Muravanka Fortified Church

Muravanka, Belarus

Muravanka Fortified Church was built between 1516 and 1542. Together with earlier Suprasl' and Synkavichy churches it represents an original class of church-fortresses that appeared in Belarus in 15th-16th centuries.These are compact in plan, rectangular buildings flanked in the corners with towers. The top of the walls are fortified with mashykooli and shooting windows. There were cellars in the basement with water and food for the sieged defenders.

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M6, Muravanka, Belarus
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Founded: 1516
Category: Religious sites in Belarus

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Alfika G (11 months ago)
Unique temple-fortress
Алексей Голубинский (12 months ago)
One of the few defense-type churches on the territory of Belarus and perhaps the most beautiful. Definitely worth a visit. Permanently accompanied by the dog that is in the photo)
Сергей Якшевич (13 months ago)
On the road Minsk - Grodno, not far from the village of Mozheikovo, this temple is located. It is very convenient to stop by and there is something to see. And if you manage to listen to Father Kirill, you will learn a lot of interesting information about this place.
Виктория Романюк (15 months ago)
If you get to the Temple, do not miss the opportunity to climb the rdna from the towers. A unique chance to touch the history! And the impressions and sensations of going up and down the narrow spiral staircase will remain in your memory for a long time!
Natalya Me (15 months ago)
Absolutely unique atmosphere I would like to come back again and again Amazing vaults The bell tower opens up Amazing view I definitely recommend visiting
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