2017-05-10 17:55:00

Pilgrimage to Christian shrines of Byelorussia can be carried out in a helicopter

Minsk, May 10, Interfax - Pilgrimage to the Byelorussian shrines can be carried out in a helicopter, Catholic.by reports.

The Catholic Church hopes that a new format of pilgrimage tours will attract foreign tourists.

The government's ruling defined Budslav town and Zhirovichi village centers of religious tourism in Byelorussia.

Budslav is a town in the Minsk Region. One of the most venerated Catholic shrines of Byelorussia - the Budslav Icon of the Mother of God is located in the Bernardine church.

Zhirovichi is a village in the Grodno Region. The Zhirovichi Monastery, one of the biggest centers of Orthodoxy in Byelorussia, is located here.