Prilyki

Priluki village in Minsk Region

The cozy and pleasant village of Priluki is situated on the bank of the river Ptich in Minsk region. This village is not far from the capital, it is easy and quick to get there. This village is included in many tours but you can always go on your own. Be sure, there’s something to see.

History

According to the written sources, the first mention of this small village Priluki dates back to 1567. There was the first post office. In the mid-17th century, one of the village’s owners established men’s monastery, which, unfortunately, existed for a short period of time. At that time, the monastery was called a "stone house".

In the middle of the 18th century, for unknown reasons the building was destroyed. The new owners of the village built the castle. Later, it belonged to the Oginski family.

In 1872, the castle belonged to Emerick, who owned more than one palace.

After the Great Patriotic War, the palace was occupied by the institution of plant protection. It maintained the building in proper condition.

At the beginning of the 20th century, the first Belarusian film was made there. 

Sights

The village Priluki is a very interesting place, full of mysterious events and stories and has incredible landscapes. The palace and park complex of Chapsky, built in the 19th century, is one of the main attractions of the village. There are outbuildings, erected in 1875, such as small stable, steward's house and a barn. A beautiful park is adjacent to the palace; you can walk and enjoy nature there.

The church of the Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God is another historically and culturally valuable place. It was built in 1865. According to one priest, when the church was rebuilt into the club, one incident took place on the first day of the opening. A dancer had a stomach ache after a few dance moves; she was not taken to hospital on time. All this happened for a reason. According to the priest – it was a kind of punishment.

This place is wrapped in a mystery and many amazing stories and legends can be told about this village.

 

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