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Elias chapel in Glubokoe

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Type: Cemeteries, burial places, chapels Style: Classicism Date of Foundation: 1 century Status: Regional value Republbic of Belarus, Vitebsk region, Glubokoe district

the Ilyinsky chapel is constructed by at the end of the 17th century , is a monument of architecture of classicism . The chapel is located at the cemetery which is called Koptevka.

This place is in several hundred meters behind a Carmelite church. Koptevka, or the city Christian cemetery this very interesting place and in the informative plan. On ancient graves, in stone crosses the most real history of local places has hidden.

On the high hill Koptevki there is also a Catholic Ilyinsky chapel. Though it is constructed in the classical architectural style widespread in the first half of the XIX century, scientists claim that the church stood since ancient times here. His emergence is referred to 1640. The church is based by fathers Carmelites. But, has to be, in the beginning he was wooden and long remained it until on Koptevka have built a stone chapel which big richness were fine fresco lists. But at the Soviet power the chapel stayed idle and has come to a catastrophic state. As a result somewhere in the eighties the ceiling and a roof have fallen off and have forever buried a wonderful list. Now the chapel is tried to be restored...To the left of a church also I was secretly, for the second time the mstislavsky voivode is buried. When there was a church, on Koptevka the cemetery wasn't yet, the first graves have arisen here only at the beginning of the XIX century. On this place when there were no graves yet, the column in honor of acceptance has been established on May 3, 1791 to the first constitution of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. She costs in an environment of burials of people also now, many of which took part in establishment of a column. Unfortunately, it is unknown what crowned her, now, many years in a row here come back storks.

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Address Republbic of Belarus, Vitebsk region, Glubokoe district GPS Google: 55.139696′ N, 27.706372′ E