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24.12.2020 Kamenuki

"I'm making my way along the reserve path to the brook…" "I'm making my way along the reserve path to the brook, where the grass is high, where the bushes are thicker...". These li...

18.12.2020 Minsk

History of the monastery`s construction The city's only active monastery in Belarus appeared on the outskirts of Minsk relatively recently -  some 20 years ago. The place was ...

18.12.2020 Braslav

Braslav lakes are not just a national park. It is a place of power, a "holiday mecca" of Belarus. It is a real treasure of the Republic and one of its most important tourist brands. After a...

17.12.2020 Naroch

Even schoolchildren know that Naroch is the largest lake in Belarus, measuring approximately 9 by 12 kilometres. And although it reaches a depth of 25 metres, the coastal zone is very shal...

24.12.2020 Bobruisk

The Bobruisk Fortress is not as well known as the Brest Fortress - and in vain. Its history is no less dramatic and its role in the Belarusian history is significant. History of the con...

16.12.2020 Ryzhani

The history of the Belarusian Versailles The Belarusian Versailles is the flattering epithet of the Palace complex in Ruzhany. Even now, when it is just rising out of ruins, the comparison...

17.12.2020 Lyaskovichi

About the location of the Pripyat Park The Pripyatsky National Park, which is unique for Belarus, is located in the interfluve of the rivers Pripyat, Stviga and Ubort. Due to the fa...

15.12.2020 Grodno

History of the construction of the Kolozha Church Sts Boris and Gleb Church in Grodno (it also has the folk name Kolozhskaya) is rightly claiming to be included in the UNESCO World ...

17.12.2020 Minsk

Do you think that you can only get to the sea by plane, train or car? It turns out, not only. You can also take a train, a minibus, or even a bicycle. If it is the Minsk sea. Sources of...

14.12.2020

This is one of the most famous open-air museum complexes that exist in Belarus. It was opened relatively not long ago, in 2005, when the 60th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War ...

14.12.2020 Kossovo

Belarus has its own Kosovo. It is the smallest city in the country which is even not connected by the railway. Only 2,700 people live here, although according to current standards, a settlemen...

14.12.2020 Golshany

About the history of Golshansky Castle When they talk about ghosts in Belarus, they immediately think of Golshany Castle. Locals pass on the legends from generation to generation and are h...

11.12.2020 Brest

Construction of the fortress and its fate The first association that emerges in connection with the Brest Fortress was the unprecedented heroic resistance of Soviet soldiers in 194...

11.12.2020 Minsk

The history of the manor in detail If you are invited to a wedding in Minsk, and even to the Vankoviches’ Manor, don't hesitate even for a minute – do agree at once. This is a chance to step ...

10.12.2020 Minsk

History of the creation and restoration of the Trinity Quarter One day in 1962, Nikita Khrushchev came to Minsk and asked to show him a historical centre of the city. It turned out tha...

09.12.2020 Mir

History of Mir castle Everything about the castle can be read on the Internet. Let's not repeat ourselves. Let's just say that the World was first mentioned in 1434. At the end ...

10.12.2020 Zhirovichi

Today VETLIVA will tell you: History of the Zhirovichi Monastery About the Zhirovichi icon and the architecture of the complex About monks life  About source...

09.12.2020 Nesvizh

How the castle was born What is a castle? It is something about a fairy tale, about myths, legends and magic. It's about a place where nobles, kings, beautiful princesses live... Well,...

08.12.2020

The place that everyone knows about. The place where everybody died. The place for everyone to remember. The history of the project In spring 1967 in the BSSR, a comp...

08.12.2020

From the article you will learn:  History of the Mound of Glory  Features of its architecture The symbolism of the details How to get to the Mound of Glory   ...


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