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The Dominican Church in Chortkiv

Chortkiv is a town with a population of about 29 thousand people located in the southern part of Ternopil Oblast in western Ukraine, about 75 km south of Ternopil.

A lot of architectural and historical sights have been preserved in the central part of this town. Architectural monuments are of historical value and the background buildings of the late 19th – early 20th centuries give Chortkiv a special flavor. Chortkiv on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

The Dominican Church in Chortkiv, Ternopil Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

amazing Catholic church

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Libukhova is a village of about 300 people located 120 km southwest of Lviv. Here you can see an interesting wooden church, a distinctive feature of which is a massive pyramidal roof – the Church of the Intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary (1820).

In 1962, the church was closed by the Soviet authorities, but the community continued to take care of it. In 1989, the church was returned to the believers. Libukhova on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of the Intercession of the Virgin Mary in Libukhova, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

unusual pyramidal church

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Lazeshchyna is a large village with a population of about 4 thousand people located near the Yablunytskyj Pass, at the foot of the Petros and Hoverla mountains, in the southeast of Zakarpattia Oblast.

One of the local attractions is the wooden Church of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul, a typical example of Hutsul sacral architecture, built in 1827. In 1907, it was covered with an unusual turquoise color tin. Lazeshchyna on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul in Lazeshchyna, Zakarpattia Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

church of unusual color

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