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Church of St. Wenceslas in Volkovysk

The main and perhaps the most interesting attraction of Volkovysk is the Church of St. Wenceslas. This temple was built in the middle of the 19th century according to the project of the architect Alexander Grudetsky and completed by 1848 (consecrated in 1850). In many...
settlement "Swedish Mountain"

Ancient castle and settlements of Volkovysk

Volkovysk is a city with a 1000-year history, the main reminder of which can be called an ancient settlement, or rather, as many as 2 settlements and one castle. A large hill, clearly visible from all corners of Volkovysk, is the "Swedish...
Ancient cemetery in Volkovysk

Ancient Catholic cemetery in Volkovysk

Near the church of St. Wenceslas, perhaps the main attraction of Volkovysk, there is an old Catholic cemetery. The exact date of its formation is unknown, but many burials here date back to the first half of the 19th century (you can certainly find older ones). All over...

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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