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Basilian Monastery

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ID:
1541
Place
Buchach
Date:
1899
Technique:
Postcard
Size of the resource:
140x90 mm
Creator
Unknown
Collection
Library of the Institute of Ethnology Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Lviv
Copyright
Biblioteka Instytutu Narodoznawstwa, Lwów
Publisher
S. Halberg, Buchach
Description
A view of the Basilian Monastery from the center of Buchach. The monastery is located on the slopes of Fedir Mountain. The central building of the complex is the Church of True Cross constructed according to the project by well-known architect Schilzer in the late Baroque style on the site of a cathedral disassembled in 1752-1761. According to the project by well-known architect Gottfried Hoffmann, the creator of the Pochaiv Lavra, two-story monastery premises were added in 1761-1771. A bell tower built in 1849-1854 is located to the left of the monastery premises.
Nazar Kis
Tags:
Building of Basilian Monastery, church, bell tower
Category:
Monasteries
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