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“Bride’s stone” to be listed into cultural and historical treasures of Belarus

Immaterial heritage. The tradition of honoring a stone, which got the name of the “Bride’s stone”. It will be listed into the cultural and historical treasures of Belarus.

The 74 ton giant is situated on the territory of Oshmyany upland and is surrounded by legends. According to one of them, the stone appeared on the place of a deep moat. Into which a man and then his bride fell.

According to another legend, a nun is buried under the stone, who prayed for the wellbeing of couples in love. Throughout many years. Couples before their weddings come to the “Bride’s stone” to ask for a happy family life.

“Bride’s stone” to be listed into cultural and historical treasures of Belarus