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Below are the main attractions of the Shchuchinsky district.

Jewish heritage in Ostryna: synagogue, ordinary buildings

Jewish Heritage in Ostrino (Astrina)

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....
The building of the former synagogue Zhaludok

Synagogue building in Zheludok

The urban village of Zheludok is well known on the tourist map, because it is here that one of the most cinematic estates in Belarus, which belonged to the Svyatopolk-Chetvertinskys, is located. In Zheludok you can also see the Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, as well as part of the Jewish...
Shchuchinsky "Big Ben" and ordinary buildings of the city

Shchuchinsky “Big Ben” and ordinary buildings

Arriving in Shchuchin, be sure to look at the central square of the city where today, as for example 400 years ago, all cultural activities take place, as well as the main tourist sites. The brick clock tower, restored...
Pavlosky family cemetery

Puzynovtsy: Pavlovsky family cemetery

In the small village of Puzynovtsy, Shchuchinsky district, you can see the old family cemetery of the Pavlovsky family. It was from this family that the famous writer Eliza Ozheshko came out. Puzynovtsy, the neighboring villages of Zalesna, Glubokoe, Lupiny, and also Milkovshchina were part of ...
Cascel of St. Anthony of Padua Kamenka

Neo-Gothic church in the village of Kamenka

The main attraction of the agricultural town of Kamenka, Shchuchinsky district, is the Church of St. Anthony of Padua. The high temple, built in the first half of the 20th century, powerfully rises above the village and is visible for several kilometers at the entrance. Catholic parish in Kamenka...
Church of Saints Peter and Paul in the agricultural town of Rozhanka

Church of Saints Peter and Paul in Rozhanka

Rozhanka is an agro-town in the Grodno region, located on the P51 highway, a few kilometers from the city of Shchuchin. Of the attractions here, it is worth highlighting an unusual church with Neo-Gothic features and elements found in Calvin collections. Already on...
Trinity Church in the village of Ishchelno

Trinity Church of the 18th century in the village of Ishchelno

Ishchelno is a small village in Shchuchinsky district, Grodno region. The settlement has been known since the first half of the 16th century. Then a Catholic parish was founded here. The church that can be seen today was built in 1758, when these lands...
Neo-Gothic Church of Saints Peter and Paul Old Vasilishki

Neo-Gothic church in the village of Old Vasilishki

36 kilometers from Lida is the neo-Gothic church of St. Peter and Paul in the village of Old Vasilishki. The construction of the temple began in 1897 according to the project of the architect Konstantin Voitsekhovsky. The church was consecrated in 1905. The church is really impressive...
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...
Vilna baroque in Belarus: examples, features, traits

Church of St. John the Baptist in the village of Vasilishki

Vasilishki is a village in Shchuchinsky district, Grodno region. From Lida, the distance is about 35 kilometers. The main attraction in the village of Vasilishki is the late baroque church. The Church of St. John the Baptist was built at the...

Common oatmeal - photo and description

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

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

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...

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