Mir Castle (Belarus)
The construction of this castle began at the end of the 15th century, in Gothic style. E 'it was later enlarged and rebuilt, first in the Renaissance and then in the Baroque style. After being abandoned for nearly a century and suffering severe damage during the Napoleonic period, the castle was restored at the end of the 19th century, with the addition of a number of other elements and the landscaping of the surrounding area as a park. Its present form is graphic testimony to its often turbulent history.
Mir Castle is an exceptional example of a central European castle, reflecting in its later cultural influences design and layout (Gothic, Baroque and Renaissance) that blend harmoniously to create an impressive monument to the history of this region.
The region is located in the Mir Castle has a long history of political and cultural confrontation and coalescence, which is graphically represented in the shape and appearance of the complex.