Corpus Christi Church, Nesvizh

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Façade of the church.
The interior of the church

The Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh, Belarus, is an early Jesuit church[1] and one of the oldest baroque structures outside Italy,[2] influencing the later architecture of Poland, Belarus and Lithuania. Commissioned by Prince Nicholas Radziwill and constructed in 1587-1593 by Gian Maria Bernardoni during the times of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth,[2] it contains tombs of powerful Radiziwiłł family members.

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  2. ^ a b Andrzej Piotrowski, Architecture of Thought. University of Minnesota Press, 2011, p.142-143, 297-298.

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Coordinates: 53°13′14.49″N 26°41′1.49″E / 53.2206917°N 26.6837472°E / 53.2206917; 26.6837472