Ivianiec - is a small town of Valozhyn district, Minsk region of Belarus. The city Ivianiec remained relatively lot of different attractions. Central landmark of town Ivianiec is a complex of buildings of the Catholic Franciscan monastery, picturesquely situated on a hill near the local river. Originally, the monastery in the city Ivianiec was founded in 1702. Monastery abolished the secular authorities several times during its history, but currently operates again.

Ivianiec

Central to the architectural complex of the monastery is the Catholic church of St. Michael the Archangel, built in 1749. This beautiful temple is one of the most striking architectural incarnations of baroque in Belarus. The history of this church in the city Ivianiec is as follows: in 1832, after the abolition of the monastery, the church has become a regular parish; in 1863 it was closed; in 1868 - transferred to the Orthodox; in 1920 - returned to the Catholics; in 1939 - here the monks returned and restored the monastery; in 1948 - the church is closed again, the monastery was abolished, after the building was used as a shop and warehouse; finally in 1990 the church in the city Ivianiec again was returned to believers, the monks returned here again and again restored convent; restoration was begun in 2003, which at the moment is actually completed and now the church of St. Michael the Archangel in the city Ivianiec, together with the rest of the monastic buildings, is in excellent condition.

Ivianiec

Ivianiec

In addition to the church of the monastery complex in the city Ivianiec include: residential buildings (1749 built), several outbuildings, fencing with beautiful gate and corner tower (built in the 18th century), some very notable sculptures, a small zoo, a large and versatile children's playground, and a small cafe. Also it is necessary to underline that in the church of St. Michael the Archangel in the city Ivianiec kept the miraculous icon of the Mother of God.

The complex of buildings of the monastery, led by the church of St. Michael the Archangel in the city Ivianiec is very valuable architectural monument, an important cultural and historical value and attraction of Belarus. A visit to the monastery is included in the program of many tourist and excursion routes, so here is a lot of tourists. Often visited by here and solo travelers. It takes a lot of different activities for young people. And indeed, to visit the monastery and church in the city Ivianiec very nice and informative, there reigns a spiritual and peaceful, but also, oddly enough, lively and cheerful atmosphere.

Ivianiec

Ivianiec

Ivianiec

Another important attraction of the city Ivianiec is another Catholic temple - the church of St. Alexis, built in 1907. Prior to this monumental church in the city Ivianiec, built of red brick, and is an interesting and ancient gate. In 1947 the Soviet authorities closed the church. In 1962 the building was converted into a library archive. In 1989, the church in the city Ivianiec was returned to believers, and since 1990 at St. Alexis Church also began to serve the Franciscan monks. At the moment, the temple has been completely restored and is in excellent condition, is a cultural and historical value, and is also actively visited by tourists, pay a visit to the city Ivianiec. Behind the church of St. Alexis in the city Ivianiec is another small sites and monuments of wooden architecture - Catholic chapel, built in the mid-19th century.

Ivianiec

Ivianiec

Ivianiec

Another interesting landmark of the town Ivianiec is Orthodox church of the Holy Euphrosyne. This modern temple is located on the central square of the city and now is of some interest to a range of travelers from Belarus.

Ivianiec

Another small landmark Ivianiec is a complex of buildings of the former estate. The buildings are part of this manor complex were built in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. From the main building of the estate complex, ie, of the manor house, only the ruins preserved. However, well preserved and recently even restored and renovated, the building stables and barn.

Ivianiec

Ivianiec

Ivianiec

The city Ivianiec there is still a certain amount of historical buildings were erected in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, as well: the city park, a few small cafes, shops and other tourist infrastructure. In the streets of the city Ivianiec very nice leisurely stroll, you can really have a good weekend and see the important sights. For these reasons, the city Ivianiec is very popular among tourists and travelers in Belarus.

Ivianiec

Ivianiec