Stowbtsy - is a small town of Minsk region of Belarus, an administrative center of the Stowbtsy district. The main architectural landmark of city Stowbtsy is the Orthodox church of St. Anne, built in 1825. This temple is very well and is picturesquely situated on a high hill in the center of Stowbtsy, and is an architectural dominant of the historic center of the city. The temple can be seen from far away, even from some of the neighboring villages, and from the church, respectively, also has a beautiful wide view of all destinations Stowbtsy. Near the church in the city Stowbtsy is located chapel and bell tower gate. The area around the temple is surrounded by a fence built of natural stone. Church in Stowbtsy is one of the few churches that have not been closed or destroyed during the Soviet era. This temple ceased to function, even then, and has become a haven not only for the faithful from all over the region, but also for a variety of spiritual and material values of the church. Therefore, today we can see a lot of old icons in the church. Church in Stowbtsy at the moment is in excellent condition and certainly is an architectural monument of the 19th century, cultural and historical value of Belarus.

Stowbtsy

Stowbtsy

Stowbtsy

Stowbtsy

Another very important landmark of city Stowbtsy is house is the birthplace of the national poet of Belarus Yakub Kolas. This house is located on the outskirts of a town Stowbtsy in the former Akinchytsy village, which is only in the second half of the 20th century, was annexed to the city. At the moment, the house has been completely restored according to the appearance, which he had at the time of his birth. Near the house is also restored some outbuildings. This results in a very beautiful and interesting small architectural complex where the museum-estate Yakub Kolas "Akinchytsy" today is located. However, it should be noted that the Yakub Kolas in this house really just born, and in just a few months after his birth, his family moved to a new residence. It should also be noted that the exposition of the museum nearly does not include any special items and artifacts relating to the life and work of the poet, but nevertheless, this museum is very, very interesting. The fact that here with unprecedented precision and care even displayed the life of ordinary Belarusians in the late 19th century. It collected a lot of original and restored household items, tools, furniture and clothing of Belarusian peasants. This museum, as well as the church in the city Stowbtsy are very valuable and interesting sites that may be of interest to a wide range of tourists and travelers in Belarus.

Stowbtsy

Stowbtsy

Stowbtsy

The city Stowbtsy there is also a certain amount of small buildings built in the late 19th or early 20th centuries. In some areas of the city, these buildings form the entire small architectural ensembles. These buildings also includes the local train station. Together, they can be characterized as a city historical buildings of the city Stowbtsy. However, we must admit that most of these historic buildings is not in very good condition, but because tourists do not pay them enough attention.

Stowbtsy

Stowbtsy

Stowbtsy

Stowbtsy

Stowbtsy

City Stowbtsy quite small, but very picturesque. It is also something subtly different from other Belarusian cities of this size. Here, there is no special tourist infrastructure, but the basic elements of the basic infrastructure necessary for travelers and tourists are there (shops, pharmacies, banks, hotel, gas stations, coffee shops). City Stowbtsy beautifully situated on the banks of the Neman river, which at this point is still very small.

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