseph

There are 2 churches in Lyakhovichi, the first is the temple of 2004, named in honor of the Heart of Jesus, and the second is the Church of St. Joseph, which has more...

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