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Zhovkva Sights | Wooden Church of Nativity of Holy Virgin Mary (1705)
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Zhovkva Sights | Wooden Church of Nativity of Holy Virgin Mary (1705)
Wooden Church of Nativity of Holy Virgin Mary
was built to the efforts of Joseph and Irene Kyrnytsky and devout parishioners in 1705. The church was built by master-carpenter Kunash.

Baroque iconostasis with icons of 1708 - 1710 belongs to Zhovkva Art School of Ivan Rutkovych. Preserved cross "Crucifixion" of 1864 that hangs at the entrance to the church and altar "St.Nickolas" of XVIII -XIX century of unknown master.

Wooden Church of Nativity of Holy Virgin Mary restored in 1993-94 on expense of Zhovkva Vasylyyanskyi Monastery and in 1995-1996 restored iconostasis.

One-storey wooden church with dimensions of 15,7 meters long and 6,4 meters width. During the restoration in 1993 roof was covered with tin.

Near the church up to 1990s was a two-tiered wooden bell tower built in 1715. Instead of the old bell tower to northeast of the church built new bell tower on wooden pillars covered by three pyramidal roofs under which hang three bells.

You could visit Zhovkva Sights | Wooden Church of Nativity of Holy Virgin Mary (1705) with Ukraine Tour "Wooden Tserkvas of Carpathians"

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