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Orsha is a city in Vitebsk Oblast, Belarus.


Orsha is one of the oldest cities in Belarus. It dates back to 1060s.

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Orsha is an active railroad hub.

  • 1 Orsha Central railway station (Орша-Центральная). Orsha-Tsentralnaya (Q2059835) on Wikidata

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Map of Orsha



  • 1 Church of the Nativity of the Theotokos. The 17th-century church was destroyed in the Soviet times and rebuilt anew in its original form.
  • 2 Church of St. Joseph. A Late Baroque church built in 1808. Altered in the 20th century.


  • 3 Uladzimir Karatkevich Museum. A small museum dedicated to a native of Orsha, poet and historical novellist Uladzimir Karatkevich (1930-1984). His "King Stakh's Wild Hunt", a sort of a gothic detective story in a 19th-century setting, is widely loved by Belarusian readers, and is translated into English.



  • 1 Orsha City (Орша-сити), Sovetskaya Street 2B. M-Sa 07:00-23:00, Su 08:00-20:00. Shopping mall.




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