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Church of the Nativity of the Virgin in Vorokhta

Vorokhta is an urban village located in Ivano-Frankivsk region, at an altitude of 850 meters above sea level, on the Prut River. This place is a training center of Ukrainian athletes in ski jumping, biathlon, cross-country skiing.

Also, this village has one of the oldest monuments of Hutsul wooden architecture (the early or mid-17th century) – Church of the Nativity of the Virgin. This wooden church built without a single nail stands on a hill in the northern part of the village. Photos by: anderver.

Church in Vorokhta, Ivano-Frankivsk region, Ukraine, photo 1

Church in Vorokhta, Ivano-Frankivsk region, Ukraine, photo 2

Church in Vorokhta, Ivano-Frankivsk region, Ukraine, photo 3

Church in Vorokhta, Ivano-Frankivsk region, Ukraine, photo 4

Church in Vorokhta, Ivano-Frankivsk region, Ukraine, photo 5

Church in Vorokhta, Ivano-Frankivsk region, Ukraine, photo 6

Church in Vorokhta, Ivano-Frankivsk region, Ukraine, photo 7

Church in Vorokhta, Ivano-Frankivsk region, Ukraine, photo 8

Church in Vorokhta, Ivano-Frankivsk region, Ukraine, photo 9

Church in Vorokhta, Ivano-Frankivsk region, Ukraine, photo 10

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Church in Vorokhta, Ivano-Frankivsk region, Ukraine, photo 14

Church in Vorokhta, Ivano-Frankivsk region, Ukraine, photo 15

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