St. George's Church

Šiauliai, Lithuania

The red brick St. George's Church was built in 1909 as a garrison church for tsarist troops stationed in the city. The classic neo-Byzantine building was taken over by the city’s Catholics in 1919 and remodelled along less Orthodox lines in 1923. Suffering the usual Soviet fates and misfortunes, the building was used for non-religious purposes for many years before being returned to the Catholic Church and subsequently consecrated once more in 1999.

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Founded: 1909
Category: Religious sites in Lithuania

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Laima Beržinytė Gulbinienė (2 years ago)
Photographers are dark, need extra lighting especially in the cold season ? clergy are kind, humane.
Vladas Misgirdas (2 years ago)
An old church with own soul of silence.
Valdas Vitkauskas (2 years ago)
Old church like many others
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