Beshankovichy

Beshankovichy - is a small town of Vitebsk region of Belarus, the administrative center of the Beshankovichy district. The main architectural landmark of the city Beshankovichy is a manor. The central building of the estate complex, namely a small palace was built here in 1770. Thus, this manor house is quite old. On the territory of the manor complex in the city Beshankovichy, except for the central palace, it survived several other, even older buildings, dating back to the second half of the 17th century, besides fragments of the park. On the estate and a palace in the city Beshankovichy involves a lot of different interesting historical events, in particular, here during the War of 1812 temporarily housed the headquarters of Napoleon himself. Later, in 1821, already located here Emperor Alexander I. Even earlier, in 1708, this manor house several times visited and Peter I. The palace and other buildings of the manor complex have been slightly rearranged in the soviet time, their architecture has been somewhat simplified. Now the building of the palace is used as a children's school of arts. Manor complex with a palace in the city Beshankovichy is undoubtedly an important architectural monument of the 17th - 18th centuries, historical and cultural value and interesting sights of Belarus.

Beshankovichy

Beshankovichy

In the city Beshankovichy there are several other interesting attractions. Firstly, it is the Orthodox church of St. Elias, built here in 1870. Church in the town of Beshankovichy is large and beautiful, it remains in the memory of tourists and pilgrims. The church is perfectly preserved. Secondly, it is a small chapel-tomb, built in the 19th century, in a very typical style of the buildings. Chapels of this type preserved in Belarus is not so much, so this chapel has a certain value. The city Beshankovichy also preserved ancient warehouses of the 19th century. The fact is that in the first half of the 19th century, the city Beshankovichy was a major trading center. And he is lost its importance because in the second half of the 19th century through these places the railroad, and slightly to the north of the city Beshankovichy through other cities. Also recently in the city of Beshankovichy and built a small Catholic church. All these attractions complement the tourist town of Beshankovichy atmosphere and give it a certain attractiveness in the eyes of travelers.

Beshankovichy

Beshankovichy

Beshankovichy

Beshankovichy

Beshankovichy

Beshankovichy

 

Sketches of Napoleon Orda, Beshankovichy:

Sketches of Napoleon Orda, Beshankovichy