Cities of Belarus

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Lyuban is the southernmost town of Minsk region, located on the river Oressa. A tragic legend is associated with the city's history. According to the legend, Polesia beauty of Lyuban lived in the ...

A town with an interesting name of Maryina Gorka is located 63 km south-east of Minsk, a few kilometers from the geographical center of our republic. The town located on the river Titovka, is known...

According to legend, the first settlements of the city appeared on the shores of Lake Myadel. There were found the remains of the city fortification of the 11th century - the fortress of Polotsk p...

Places to visit in Belarus - Nesvizh This is a regional center with the brightest history. The city has accumulated cultural and spiritual values for centuries. We will take a closer look at Nes...

Smalyavichy city was firstly mentioned in archive documents in the middle of the fifteenth century. It appeared in the charter, written by Lithuanian boyar, the voevode (commander of an army) of V...

Old Roads The first mention about the settlement, which today is called Old Roads, refers to the time of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, 1524. By the end of the century the settlement had been...

The district center called Stolbtsy is situated in Minsk region. Its location is very picturesque and beautiful: the right bank of the broad and brimming river Neman. According to the census a lit...

Uzda in  Minsk region Uzda is the district center which is located 74 kilometers southwest of the capital of Belarus. The name of the town comes from the name of the river Uzda (now kno...

There are many legends, according to which the name of Fanipol city appeared. However, a legend about the fact that a pan lived in ancient times in the Belarusian land is the most plausible and mos...

Cherven сity: the story of renaming Sometimes the destiny of the cities is amazing. They are similar to the fate of people: it can be that a person lives with a one name, and then change it....

Vysokoye – Belarusian backwoods with the taste of European Duchy. Are you tired of noisy megapolises? Would you like to stroll through the quite streets of a small city? The town of Vysokoye,...

David-Gorodok is located in the Brest region, the western part of Belarus. The famous Horyn river flows through this lovely town. According to statistics 2016, there are 5 946 inhabitants in David...

The modern town of Kossovo is known since the X-XII centuries when it was just a settlement. According to written sources, it was first mentioned in 1494 - the Grand Duke of Lithuania Alexander Ya...

Ancient Ruzhany town is widely known in our country and abroad thanks to the Sapieha Palace, located here. The city is located in the picturesque, hilly area, near the river Ruzhanka that gave it ...

The village of Zapolje Modern Belarusian villages are quite a lot of interest of the compatriots and the foreign guests. To the present days their dwellers have retained everything that pass...

Kashtanovka village Kashtanovka villlage is situated in Prujan area of Brest region. It doesn’t seem to be marked out among other villages and its councils, though this settlement has a ...

Mogilevtsy village In Prujan area of Brest region there is a village with a very interesting history. It’s strange but today it’s famous because of its psychic hospital. But just few people ...

From one owner to another The hamlet of Gremyacha is situated in Volchin selsoviet (rural council) of Kamenets district of Brest region. This settlement was first mentioned in documents of t...

Gantsevichi area, where the village of Ogarevichi is situated, is famous not only for the number of architectural and cultural monuments, but also for their good state. The city, which has given th...

There is a village with an interesting name of Ryasna on the road from Kamenets to Visokae. It is believed that it comes from the word of «Ryasno» meaning «beautiful, generous». Indeed, it is inte...


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