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Crystal ringing of the bells.

The Holy Assumption Cathedral in VitebskTourist Vitebsk is a wonderful city. Here, along with modern architectural complexes monuments of architecture and art are located in a cozy neighborhood and have been worthy ornament of Vitebsk more than one hundred years.

Many people who visited the city, noted that tourist Vitebsk is especially famous for its temples. Although the history prepared a hard way for churches in Vitebsk. At different times they faced fires and violence. And even if they managed to stand the test of centuries and military ruin, with dignity, the temples of Vitebsk were mercilessly destroyed in peace time Ц by the Soviet authorities. And then they again revived - on pieces of ruins, memory and self identity.

And today solemn and joyful, sad and hysterical ringing of bells is spread over Vitebsk. As if this is the only thread that regularly, every day, recalls about ruined relics, the lend marked by God and reliably weaves the history of the city of Vitebsk and the present in a single cloth.

However there are so many temples in the city that it is difficult to choose at once what to see in Vitebsk. But if you look through the pages of city portal VitebskCity.by - the problem is solved. Studied Vitebsk attractions in details, you can go on an unforgettable journey through the city, where not only churches, but each building, each sculpture, and even a seemingly unremarkable street will speak to you in the language of history.

Article's author: Svetlana Vysotskaya
Published: 2012-08-29
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The Annunciation Church - resurrecting from the ashes.
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Article's author: Svetlana Vysotskaya
Published: 2012-09-03
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Hereditary set of bells of the Holy Resurrection Church.
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Article's author: Svetlana Vysotskaya
Published: 2012-09-03
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The Holy Assumption Cathedral: the relic is immortal.
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The Holy Assumption Cathedral: the relic is immortal.

The Assumption Cathedral in Vitebsk is one of the most unique churches in Belarus, which was built in a picturesque place of the city - on the high bank of the Western Dvina. Earlier there was an old church, destroyed during the Soviet era. But at the beginning of the XXI century the temple rose. Today it is the only cathedral in Vitebsk, the lower active layer of which is located underground.

Article's author: Evgenia Sabitskaya
Published: 2012-09-03
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The Roman Catholic Church of Jesus the Merciful Ц сatholic relic of Vitebsk.
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The Roman Catholic Church of Jesus the Merciful Ц сatholic relic of Vitebsk.

Vitebsk - is not only a centre of industrial and cultural life of Belarus. There are a lot of old and new churches and temples, among which the Roman Cathedral Church of Jesus the Merciful vividly stands out, opened in October 2009. Church is outstanding because it occupies central place in Vitebsk diocese and can hold over 1,500 worshipers. It is the first Catholic Church built in Vitebsk for the last 124 years.

Article's author: Svetlana Vysotskaya
Published: 2012-09-03
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Roman Catholic Church of St.Barbara: the wonderful is nearby.
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Roman Catholic Church of St.Barbara: the wonderful is nearby.

Roman Catholic Church of St.Barbara is wonderful and unique. The trials done by the war and the history have made the Catholic Church even more majestic and grand. This is a real discovery for the culture of Vitebsk, because the Roman Catholic Church, like a visitor from a distant era, hides among the trees, supporting the sky with its stunning and grandiose towers.

Article's author: Svetlana Vysotskaya
Published: 2012-09-01
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Euphrosyne of Polotsk Temple: holy decoration of Vitebsk.
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Article's author: Svetlana Vysotskaya
Published: 2012-09-03
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Kazan Church of Markov Monastery: pilgrims hurry to the relic.
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Article's author: Svetlana Vysotskaya
Published: 2012-09-04
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Saint-Ascension Church: the place God marked.
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Saint-Ascension Church: the place God marked.

Few people know that one of the most beautiful churches in Belarus Ц the Saint-Ascension Church Цis built in Luzhesno, near Vitebsk. The history of Vitebsk, rich in dramatic events and twists and turns, has prepared a hard way for the relic, but the church has stood in defiance of all the trials.

Article's author: Svetlana Vysotskaya
Published: 2012-08-31
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The Church of St. Prince Alexander Nevsky: heartfelt art.
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Article's author: Svetlana Vysotskaya
Published: 2012-09-03
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The Intercession Cathedral: test of time.
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The Intercession Cathedral: test of time.

Orthodox faithful for some reason consider the Intercession Cathedral the main. The history laid a hard way for the temple. But time has put everything in its place, and today hundreds of people come to the church to bow to the relics of the saints and ask the Icon of the Blessed Virgin Mary Protection for the intercession.

Article's author: Svetlana Nesterovich
Published: 2012-08-31
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People come to the Assumption Church to think.
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People come to the Assumption Church to think.

Not all know about Vitebsk Assumption Temple. It is certainly not so "sensational" as many temples and churches in Vitebsk, such as the Holy Assumption Cathedral or the Resurrection Church, but it has its own beauty and majesty, peculiar only to it. And, fo course, its unique history that became part of the big history of the city of Vitebsk.

Article's author: Svetlana Vysotskaya
Published: 2012-09-01
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The Church of the Holy Apostle Andrew First-Called: faith makes miracles.
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Article's author: Svetlana Vysotskaya
Published: 2012-09-01
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Estimable adornment of Vitebsk Ц a two-layer temple.
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Article's author: Svetlana Vysotskaya
Published: 2012-09-19
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The Holy Spirit Convent: a thorny path of the relic.
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The Holy Spirit Convent: a thorny path of the relic.

The history has prepared hard tests to the Holy Spirit convent: the abode passed to the Uniates, then was rebuilt as a prison, and even demolished. Although the time has put everything in its place Ц and today the reborn convent is a bright landmark of Vitebsk with elegant classic proportions and rich spiritual content.