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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  • Specially came to listen to organ music. Since childhood I adore Bach. The inside is very beautiful, the scenery is stunning. I'll mention the great acoustics.
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  • It is a white church opposite the town hall. It is quieter than other Orthodox churches and is used by locals. Looking out at the town hall from the church, you can see minsk and flower beds painted with plants.
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