Archcathedral Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Minsk

4.6
#4 of 18 in Historic Sites in Minsk
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. Plan to visit Archcathedral Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary during your Minsk vacation using our convenient Minsk trip planner.
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  • It is a restored temple and it looks impressive. Inside there is an organ and sometimes concerts of music organs are held.
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  • The main Catholic cathedral of Belarus, there is no special luxury, but there is spirituality. The place is interesting to visit not only Catholics, inside the city bustle quietly and joyfully. It is interesting to walk along the inner perimeter, on the walls there is a lot of historical information.
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