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Tour Twist the millstone: Zaslavl - Zhodishki

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Route: MinskZaslavlZhodishkiMinsk
Distance: 280 km
Duration: 08:00 hour
Excursion subject: Ethnographic
Kind: Bus-Walking tours
Language of training: Russian
An interesting and informative excursion with a visit to two operating mills, a bardic concert and a dinner in the Belarusian style at the farm. The Zaslavl steam mill attracts with its authenticity and unique atmosphere, and the water mill in Zhodishki is the only operating old water mill on the territory of the Republic of Belarus.
The excursion program

The cost of the tour Twist the millstone: Zaslavl - Zhodishki for individual and corporate groups

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Prices:

The cost of the tour 2-78-1920-5253-68
The cost for the group 15'120 20'651 35'303 38'630 Order
Price for 1 person in the group from 2'160 from 1'087 from 679 from 568

Included in the price

  • transport services
  • certified guide services
  • other services

Additional charge

  • entrance tickets
    • 64 / 48
    • Water mill (Zhodishki) 64 / 64
  • lunch

The excursion program- Twist the millstone: Zaslavl - Zhodishki

  • Gathering the group
    Gathering the group Belarus, Minsk, railway station, 1st floor, Central escalator, (metro station Ploshcha Lenina)
  • Moving
    Moving in Zaslavl (25 km)
  • Attraction
    Attraction Historic center of Zaslavl (visual inspection)
    In the external appearance of Zaslavl, traces of a provincial town are traced. Frequent inter-war wars, changes of owners caused great damage to the city. Many historical monuments were destroyed. Only some of them have survived to this day. The historical center of Zaslavl is the center of an ancient city with preserved monuments of architecture and archeology of the 10th-19th centuries. and museum facilities. It includes most of the historical and archaeological reserve "Zaslavl", as well as the houses of individual, mainly old, buildings.
  • Attraction
    Attraction Spaso-Preobrazhensky church in Zaslavl (visual inspection)
    In an environment of Shaft, in the 16th century the church was built. Instead of distinguished scenery, till the 17th century it was decorated by powerful walls and loopholes. The mission of the temple was not only in service to God, but also in defense of citizens. Being constructed for Protestants, it belonged in due time and to Catholics, and after – returned to orthodox parish. In 1833, in memory of the Church of the Transfiguration which was in Zaslavla and burned down, the temple was consecrated under these a name.
  • Attraction
    Attraction The ethnographic complex «Mill»
    The 100th anniversary was celebrated by the oldest steam mill in Belarus. Today it is an ethnographic complex "Mlyn", which attracts guests with its authenticity and unique atmosphere. And the local steam mill is on the move. This is not a dead museum exhibit - the mill can be started at any time in a job that it has been doing for a long time - from 1910 to 1996, serving the people of Zaslavl reliably, and not only them. In addition, three floors of the mill occupy the most interesting exhibits.
  • Moving
    Moving in Zhodishki (120 km)
  • Attraction
    Attraction Estate with a park in Zhodishki (visual inspection)

    Estate in Zhodishki - architectural monument of XVIII-XIX centuries. The complex includes a manor house, brewery, a watermill, park. It's one of the buildings of the former Jesuit college. Manor at various times belonged to Potocki, Lascaris, Milosevski. Today the building is a mental hospital.

  • Attraction
    Attraction Church of the Blessed Trinity in Zhodishki (visual inspection)

    Church of the Blessed Trinity in Zhodishki - a monument of architecture of the Renaissance. Built in 1612 year of brick as a Calvinist chapel, from the XIX century is known as the church. Represents the elongated rectangular building cruciform shape with a low square apse.
    The interior - ornamental, decorative and plastic-molding of the altar in the Rococo style.

  • Attraction
    Attraction Water mill (Zhodishki)

    Watermill in Zhodishki was built in 1871 year. There is a version that the foundation of the mill was built in the beginning of XVIII century. Foundation wall wide reach more than one meter. After creating the farm in 1951 year in Zhodishki, watermill of private ownership was taken to a farm. After electrification in 1961 year, the need for use of watermill disappeared, it stood in ruins until 1996 year, restored in 1997 year, the mill preserved ancient millstones.

  • Lunch
    Lunch
  • Moving
    Moving in Minsk (134 km)
  • The end of the tour

Map of the tour route Twist the millstone: Zaslavl - Zhodishki