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Top 55 sights of Belarus

Palace of the Rumyantsevs and Paskevichs in Gomel

Palace of the Rumyantsevs and Paskevichs in Gomel

One of the central attractions of Gomel is the palace of the Rumyantsevs and Paskeviches. This is where every tourist who comes to the city tries to look, and locals enthusiastically walk in the park. The history of the creation of the palace complex began in the second half...
Bulgakov Palace in Zhilichi

Bulgakov Palace in Zhilichi

On the very border of the Mogilev and Gomel regions, in the village of Zhilichi, there is one of the most beautiful palaces in Belarus - the estate and park complex of the Bulgakov family. On a vast territory there is not only a palace, but also a unique park with a river...
Monastery and church in Druya

Trinity Church and Bernardine Monastery in Druya

The main attraction in the agricultural town of Druya ​​is the ancient Trinity Church, together with the building of the former monastery of the Bernardine Order. Back in the first half of the 17th century, by the decision of the then owner Kazimir Lev Sapieha, Bernardine monks were invited to Druya ​​....
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...
Catholic church in Gniezno

Gothic church of St. Michael in Gniezno

The Grodno region is really unique and rich in sights. In almost every city and even a small village you can find an interesting historical site. For example, in the agricultural town of Gniezno, the old church of St. Michael the Archangel has been preserved. The first mention of...
Unique church-fortress in Synkovichi, Belarus

Unique church-fortress in Synkovichi

In the Grodno region, just a few kilometers from Slonim, there is a unique building - the church-fortress of St. Michael the Archangel. The temple is truly ancient, and its history is full of secrets and mysteries, there is not even a definite answer when exactly...
Triangular church in the village of Bolshaya Svorotova

Unique triangular church in the village of Bolshaya Svorotva

In the Baranovichi region, in the village of Bolshaya Svorotva, there is a unique temple of the Holy Trinity, made in the shape of a triangle. As you understand, such architecture is non-canonical and atypical for Christianity. There are no similar churches not only in Belarus, but...
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...
Berezovsky monastery

Ruins of the Carthusian monastery in the city of Bereza

In the city of Bereza, Brest region, the heritage of the times of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania has been preserved - the monastery of the Carthusians. Founded in the middle of the 17th century, a huge monastery complex today is a ruin. However, despite the rather abandoned appearance, this place can be safely...
Kamenets tower - a unique architectural monument of the 13th century

Kamenets Tower - a unique architectural monument of the 13th century

Kamenetz is a unique city in the Brest region, where an architectural monument of the late 13th century, the donjon tower, has been preserved. The Kamenets Tower, sometimes mistakenly called the "Belaya Vezha", is one of the oldest sights in Belarus. Competition...

Film stills of Priluk and Minsk in the film “Forest Reality” of 1926

"Forest Story" is in many ways a landmark film for our culture and history. This is the first Belarusian film officially released at the facilities of the future Belarusfilm company. Secondly...

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...

What kind of unusual tower was there in Pryluky?

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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