One of the most beautiful places of the Belarusian land is a small village Gervyaty, which is located in the Grodno region on the border with Lithuania. Here is located the famous Church named after the Holy Trinity. This is a truly magnificent creature, the Church stands at 61 meters. Even from a distance you can observe the magnificent view of the Cathedral is in the Gothic revival style. Unique altars, the pulpit and the interior are striking in their splendor. Trinity Church is often called the Notre Dame.
The temple was built on the site of the old wooden Church in 1903. At the entrance to the temple are wooden crosses with rich carvings is a symbolic feature of all Lithuanian churches.
Some sources tell of a long and careful construction of the Church. Daily work involved more than 70 workers. The interesting point is that in the manufacture of lime mixture for greater strength used eggs, meat which the inhabitants supplied the workers. Roofing for the roofs were brought from Germany. During the construction of the temple took into account all the requirements of the neo-Gothic style.
Its beauty is striking in the landscape designthat surrounds the Church. Incomparable sound of the organ fills the whole garden. The 12 apostles guarding the approaches to the Shrine, lots of strange plants and paved walkways create a unique beauty that fascinates and attracts a lot of tourists from different corners of the earth. Those who prefer to holiday in Belarus, to visit Trinity Church you can use the many Hiking trails that pass through Gervyaty.
Location on map
Grodno region, Ostrovets district, Gervyaty (~158 km from Minsk)
GPS coordinates: 54.6871, 26.14399