Transfiguration Church, Navahrudak

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Transfiguration Church, Navahrudak. The pointed windows mark the older chapels from the Gothic period.

Transfiguration Roman Catholic Church in Navahrudak, Belarus, is a Baroque church erected in 1712–1723, replacing an earlier Gothic building from the late 14th century, and originally consecrated under the title of Corpus Christi. Two Gothic chapels survive and are included in the Baroque building.

In 1799 the poet Adam Mickiewicz was baptized in this church.

Closed in 1857, re-opened in 1906. Currently active.

Sources[edit]

  • Т. Габрусь, Новагародскі фарны касцёл // Энцыклапедыя "Вялікае Княства Літоўскае", т. 2., Мінск, 2007, с. 363. (in Belarusian)
  • Т. Габрусь, Духоўныя абаронцы Айчыны // "Наша вера", 3(17)/2011. (in Belarusian)

Coordinates: 53°36′05″N 25°49′49″E / 53.60139°N 25.83028°E / 53.60139; 25.83028