Viazyn - is a village of Vileyka district, Minsk region of Belarus. The main architectural landmark of the village Viazyn is the Catholic church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, which was built here in 1908. Initially, the church was built as a chapel-shrine and was part of a small estate complex, previously located in the village of Viazyn. At this point of the complex, in addition to the chapel became a church, only a few remained completely undistinguished outbuildings. Manor house has not been preserved. However, back to the chapel. It was consecrated in honor of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and began to carry out the role of the church in the first half of the 20th century, when the village Viazyn was part of Poland. And after World War II, when there was finally established Soviet regime, the church in the village Viazyn was closed, and in the church building located at different times club, warehouse and even a museum. In 1993 the chapel was returned to believers, after which it was restored and again became the current church. At the moment, it is probably the smallest Catholic church in Belarus. Moreover, its appearance is very memorable. All this makes the Catholic church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary in the village Viazyn quite interesting architectural monument, cultural and historical value and attraction of Belarus.

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Another interesting attraction of the village Viazyn is wooden Orthodox church of the Intercession. This church was built on the spot where previously housed a wooden Catholic church of the 18th century. After the defeat of the uprising of 1863-1864, the temple was returned to the Orthodox Church. By this time the church was in a very bad condition, so it was decided not to rebuild and restore it, and replace it with a completely new church. So in the second half of the 19th century in the village Viazyn there was Intercession church, which has survived to our time. This temple is very picturesque: at the entrance to the village on the bank of a reservoir and the beautiful, and the main facade of the temple facing the small central village square. Intercession church in the village Viazyn also an interesting architectural monument, cultural and historical value and attraction of Belarus.

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However, the architectural sights are not the central ornament of the village Viazyn. The fact that this village is located on the shore of a very large and beautiful body of water, or rather Vileyka reservoir. Vileyka reservoir is the largest artificial reservoir of Belarus, second in size only to the largest natural body of water - Lake Naroch. Vileyka reservoir is also one of the most beautiful bodies of water in Belarus, because here there are many islands and bays and along the hilly coast of the field often give way to forests. This natural diversity creates a fascinating picture. This is one of those places where you can really understand what is embedded in the word "Beauty of the Belarusian nature".

Thus, in the village Viazyn small architectural sights and picturesque local nature very well complement each other mutually. In these really beautiful and interesting places is always a pleasure to visit and get acquainted with the local churches and the village itself, which is also not without a certain charm. For example, here you can find a real old cobbled streets. In addition, it should be noted that Viazyn village is large enough, there are all the elements of basic infrastructure such as shops, bank branches and post office, pharmacy and so on. All these factors, as well as the relative proximity of the village Viazyn to Minsk turned this village into a very popular tourist destination, especially among fishermen and gardeners.

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