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Discover Raytsa in Belarus

Raytsa in the region of Hrodzyenskaya Voblastsʼ is a town located in Belarus - some 70 mi or ( 112 km ) South-West of Minsk , the country's capital .

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Local time in Raytsa is now 09:56 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Minsk " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Riga, Vilnius, Vilyeyka, Valëvka, and Tsirin. When in this area, you might want to check out Riga . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Raytsa ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Karelichy

Karelichy is a town in Hrodna Province, Belarus, a raion center. The town was historically a center of a large Jewish community, its population in 1900 was 1,840.

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Located at 53.57 26.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Populated places in Grodno Region, Shtetls, Towns in Belarus

Navahrudak

Navahrudak is a city in the Grodno Region of Belarus.

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Located at 53.58 25.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Cities in Belarus, Populated places established in the 11th century, Populated places in Grodno Region, Shtetls

Transfiguration Church, Navahrudak

Transfiguration Roman Catholic Church in Navahrudak, Belarus, is a Baroque church erected in 1712–1723, replacing an earlier Gothic building from the late 14th century, and originally consecrated under the title of Corpus Christi. Two Gothic chapels survive and are included in the Baroque building. In 1799 the poet Adam Mickiewicz was baptized in this church. Closed in 1857, re-opened in 1906. Currently active.

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Located at 53.60 25.83 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Roman Catholic churches in Belarus

Navahrudak Castle

The former castle in Navahrudak, Belarus was one of the key strongholds of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, cited by Maciej Stryjkowski as the location of Mindaugas's coronation as King of Lithuania as well as his likely burial place. Modern historians cannot make up their minds as to the true location of Mindaugas's coronation. As early as the 14th century, Navahrudak is known to have possessed a stone tower along the lines of Tower of Kamyanyets. Other fortifications were of timber.

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Located at 53.60 25.83 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Grodno Region, Castles in Belarus, Former castles, Ruins in Belarus, Visitor attractions in Grodno Region