Archangel Michael's Cathedral

Mozyr, Belarus

The Archangel Michael's Cathedral is a Belarusian orthodox cathedral church of the Eparchy of Turov located in Mozyr. The church was built in 18th century as a Catholic church of Franciscan monastery in late baroque style in the form of two-towered three-nave basilica.

In 1745 Marszałek Kazimierz Oskierka start the building of new stone Franciscan (in Poland called 'Bernardine') monastery with a big church in its center.

After partitions of Poland Mozyr was in Russian Empire. After January Uprising (1863–64) quite all catholic monasteries and many churches in modern Belarus and Ukraine were closed, so in 1864 Mozyr franciscan church was transferred to the orthodox church.

From 1937 to 1941 the cathedral was turned into a prison of the NKVD of Polesie region.

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Founded: 1745
Category: Religious sites in Belarus

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Умиротворённое место.
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Отличное место для отдыха от суеты. Сейчас идет ремонт, но собор работает. Здесь красиво. Много икон. Иногда сюда привозят чудотворные иконы, святые мощи. С левой стороны церкви можно набрать святой воды, вход с улицы. Красиво проводят службы, особенно праздничные.
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