- Distance: 550 km
- Duration: 13:00 hour
- Kind: Bus-Walking tours
- Language of training: Russian
Grodno – one of the most beautiful cities of Belarus which is conveniently located on high coast of Neman. Not for nothing as the residence it was chosen by the Lithuanian princes and the Polish kings. Magnificent landscapes of prinemansky edge in combination with the uncountable number of refined works of architecture attract travelers from around the world here. Having held in remembrance former greatness and traditions, it has passed also for one of the most beautiful cities of Europe.
The excursion program- Grodno the city of Lithuanian princes and Polish kings from Brest
Gathering the group
Moving in Grodno (240 km)
GorodnitsaIn the 18th century Anthony Tizengauz has planned replacement of small-scale handicraft trade with manufactory. For this purpose he has also constructed Gorodnitsu which became the administrative, cultural and industrial center of Grodno. The grandiose complex from 85 buildings has absorbed in itself absolutely new design methods and constructions – for the first time in the history of town planning of Belarus. The baroque ensemble in Grodno will be seen also by you.
Francis Xavier Church in GrodnoAccording to most of judges of art, he has won a rank of the "richest" and beautiful church in all territory of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. And really, his ubraniye and shape, both in interiors, and in an exterior, impress that is peculiar to Baroque style. A set of distinguished details, sculptures, gilding – the embodiment of the ideas of Stefan Batory the unknown, unfortunately, architect. The Grodno church of Francis Csaverija – one of three temples of Belarus carrying an honourable title a small basilica.
Church of the Finding of the Holy Cross and Monastery of Bernardine in GrodnoOn the high hill, in the downtown, the church of Finding of the Sacred Cross and a complex of the monastery of bernardines have taken the place of honor. It is unique cult ensemble and the most ancient Catholic shrine of Grodno. The baroque silhouette of a church and a high tower with a spike solemnly towers on the bank of Neman and is visible from all points of the historic center. As well as today, in days of old he drew attention to himself with noble and graceful shape – here, for example, Elisa Ozheshko got married, and in 1990 the Highest Roman Catholic seminary was placed.
Grodno Choral synagogueTo your attention the most beautiful synagogue in Europe, the biggest in Belarus and the oldest in the former Soviet Union. Her long story begins in the 16th century. Constructed on the project of the architect Santi Gucci, more than once suffering from the fires and destructions, it nevertheless has informed of solemn vernal shape and well remained interior up to now.
Old Grodno CastleOld and New locks in Grodno are located absolutely nearby. It is a big rarity, even considering that in the territory of Belarus, in the Middle Ages, locks it was possible to meet through each 40 km. And both locks – royal. Powerful defensive system, high abrupt shaft, waters of Neman and Gorodnichanki – the residence under reliable protection. The unusual shape raises the mass of questions – the answer one: before you examples of the Belarusian defensive architecture. And today, the stone chronicle opens for "the amator ў" all new pages of historical reality.
New Castle in GrodnoQuite often the fate of locks and palaces are shrouded in legends and mystical stories. And in a case with the royal residence - it is inevitable. One of 2 locks in Grodno – the summer residence of the grand duke Lithuanian and the king Polish Augustus III has received glory of the damned place. And, nevertheless, exactly there passed general diets of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, the agreement on her section in 1793 and here, in 1795 has been signed here, Augustus Ponyatovsky has appended the signature under the act of renunciation.
Kolozhskaya (Borisoglebskaya ) ChurchIn the 12th century, on a high slope of Neman, one of the first churches of Eastern Europe has been built. For unique shape and unique technology, she was entitled the historical and architectural reserve. Why most of people name her Kolozhska? The church in honor of Saints Boris and Gleb is lit. For what numerous jugs are walled in walls? In what a secret of the centuries-old temple and whether his destiny is so simple? After the excursion you with confidence will be able to answer these questions.
Moving in Brest (240 km)
➥The end of the tour
The cost of the tour Grodno the city of Lithuanian princes and Polish kings from Brest for individual and corporate groups
|The cost||for person in group||for the group|
|2-7||from 2'828 ₽||19'793 ₽|
|8-19||from 1'328 ₽||25'227 ₽|
|20-52||from 781 ₽||40'615 ₽|
|53-68||from 638 ₽||43'409 ₽|
Included in the price
- excursions according to the program
- transport services
- entrance tickets
- museum of New Castle Grodno 148 ₽ / 89 ₽