Niasvizh (a district centre in the Miensk region, 112 km south-west of
Miensk (Minsk), 14 km south-east of Garadzeia, a railway station at the railway
Population 15,200 (1995)
Here is a map of the central part of Niasvizh
|The Palace and Castle Ensemble||The Farny Roman-Catolic Church||The Slucak Gate|
|The Town Hall||The Castle Gate Tower||The House in the Market|
Other information related to Niasvizh on the Web:
The castle of Nyasvizh was severely
damaged by the fire on Christmas night of 2003. The fire broke out from a neglected
heating lamp that was used to unfreeze the water pipes in frozen castle. The roof of the
main building and part of the tower are damaged.
Niasvizh by Jewishgen's Shtetlinks. There are some history articles, personal accounts and photos of old Niasvizh.
1999 Photos of Niasvizh by Auhien Kardash.
Radzivils family history
The Roman Catholic Church in Belarus has bowed to pressure from the government and removed a priest from his parish for leading protests against plans to turn the historic church, at least partially, into a museum. Father HENRYK OKOLOTOWICZ was removed from the Corpus Christi parish in Nyasvizh. Also info on this situation from Helsinki Human Rights Committee.
"THE NIASVIZH ESTATES OF PRINCE NICHOLAS CHRISTOPHER RADZIWILL: THE FORMATION OF A BYELORUSSIAN LATIFUNDIUM" - an article from "The Journal of Byelorussian Studies"
Niasvizh castle pictures by S.Loguich
Muses of Niasvizh (in Russian) - the annual International Chamber Music Festival in Niasvizh. Also here.
Weekend in Niasvizh (in Russian) from Belarus Inside website.
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