Siauliai Cathedral

Šiauliai, Lithuania

A Samogitian elder M. Kęsgaila built the first wooden church in Šiauliai in 1445. Later, the church was destroyed several times, burned down, until it got its present Renaissance appearance in the early 17th century. When pope John Paul II established Šiauliai Diocese, the church became a Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul. The church is painted from inside and outside with two shades of white. The Cathedral is surrounded by a brick wall with small watch towers at corners and firing openings.

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Founded: 17th century
Category: Religious sites in Lithuania

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art gio (19 months ago)
Feel the Christmas mood
Rima Riapsiene (2 years ago)
Super
Ben marcacci (2 years ago)
Beautiful church, built in somewhat like a fortress.
bobijs lv (3 years ago)
Nice
劉彥麟 (4 years ago)
The guide told us that this church has a name "swam"! If you want to know more about it,enter the church and find it's history!
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