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Mir Castle Complex

Author: Lida added 13-11-2012, 23:13
Mir Castle ComplexThe Mir Castle Complex is a UNESCO World Heritage site in Belarus located in the town of Mir in the Karelichy District of Hrodna region, 29 km to the north-west from another World Heritage site, Niasvizh Castle.

The castle was built in the late 15th or early 16th century (the first reference to it dates from 1531) by the Ilyinichi family. The initial work consisted of building the walls and towers in Gothic style, but work came to an end for some unknown reason. Building had been completed by the beginning of the 17th century with the...