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Gryadki Destination Guide

Explore Gryadki in Belarus.

Gryadki in the region of Minskaya Voblastsʼ is a place in Belarus - some 50 mi (or 80 km) South-West of Minsk, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Gryadki is now 10:45 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Minsk" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Riga, Vilnius, Zayamnoye, Vilyeyka, Salihorsk or Sudniki. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Zhukov Borok, Zaluzh'ye, Velikoye Selo, Tsvirki, Slobodka and Kruglitsa. We saw some video in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Spring flooding

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The spring flood on Neman river, Belarus

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Interesting facts about this location

Saint Nicolas' Church, Mir

Saint Nicolas' Roman Catholic Church in Mir, Belarus, is a Renaissance church commissioned by Mikołaj Krzysztof "the Orphan" Radziwiłł. It was probably designed by Giovanni Maria Bernardoni and erected without his personal participation in 1599–1605. The church tower was partly destroyed during the Soviet period, and recently restored.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 53.48, 26.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Radziwiłł family, Roman Catholic churches in Belarus

Battle of Mir (1812)

The Battle of Mir took place on 9 and 10 July 1812 during Napoleon's invasion of Russia. Three Polish Lancers divisions battled against Russian cavalry, ending in the first major Russian victory in the French invasion of Russia. Russian general Matvei Platov had eight Cossack regiments and two Don batteries deployed south of the village of Mir, when one brigade of the Polish Fourth Light Cavalry attacked his advance posts, numbering about 100 men.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 53.48, 26.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:1812 in Belarus, 1812 in France, 1812 in Russia, Battles involving Russia, Battles of the Napoleonic Wars, French invasion of Russia, History of Belarus (1795–1918)

Mir, Belarus

Mir (Belarusian: Мір; Russian: Мир; both meaning "world" and "peace"; but the name most likely originates from the name of the river the settlement is situated on) is an urban settlement in Kareličy (Карэлічы) raion, Hrodna Voblast, Belarus on the banks of Miranka River, about 85 kilometers southwest of the national capital, Minsk. Mir village was founded sometime prior to 1345. It is home to a late medieval castle, which made the town the target of many attacks over the centuries.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 53.48, 26.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Historic Jewish communities, Populated places in Grodno Region, Shtetls, Urban-type settlements in Belarus

Mir Castle Complex

The Mirsky Castle Complex, is a UNESCO World Heritage site in Belarus located in the town of Mir in the Karelichy District of the Hrodna voblast, at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:53|27|4.46|N|26|28|22.80|E| | |name= }}, 29 km to the north-west from another World Heritage site, Nesvizh Castle. The construction of the castle began at the end of the 15th century, in the Gothic architecture style.

More reading: Mir Castle Complex homepage
Located at 53.48, 26.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Brick Gothic, Buildings and structures in Grodno Region, Castles in Belarus, Castles of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Gothic architecture in Belarus, Radziwiłł family, Visitor attractions in Grodno Region, World Heritage Sites in Belarus