About the project
Internet project «Vitebsk region»
We measure ourselves as Orda, or How Belarus has changed in a century and a half.
Competing with nature: 10 most interesting artificial reservoirs in Belarus
Window to nature
The story of the black Ravens
“Moose therapy” against the autumn melancholy
The most interesting lakes of the Polotzk district
Chronicle of artistic counteraction to brown bears
Flowers of Braslav lakes and the flower-lovers
Window to nature
Beavers in trouble
Attractions of the Vitebsk region
Resurrection (Market) Church in Vitebsk
The Resurrection Church was built in 1772 in the tradition of the “Vilna” Baroque by the project of the architect Joseph Fontan.
Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary in Miory
A church made of red unplastered bricks appeared in 1907 on the site of an old wooden church.
Church of the Holy Trinity in Vidzy
The main attraction of the urban village of Vidzy is the Church of the Holy Trinity (sometimes it is also called the Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary).
Spaso-Euphrosyne monastery in Polatsk
The Orthodox Women's Spaso-Euphrosyne Monastery is one of the oldest and largest centers of Orthodoxy in Belarus.
Beshenkovichi district is one of the smallest in the Vitebsk region. Its area is 1250 square meters.
Braslav district is located in the north-west of the Vitebsk region. From the Belarusian side, it borders on the Sharkovshchinsky, Miory and Postavy districts. In the north and west - with Latvia and Lithuania.
The district was formed on July 17, 1924, and on December 25, 1962, due to the renaming of the city of Drissa to Verkhnedvinsk, it received its modern name.
From 1392 to 1506, the Vitebsk land appeared on the maps of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, which was subordinate to the Grand Duke of Lithuania.
Viciebsk is the second oldest city in Belarus after Polotsk. According to legend, it was founded by the Equal-to-the-Apostles Princess Olga in 974.
Braslaŭ is a resort town with a population of about ten thousand people, surrounded by a group of more than 50 lakes
The regional center with a population of 17.5 thousand people is located on the southeastern shore of Lake Liepieĺ, the largest reservoir in its region.
The city of monasteries and the birthplace of the classic of Belarusian literature Vladimir Korotkevich - Orša is located in the upper reaches of the Dnieper.