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Church of St. Barbara in Vitebsk

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Type: Katolik churches Style: Neogothic Date of Foundation: 1 century Status: Republican value Vitebsk, Leningradskaya str., 25

Church of St. Barbara - a monument of architecture with features of Gothic and Neo-Roman style of the late XIX century. Designed by local engineer Victor Potrovski unplastered red brick at the site of a wooden, consecrated priest Motush in honor of St. Barbara and Joseph. When the church was also built wooden house of a priest and a small bolnichku.

Represents three-nave basilica with two towers on the main two-story facade. The towers are decorated with six gables. The facades are decorated with brickwork - belts cornice, arched windows. In the interior - the altars in the Roman-Gothic style, with an electronic organ. The area enclosed by a brick wall with brahma.

In 1935 the church was closed. The building was used as a warehouse fertilizers. During the Great Patriotic War the tower was partially destroyed. In the 1988-1990 restoration work began. Through the efforts of his father Janusz Skecheka the current church was the Catholic church. reveal all text

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Address Vitebsk, Leningradskaya str., 25 GPS Google: 55.201161′ N, 30.180212′ E