Excursion «Town of Slonim»
Excursion «Town of Slonim»
The route of the excursion to monasteries in Zhirovichy and Synkovichy.
The excursion on sights of Slonimshchina will acquaint you not just with architectural heritage of this region. You will see one of key spiritual and religious sights of our country – monasteries in Zhirovichy and Synkovichy which are known for the piety and miracles of belief occurring there from time immemorial. Slonim is one of the oldest cities in Belarus. Slonim preserved the ancient layout and numerous monuments of architecture of the XVII-XVIII centuries: the Bernardine monasteries, the austere (visiting house), the synagogue, the church of St. Andrew. Fragments of the old private buildings constitute a significant architectural environment of modern Slonim, form its peculiar and picturesque planning structure. Tasty lunch at the restaurant.
Book the excursion to Zhirovichy and Synkovichy.
You will get an unique chance to see Zhirovichy monastery, which is more than 500 years old, has the miraculous image of the Mother of God of Zhirovicka, it has an expressive architecture and is famous for its rich historical past. The monastery was founded as an Orthodox monastery in the second half of the 15th century. You will visit the temples of the monastery, you can worship the miraculous icon ... A guide from the Theological Seminary will tell you about the monastery, the seminary, leads to the Holy Spring.
Our trip to the sights of Belarus continues.
In Synkovichy you will see the oldest in Belarus temple of the defensive type: the church of Michael Archangel. Massive walls, towers and rooms above the arches with loopholes bring it closer to a small castle. You will visit this unique monument of Gothic architecture - the church-fortress.
The bus is marked with a yellow plate on the windshield with the name of the excursion. We ask you to be 15 minutes before the time of departure, check into the guide`s list and take a seat on the bus.
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