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Tour Local gentry - Kossovo - Ruzhany

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200 years ago almost fifth part of the population of our country was made by people of local gentry. Up to now in Belarus numerous estates and palaces of notable representatives of the Belarusian lands have remained. The spirit of romanticism has impregnated the atmosphere of one of the most beautiful palaces of Belarus – Kosowski palace. Built with use of medieval technologies and unsurpassed English lawns he admires with volumes and greatness. Not less fine has built also the palace of the magnate, chancellor of Grand Duchy of Lithuania and one of authors of the Statute of VKL of 1588 Jan Sapegi in Ruzhany. Welcome to Local gentry!

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The excursion program- Local gentry - Kossovo - Ruzhany

  • Gathering the group
    Gathering the group
  • Moving
    Moving in Kossovo (230 km)
  • Attraction
    Attraction St. Anthony Church in Kossovo (visual inspection)
    In the second half of the 19th century, soon after Kastusya Kalinovsky's revolt, in the territory of Belarus churches which have received the name «muravyevka» were in large quantities built. The Orthodox churches of the same name were under construction by order of the governor general Muravyev. One of such monuments of architecture has remained also in Kosovo. Here he represents the retrospective-Russian style.
  • Attraction
    Attraction Trinity Church in Kossovo (visual inspection)
    Cold February, 1746, in even wooden church of the village of Kosovo, christened the Boy Tadeusz. And parents didn't suspect still that their son will become the world famous military, the revolutionary and the political figure. And in century on this place there was a bright representative of style of a neogottika - the Troitsk church which works to this day and attracts with fine shape guests and residents of Kosovo.
  • Museum
    Museum Museum - Estate Kostyushko Merechevschina
    The natural boundary Merechevshchina is a small homeland of the person who became the hero of two continents. The exposition of the museum located against the background of the picturesque nature acquaints with life and famous Litvin's achievements of Andriy Tadeusz Bonaventura Kosciusko. Here both reflection of life, and the copy of his personalized weapon, and a braid - weapon of peasants-kosinyerov who battled under supervision of Tadeusz Kosciusko, and objects of use of a small Belarusian shlyakhta.
  • Attraction
    Attraction Kossovo Castle in Kossovo
    Kossovo Palace of the Puslovskys - one of the most beautiful architectural monuments in Belarus, preserved to this day. Built in the first half of the XIX century, palace has more than 100 rooms and 12 towers, each of which symbolizes the month of the year. The so-called Kossovo castle during its prosperity was a constant object of discussion, thanks to its curiosities. According to the stories of local residents, in one of the rooms was a glass floor, under which the contents of an aquarium with fish, and at night the palace wandered silently and guarded the owners' property by a real lion.
  • Lunch
    Lunch
    The lunch can be organized in one of Kosovo cafe or on the rural estate. During the summer period the picnic in the fresh air is possible.
  • Moving
    Moving in Ruzhany (25 km)
  • Attraction
    Attraction Ruzhansky basilian monastery and church of St. Peter and Paul (visual inspection)
    One of the oldest temples in Pruzhanshchina and an example of refined architectural Baroque style – Church of Saints Peter and Paul in Ruzhanakh. Together with the remained inhabited constructions of the monastery she decorates the central square of the town. 10 years the court architect Sapeg Jan Samuel Becker worked on creation of an architectural masterpiece – in the second half of the 18th century the majestic temple with lines of baroque has been consecrated for the sake of apostles Pyotr and Pavel. We suggest to see him and to learn about history and the present of a monastic complex.
  • Attraction
    Attraction Ruzhany Church of the Holy Trinity (visual inspection)
    5 centuries ago the grand-ducal chancellor Lev Sapega together with the wife Aleksandra became church fundator in an entail property – in Ruzhanakh. Then it was the wooden temple, later – stone, further – several reorganizations … And here now to our eyes the view of quite modest silhouette of classical style opens, but it is worth entering inside – refined interiors win attention, and the improbable sound of body – pleases hearing.
  • Museum
    Museum Museum «Ruzhansky Sapieha palace complex»
    Ruzhana – very remarkable Belarusian town where the patrimonial nest of Sapeg – the Palace palace has settled down characteristic of the Italian Renaissance. Guests from all Belarus and from the different countries of Mira are attracted here by arcades and ruins – and is once, Jan Sapega accepted the king of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth Sigismund Stary here, treated him with local mead from a large crystal glass. At one time here even the state treasury of the principality was stored, and the solid arsenal was placed. Time and soldiers haven't spared creation to this day not of the famous architect, however our contemporaries actively restore a masterpiece. For now, you visit already restored halls of entrance gate and you will walk among majestic arcades of the palace.
  • Moving
    Moving in Minsk (240 km)
  • The end of the tour
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The cost of the tour Local gentry - Kossovo - Ruzhany for individual and corporate groups

  • E-ticket
  • 24/7 support
  • Meeting at the hotel

Prices:

The cost for person in group for the group
2-7 from 3'417 23'921
8-19 from 1'721 32'703
20-52 from 895 46'548
53-68 from 876 59'543
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Included in the price

  • certified guide services
  • transport services

Additional charge

  • lunch
  • entrance tickets
    • Kosovo Palace 96 / 64
    • museum of T.Kostyushko Mereschevschina 64 / 48
    • palace complex 96 / 64

Map of the tour route Local gentry - Kossovo - Ruzhany