Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Prizren

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Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour

The Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour (also known as Precinct of the Lady Helper Church and Con-cathedral of the Lady Helper) is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Prizren, Kosovo, seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Prizren-Priština.

History[edit]

The Cathedral of Prizren was commissioned in 1870 by Dario Bucciarelli, Archbishop of Skopje. Its clocktower was built by Thomas Glasnovic, a Croatian monk and architect. The cathedral among its frescoes features in the north side of the church a fresco of Skanderbeg painted in 1883 by Gjergj Panariti an Albanian monk and painter from Korçë.

References[edit]

42°12′24″N 20°44′15″E / 42.2068°N 20.7374°E / 42.2068; 20.7374