Rivne region invites you to touch one of the facts of Ukrainian history proving heroic spirit of people of Ukraine who spent all his life on struggling for its freedom.
Here you will move in 1651, a year of culmination battle of Liberation War of the Ukrainian people. This is a place of Berestechko battle (situated on the bank of the Styr river, not far from Plyashev village) where more than 200 hundreds people took part.
In full swing of the battle Cossacks were betrayed by Tatars who helped them to resist an army of Polish king Jan Kazimierz. Although a course of action was predetermined Cossacks heroically fought to the death.
Archeological researches conducted on this very place gave a birth to the National Historical and Cultural reserve “the Cossack graves” combining all relics. Currently you can visit St. Michael’s Church, a unique St. George’s temple-vault where a sarcophagus with findings of the perished can be found (its architecture decision has no analog in Ukraine), a monument to Cossacks and peasants and many other objects.
Touch one of the pages of history of Ukrainian people giving an understanding that no tragedies can break heroic spirit of nation whose individual is ready to sacrifice himself to justice and common wealth without a second thought.
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Coordinates of points : X=51.041, Y=26.807