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Myadzyel (Мядзел) is a town of 6,900 people (2016) in Minsk Oblast, Belarus, between the lakes Myastro and Batorino, within the borders of Narachansky National Park.

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Map of Myadzyel

It is the administrative center of the Myadel region. It 143 km from Minsk, on the Minsk—Naroch highway.

It is 31 km from the Knyaginin station on the Molodechno—Polotsk line.

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Church of the Mother of God
  • 1 Castle ruins. Not much remains to be seen of the Myadzyel castle, but the place, a lake peninsula covered with forest, is worth a walk for its natural beauty.
  • 2 Church of the Mother of God (Касьцёл Маці Божай Шкаплернай і кляштар кармэлітаў), st. Gagarin, 19/2. An architectural monument in the late baroque style with elements of rococo, built in 1754. The Church of the Mother of God was founded at the monastery of the Carmelites and belongs to the Discalced Carmelites. The temple is included in the State List of Historical and Cultural Values of Belarus. Church of Saint Mary in Miadziel (Q1708012) on Wikidata Church of Saint Mary, Myadzyel on Wikipedia
Holy Trinity Church
  • Holy Trinity Church, New Myadel. Consecrated in 2006. (Q65147426) on Wikidata
Myadel Calvary
  • 3 Myadel Calvary (Мядзельская Кальварыя). A complex of historical and architectural structures built in 1765 and destroyed in 1942. It was rebuilt in 2014, with the entrance gate of Forgiveness and 14 chapels. Two stones are embedded in the gate: from the Carmelite Monastery and the Zebrzydowski Calvary. Calvary in Miadziel (Q6516060) on Wikidata
  • Monument on the mass grave of 168 soldiers and partisans of the Great Patriotic War
  • Monument to soldiers-internationalists (2013), and BMD-1 tank, installed next to the monument to soldiers-internationalists
  • Gallery of wooden sculptures on children's and Naroch themes, installed in 2013. The sculptures were made by students of the Department of Sculpture of the Belarusian State Academy of Arts , who participated in the plein air of wood carvers, held in Myadel.
  • Monument to Maxim Tank (2014), a Belarusian Soviet poet, translator, and statesman.





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