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Tour Mstislavl-Pustynki

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Route: MinskMstislavlMinsk
Distance: 630 km
Duration: 14:00 hour
Excursion subject: Holy places excursions
Kind: Bus-Walking tours
Language of training: Russian

Mstislavl - the city surrounded with a whirlwind of history and legends. It is quite often called Small Vilnius for authentic style in architecture and appearance. The strengthened settlement has appeared even here at the beginning of the XIIth century. The Maiden mountain fanned by legends, detinets of the medieval city, the building of nobility assemly Paris, Orthodox and Catholic churches, with fresco plots of the XVIIth century - numerous witnesses of a strange history . Further we will go to Pustynki: I guarded this town - the monastery XIV of a century. He will tell you of difficult centuries-old history and legends, he will excite consciousness the majestic shape against the background of the Belarusian nature.

The excursion program

The excursion program - Mstislavl-Pustynki

  • Gathering the group
    Gathering the group
  • Moving
    Moving in Mstislavl (330 km)
  • Attraction
    Attraction Zamkovaya gora - gorodische of Mstislavl
    On the mountain Zamkovaya, as nowhere, there is a flow of time. Deep ditches protected shaft of impressive height here. Medieval Mstislavl's detinets was placed on it. Ancient fortress of Mstislavl - Mecca for archeologists. During the excavations remnants of fortifications, mansions with tile stoves, a posad with the remains of buildings and streets, cobbled with logs, household items and much more are already found. Guide will acquaint you with it all. And how much does this land hold ...
  • Attraction
    Attraction Complex of a Jesuit kollegium in Mstislavl (visual inspection)
    The Mstislavsky complex of the Jesuit collegium is a historical value of state significance. Its construction started with the support of King Sigismund III and completed under the leadership of Benedict Mezmer lasted a long 18 years. A large part of the complex has reached our days. And there is also a kind of hostel here, where during the knight festival a whole tent city grows up.
  • Attraction
    Attraction Carmelite church of the Assumption of the Mother of God in Mstislavl (visual inspection)
    The Carmelite church is one of Mstislavl's main treasures. Built in the XVII century, the temple in its form is close to the square - it significantly distinguishes temple from all other churches of a similar style. A majestic structure with a mystical appearance preserved unique fresco paintings. On it you will see both the defense of the Mstislav Castle and the picture of the brutal reprisal against the priests during the attack of Troubetzky's troops.
  • Attraction
    Attraction Trading numbers in Mstislavl (visual inspection)
    Mstislavl always had a trade reputation. The glory of merchant traditions spread far beyond the borders of the Belarusian lands. Merchants from different parts of the world went to the Mstislavskie fairs, it means that you could find anything here. Preserved trade arcades became a monument of republican significance, where the modern «merchants» have placed in; shops also operate here.
  • Lunch
  • Moving
    Moving in Pustynki (11 km)
  • Attraction
    Attraction Uspensky monastery in Pustynki (visual inspection)
    The Holy Assumption Monastery, day after day, captures the attention of both Belarusians and guests from Russia. Believers firmly believe that almost everyone feels grace among these walls, and suggestible people speak about someone's invisible presence. The oldest abode of Mogilev, founded by Prince Lugvenem, has an interesting legendary past: in this place the 10th son of Grand Duke Olgerd was healed of blindness. Much has changed here since that time that here only was not ... But in 2005 monks settled down in the monastery again.
  • Moving
    Moving in Minsk (340 km)
  • The end of the tour

Map of the tour route Mstislavl-Pustynki