Khacislau - is a village of Malaryta district, Brest region of Belarus. The main attraction of the village Khacislau is old wooden Transfiguration Orthodox church, built in 1799. Apparently, in 1867 the church was substantially rebuilt: from the main facade was attached to her porch and belfry. This results in a temple with enough interesting and unusual architecture.

Khacislau

An additional unique architectural feature of the church in the village of Khacislau is that the two small towers that adorn the main facade of the church are turned at a certain angle to each other and to the plane of the facade itself. This feature is very rare among the Belarusian churches, especially wooden. This fact gives the church in the village of Khacislau additional value. However, in 1963 the building of the temple was re-equipped and was first used as a grain store, then it was abandoned. In 1990, the temple in the village of Khacislau was returned to believers in a dilapidated state. The restoration was completed only in 1998.

Khacislau

Today, the church in the village Khacislau is in good condition. Preserved a lot of the old wooden church in the Brest region of Belarus, with each of them individually is a valuable monument of Belarusian architecture, and together they occupy a very important place in the cultural and historical heritage of the country. Church in the village Khacislau also refers to the number of these churches and therefore certainly a very interesting architectural monument, cultural and historical value and attraction of Belarus. In the village Khacislau also has a small modern Orthodox chapel, located at the local cemetery, which may also be of interest to some tourists.

Khacislau