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Tour Landscape reserve Yelnya

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Route: MinskGlubokoeSharkovshchinaMioryMinsk
Distance: 465 km
Duration: 14:00 hour
Kind: Bus-Walking tours
Language of training: Russian

The republican landscape wildlife area Yelnya - unique natural heritage of Belarus. One of swamps contains 9 thousand years, and between them about 30 lakes are concealed: the largest Yelnya and Black. It is the most large-scale in Belarus and one of the largest in Europe a lake and marsh complex. Fully you will be able to like charm of the Belarusian nature having passed on an ecological track. On the way to which you are waited by acquaintance to surprising architectural heritage of the Belarusian Pojezerje.

The excursion program

The excursion program - Landscape reserve Yelnya

  • Gathering the group
    Gathering the group
  • Moving
    Moving in Begoml (105 km)
  • Attraction
    Attraction Church of All Saints in Begoml (visual inspection)
    On donations of parishioners, in the second half of the 19th century, the church of All Saints in Begomla is constructed. The temple with seven domes has incorporated the best traditions of the retrospective-Russian style and has passed for the most beautiful in the region. But at the time of promotion of atheism in the 20th century the church was plundered: have demolished a belfry, have broken an iconostasis. Since then fully the temple didn't function any more, and the project of his reconstruction is only now developed. You will see construction dilapidated, but even on it the power and the embodiment of fine traditions of a doylidstvo is visible.
  • Moving
    Moving in Glubokoe (58 km)
  • Attraction
    Attraction Church of Holy Trinity in Glubokoe (visual inspection)
    The church involuntarily attracts everyone's attention with its openwork towers. In this place, in 1628, Joseph Korsak laid a wooden church. Located on the mountain, it was clearly visible to the inhabitants of the surrounding villages. During the Thirteen Years' War (1654-1667), when Glubokoe was attacked by Russian troops, the church burnt down, but was rebuilt. In 1764, a dilapidated temple was dismantled, and in its place by 1782 a stone church was built in the late Baroque style. Initially intended for circular viewing by its location on a high point of the square, the church is perceived as a stylistically finished sculptural composition.
  • Attraction
    Attraction Church of Virgin Nativity in Glubokoe (visual inspection)
    The historical part of the city of Glubokoe forms a picturesque silhouette of the monastic complex, which includes the building of the former church, monastery and brama. The Carmelite church in Glubokoe is perhaps the first materialized example of the "Vilna" baroque style in Belarus. July 18, 1812, Napoleon stopped at the monastery. After staying in the Deep 10 days, the French emperor, in order to thank the Carmelites for his hospitality, ordered one of his courtiers to bring a whole dish of coins of Napoleons as a gift to the abbot of the monastery and expressed to him his admiration for the beauty of the monastery and its environs. We invite you to be inspired by local beauties.
  • Moving
    Moving in Sharkovshchina (31 km)
  • Attraction
    Attraction Holy Assumption Church in Sharkovschina (visual inspection)
    Monument of national architecture - unique Church of the Assumption. Building was grandiose - raised money for construction in Moscow. The contribution to creation of an iconostasis was made also by the Russian emperor Nicholas II. In Moscow in the middle of the 19th century have cast also two domes for church. The wooden temple towers on the river bank of Disna to this day.
  • Lunch
  • Moving
    Moving in Miory (37 km)
  • Attraction
    Attraction Church of the Ascension of the Virgin Mary in Miory (visual inspection)
    At the beginning of the 20th century, on the picturesque river bank, the temple majestic has been built. The idea of the vilensky architect Anthony Filippovicha-Dubovik is embodied in him. Fundatory him there was Józef Borodich's priest. It is known that the Christianity doesn't accept abortion, including him a terrible sin. And the tendency of abortions was observed at the end of the 20th century. Then in a side wall of the temple the interesting exhibit - a monument to Not born child has also appeared.
  • Attraction
    Attraction Landscape reserve «Yelnya»
    The largest and one of the largest in Europe the lake and marsh complex hospitably receives guests in Belarus. More than 30 lakes are weaved by open spaces of swamps and the woods here - it is unforgettable landscapes and bright impressions. The republican landscape wildlife area Yelnya invites to walk on an ecological track 1500 m long Ozeravki-Yelnya. Having begun the way from the region of the riding swamp, and having finished at the region of marsh lakes you will pass various biotopes and you learn about inhabitants of the swamp. The most brave will be able to swim in marsh lakes, and the most attentive - to notice birdies on coast.
  • Moving
    Moving in Minsk (232 km)
  • The end of the tour

Map of the tour route Landscape reserve Yelnya