Excursion «The past in the Magical Belarusian Lakes»
Here you will see such expressive monuments of architecture as the Budslav Sanctuary, which impresses with its grandeur, the splendor of the decor, grisail paintings, the magnificent carved wooden altar of the Ascension of Mary, performed in the 17th century. The ensemble of the Market Square includes a graceful neo-Gothic church of St. Anthony of Padua and a representative palace of Tizengauz. Anthony Tizengauz, a Lithuanian slick, a friend of the King of Poland and the Grand Duke of Lithuania, Stanislaw August Poniatowski, built a stone ensemble of the Market Square in Postavy.
And then you will visit Kamaia, where you will visit one of the few churches in Europe with elements of defensive architecture - the church of St. John the Baptist (1603-1606), which will enchant not only with its antiquity, but with the sounds of wonderful organ music. This church is one of the few in Belarus that has never been closed. This fact, given its solid age of 400 years, makes the temple unique. The temple-monument in the name of St. Tadeusz in the village of Luchai - a majestic monument of late Baroque and classicism architecture, was erected in 1766-1777 with the funds of the Oginsky. The majestic and solemn appearance of the Lucha church is complemented by a remarkable painting of the interior, made in grisaille technique. The churchyard of the Luchay temple, in which you can see intricate landscape compositions, deserves attention.
You will also see countless lakes: Miastro, Batorino, Naroch, Myadel, Luchai, lakes-ponds. And besides, a lot of passionate personalities connected with their lives with these edges - from the Tyshkevich brothers to the Tyzengauzes and Napoleon Bonaparte. The combination of outstanding architectural monuments, rich history, picturesque landscapes of the lake region of Belarus make this route one of the most popular!
The Catholic parish was established in Postavy in 1522. Since then many churches have appeared in the town. At different times, noble citizens ...
History of the Church of St. John the Baptist in the village of Kamai You will find an extraordinary monument of Belarusian architecture - the...
It is necessary to use only the superlative degree in order to describe this magnificent church. The church is history-steeped, gorgeous inside and...