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Senno, Vitebsk region

The city of Senno – what to see from the sights?

The city of Senno, Vitebsk region, has a rather rich and interesting history, and the first documented mentions of it date back to the mid-16th century. The name and origin of the town still causes heated debate today. City coat of arms (two braids...
Church of St. Casimir in Ruzhany

Church of St. Casimir of 1792 in Ruzhany

Ruzhany is well known for its main attraction - the Sapieha Palace, but there are plenty of other interesting objects in the urban village. For example, not far from the historical center there is a small church of St. Casimir, which was built at the end of...
Lost Heritage: Sapieha Palace in Derechin

Lost Heritage: Sapieha Palace in Derechin

Once Derechin, Zelvensky district, was a family estate and one of the main residences of the noble Sapieha family. There was also a classical palace with a massive 8-columned portico, the construction of which was carried out by Alexander Mikhail Sapega (a well-known figure and...
The former estate of the Tarasoviches in Lunno (Vola market town)

The former estate of the Krivitsky-Tarasovichi in Lunno (Vola market town)

Near the ancient town of Lunno (today - the agro-town of Mostovsky district), there was an estate with the sonorous name "Will". There is no such toponym on modern maps, and the territory itself is included in Lunno. These lands are rich...
The city of Vysokoye (Vysoko-Litovsk) on old photographs

The city of Vysokoye (Vysoko-Litovsk) on old photographs

Vysokoe is the westernmost city of Belarus, located in the Kamenets district, Brest region. Here you can see interesting architectural monuments, mostly associated with Sapieha and Pototsky, who made a significant contribution to the development of Vysoko....
Manor complex Sapieha in the agricultural town of Druya

Former manor in Druya, which is associated with the castle of Sapieha

The fate and history of the modern agricultural town of Druya ​​for a long time was associated with the Sapieha family, who owned these lands from 1600 to 1700. During this period of time, the city received the Magdeburg Law (or rather, that part of Druya ​​...
Church of St. Michael the Archangel Luzhka

Baroque church of the 18th century in the village of Luzhki

Luzhki is a rather ancient settlement, the first written mention of which dates back to the first half of the 16th century, as the possession of the Sapieha family. Since the 18th century, Meadows have already passed to Valerian Zhab, under whom...
The former monastery of the Bonifrats "Good Brothers" in the city of Vysokoe

Bonifrat Monastery “Good Brothers” in Vysokoe

Vysokoe is a city rich in history, located on the Pulva River. One of the attractions is the complex of buildings of the Bonifrat monastery. The monks of this order devoted themselves to the care and treatment of the sick. The monastery in Vysokoe appeared with the support of...
Birch Church of St. Joseph

Ruins of the Church of St. Joseph in Bereza

The Carthusian monastery in Bereza is a unique monument of architecture, striking in its scale, even being in ruins. The church of St. Joseph was built at the monastery, which has not survived to this day. Partially survived from this temple...
Potocki Palace

The Potocki-Sapeg Palace in the city of Vysokoe

Next to the ruins of Sapieha Castle, a palace was founded in the early 19th century, which will eventually become the dominant feature of the park in Vysokoe. The new manor complex was built by order of Pelageya Pototskaya, the wife of Prince Pavel Sapieha. Palace in...

What is interesting to see in Volkovysk and the surrounding area?

Volkovysk is one of the oldest cities in Belarus, rich in legends and history, but what interesting things can you see here? This article takes a short tour of...

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...

Ruins of a water mill in the village of Petrovshchina

Not far from the village of Gorodok, Molodechno district, you can see the ruins of a water mill, which is often called the “Kalinovsky Mill”. The building is unfortunately very neglected, but is located in...

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