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Tour Kushlyany - Soly - Ostrovets - Gervyaty - Vornyany - Mihalishki

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Route: MinskOstrovetsMinsk
Distance: 400 km
Duration: 12:00 hour
Kind: Bus-Walking tours
Language of training: Russian

Let's start by getting acquainted with the work of Frantisek Bogushevich - the founder of critical realism in Belarusian literature. Further we get acquainted with the amazing architecture of small towns. The Troitsky church in the village of Gerviaty is «little Switzerland», the church of Our Lady of Ruzhantsova, the church of St. Archangel Michael - all of them embody the most refined architectural styles of different eras. Majestic temples and great people - all this in one journey.

The excursion program

The excursion program - Kushlyany - Soly - Ostrovets - Gervyaty - Vornyany - Mihalishki

  • Gathering the group
    Gathering the group
  • Moving
    Moving in Kushlyany (130 km)
  • Museum
    Museum Museum-Estate of Francis Bogushevich «Kushliany»
    In Grodnenshchina, in the settlement of Kushlyany, in 1896 Frantisek Bogushevich has built own house. He has put in him heart and soul and has spent the last years of life here. Exactly here, walking on rooms of the poet, you learn about his great personality. Here you will hear about his first poetic collections: "A belarusky pipe", "Smyk беларуск і" - such simple names, but such deep meaning. This very atmospheric place has kept for us the house, a stone adrina, an arbor. The poet is remembered also by avenues of the park put by his hands and a stone a hiding place. A hiding place which stored manuscripts in the native language in which it was forbidden to write. Also locals who together with admirers on a stone hiding place left an inscription remember the poet-lawyer: "Pamyatsi Matseya Burachka. 1900"
  • Moving
    Moving in Soly (8 km)
  • Attraction
    Attraction Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ruzhenсevoj in Soly
    The very impressive appearance of the church certainly makes an impression. Asymmetrical and graceful, it is unlike any other temple. A graceful and elegant embodiment of the Art Nouveau style. Let's take a look inside - very non-trivial fresco scenes will not leave you indifferent. Defense of the Jasnogorsk Monastery in Częstochowa in 1655 during the Swedish invasion of the territory of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and the «Miracle over the Vistula» from the Soviet-Polish War 1919- 1921 Do you know where the armistice agreement was signed between Germany and then Soviet Russia? Welcome to Soli.
  • Moving
    Moving in Ostrovets (20 km)
  • Lunch
  • Attraction
    Attraction Church of St. Cosma and Domian in Ostrovec
    It was here, in Ostrovets, in 1474 that Dominican monks appeared for the first time on the territory of modern Belarus. The Church of Cosmas and Domian was erected in conjunction with the Dominican monastery. How far did the monks and the temple, which has existed for 6 centuries, go? You will learn about this and much more on the excursion.
  • Moving
    Moving in Vornyany (14 km)
  • Attraction
    Attraction Saint George”s church in Vornyanakh
    Vornyana - in own way the amazing town. All its central square - a unique architectural complex of the XVIII-XIX centuries. And central decoration of this area, certainly, church Of St. George. Constructed in in the middle of the 18th century, it is the great representative of Baroque style. The main art emphasis is placed on the main facade - on «face» of the temple. Graceful and his openwork silhouette, definitely, costs attention.
  • Moving
    Moving in Mihalishki (16 km)
  • Attraction
    Attraction Church of St. Archangel Michael in Mihalishki
    Day by day Saint Mikhvil Arkhangel's church attracts fans of refined architecture. Look at a photo: strict, somewhere even the ascetic, external appearance of the temple imitates the aggressive person of the medieval castle. But it is worth glancing inside - you will be struck by contrast and interiors, rich in a stucco molding. It is the temple, the first in the territory of Belarus, in style of «Sarmatian» baroque built on the project of the Belgian architect Krishtof Pens. Which, has by the way, based the whole dynasty of architects and decorators in Grand Duchy of Lithuania. And the temple in honor of the main patron of grand-ducal lands - Mikhail Arkhangel is lit.
  • Moving
    Moving in Gervyaty (15 km)
  • Attraction
    Attraction Trinity Church in Gervyaty
    On one of the remaining islands of the Lithuanian population in Belarus, guests are amazed by one of the tallest churches in the country. An architectural masterpiece in the neo-Gothic style reminiscent of the temple ofNotre-Dame de Paris. The marvelous landscape emphasizes and complements its appearance. A 100-year-old organ sounds in the interiors of a consistent style.
  • Moving
    Moving in Minsk (170 km)
  • The end of the tour

Map of the tour route Kushlyany - Soly - Ostrovets - Gervyaty - Vornyany - Mihalishki