Records with tag "Slutsk Gates"

“With a Prayer on my Lips”

After the Treaty of Riga was signed in 1921 Belarus was divided into two parts. West Belarus became part of a new state – the Second Polish Republic (the Second Commonwealth of Poland). The migration policy of the Polish authorities was quite loyal. Thecitizenshadtherighttogotoanycountry....

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Dear visitors! Opening times: During the summer period (since 1th May)–10.00 - 19.00.  You can buy tickets to the Palace ensemble until 18.00. During the winter period ( since 1th October ) - 9.00 -18.00.  You can buy tickets to the Palace ensemble until 17.00....

History of the Radziwills' Family

There was no family in the history of the Great Principality of Lithuania (below – GPL) which could be equal to the Radziwiłłs in the number of prominent political, clerical, military, and cultural figures. Its representatives twice took the highest, in the GPL church hierarchy, position of...

Fortifications

In 1586 Mikołaj Krzysztof "the Orphan" Radziwiłł ordered to townspeople to build a number of fortifications. Till the end of XVI th century the building was mostly finishes. The high earth wall was the main part of the fortification structures. It looked as a pentagon with 7 bastions and covered...

Excursion services

♦ PALACE ENSEMBLE • Sightseeing museum tour “The Radziwills’ Residence” lasting 1 hour 30 minutes (2 excursion hours of 45 minutes) with a tour along the palace interiors; • Sightseeing museum tour “The Radziwills’ Residence” lasting 2 hours and 15 minutes (3 excursion hours...