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Photos of castles, palaces, fortresses, temples, cathedrals, monasteries - Belarus

Despite the turbulent past, full of wars and destruction, many architectural treasures and sights of Belarus survived to tell the story of this amazing country. The cultural and religious influence of European neighbors played a significant role in shaping the diversity of architecture. Beautiful examples of Romanesque and Gothic styles, like Baroque, Classicism, Art Nouveau, eclecticism can be seen throughout the country. Keep your camera ready!

Bobruisk fortress

Belarus, Bobruisk, XIX century fortress

Even Napoleon did not dare to test the impregnable citadel for strength. But she failed to survive the Great Patriotic and Soviet regimes. Today, the ruins of the Bobruisk fortress are recognized as the seventh miracle of Belarus.

Brest Fortress

Belarus, Brest, XIX century fortress

The world famous memorial is a symbol of the staunchness of the Soviet people during the Second World War, now it is called one of the seven wonders of Belarus.

Budslavsky church

Belarus, Budslav, the temple of the XVII century

The church in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary is one of the seven wonders of Belarus, where the miraculous icon of the Mother of God, donated by the Pope, is stored.

Murovankovo ​​fortress church

Belarus, Grodno, the temple of the XVI century

Church of the Nativity of the Virgin in the village of Murovanka takes pride of place among the sights of Belarus. Today, the 600-year-old temple is under state protection and claims to be included in the UNESCO list.

Mir Castle

Belarus, Mir, XVI century castle

Over a centuries-old history, the castle was owned by tycoons, experienced decline and rebirth, and today it is a national museum under the protection of UNESCO.

Nesvizh Castle

Belarus, Nesvizh, XVI century castle

No other building has as many legends and myths as Nesvizh - the clan nest of the richest Radziwill family and one of the most beautiful sights of Belarus.

Borisoglebsky Cathedral

Belarus, Novogrudok, Cathedral of the 16th century

The Cathedral of Saints Boris and Gleb is a national architectural monument with features of defensive architecture of the era of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania.

Sophia Cathedral

Belarus, Polotsk, 11th century cathedral

Polotsk Sofia for many centuries identified Polotsk as an administrative, spiritual and cultural center, and is now recognized as one of the seven wonders of Belarus.

Temple Fortress of St. Michael

Belarus, Slonim, temple of the 17th century

A unique monument of the history of the development of Belarusian architecture and one of the first defense-type churches in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania.

Holy Assumption Zhirovichi Monastery

Belarus, Slonim, XV century monastery

The main attraction of the monastery is the miraculous icon of the Mother of God, which miraculously appeared on the place where the monks built the monastery.

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