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Archcathedral Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Minsk

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See 18th-century frescoes on the domed ceiling of Archcathedral Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary, built by the Poles in 1710 as a Jesuit temple. View a Baroque painting of the Virgin Mary behind the main altar, or follow the story of the passion of Christ from the white sculptures placed in niches along the nave. The church changed its status several times during its history. After World War II, it housed a sports society. Its original function as a Roman Catholic cathedral was restored in the 1990s. Use our Minsk trip itinerary builder to arrange your visit to Archcathedral Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary and other attractions in Minsk.
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  • If possible, visit the Cathedral Catholic cathedrals, while the Orthodox. I like more democratic culture in Temple, accessibility and simplicity. My grandmother, the father-Polka and Catholic. All of his seven children baptized in the Catholic Church. Therefore pominaju their relatives always in Catholic churches, whether in Spain or Italy or Belarus, Hungary.
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  • This building after the restoration. previously there raspologalos society "Spartak" but few decades nazadtego gave the Church. Since it was after the revolution of 1917 year. Very namolennoe place for Catholics. I love this temple
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  • In Soviet times was masked. The towers were demolished, rebuilt façade, built in the style of neighboring buildings. Was used as the home of the athlete. In the 90-ies the Church returned and rebuilt, renovated. Inside were not. The outside is beautiful night and day in lighting!
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