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Old photos of Lida, Grodno Region
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History of city Lida, Grodno Region in photos

A small historical reference

Year of foundation of the city is considered to be 1323. But historian Theodore Narbut wrote that the city's founding date is 1180, and Lida then was part of the Duchy of Daynovskogo. In order to save the citizens from attacks of Tatars and Teutonic Knights in 1323 at the confluence of two rivers - Lidei and now virtually extinct Kamenka - on an artificial hill of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas he was laid Leeds Castle, which became a reliable shelter in moments of danger. It is preserved to this day and is now a symbol of Lida. In the XIV-XVI centuries Lida was one of the five largest cities in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. The city was the center of Lida powiat Vilnius province. In 1795 Lida became part of the Russian Empire.

Lida. Marketplace and a synagogue
Marketplace and a synagogue
Lida. Церковь
Церковь
Lida. Men's Gymnasium
Men's Gymnasium
Lida. Kamenskaya street
Kamenskaya street
Lida. Kamenskaya street
Kamenskaya street
Lida. Roman catholic church
Roman catholic church
Lida. Roman catholic church
Roman catholic church
Lida. The town square
The town square
Lida. Dam
Dam
Lida. Post office
Post office
Lida. The ruins of the castle Gedymina
The ruins of the castle Gedymina
Lida. The ruins of the castle Gedymina
The ruins of the castle Gedymina
Lida. The ruins of the castle Gedymina
The ruins of the castle Gedymina
Lida. The ruins of the castle Gedymina
The ruins of the castle Gedymina
Lida. Market
Market
Lida. Street Suvalskaya
Street Suvalskaya
Lida. Marketplace
Marketplace
Lida. Street Suvalskaya
Street Suvalskaya
Lida. Street Suvalskaya
Street Suvalskaya
Lida. A view of the river and small bridge
A view of the river and small bridge
Lida. Street Zavalnaya
Street Zavalnaya
Lida. Railroad bridge
Railroad bridge
Lida. Railway Station
Railway Station
Lida. Women's Gymnasium
Women's Gymnasium

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