The Romanesque church in Kalinčiakovo is a Reformed chapel, originally built in the 12th century in the Romanesque style. The building has been the property of the Reformed Church in Slovakia since 1655.
After a fire damaged the building, the chapel was rebuilt between 1833 and 1835, with further renovations in 1932 and from 1957 to 1958. The 1833 fire revealed some frescoes depicting celestial bodies and animals.
The church is built from hewn stones and strengthened with stooks. The typical Romanesque semicircular apse is vaulted by concha. The apse is continued by aisle. The Romanesque windows survived the fire. In 1932 the Romanesque portal was revealed on the south frontlet. The Classicist organ dates from 1833. Originally the church was enclosed within a fortress wall of which only a slightly rising entrenchment remained.References:
Narikala is an ancient fortress overlooking Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, and the Kura River. The fortress consists of two walled sections on a steep hill between the sulphur baths and the botanical gardens of Tbilisi. On the lower court there is the recently restored St Nicholas church. Newly built in 1996–1997, it replaces the original 13th-century church that was destroyed in a fire. The new church is of 'prescribed cross' type, having doors on three sides. The internal part of the church is decorated with the frescos showing scenes both from the Bible and history of Georgia.
The fortress was established in the 4th century and it was a Persian citadel. It was considerably expanded by the Umayyads in the 7th century and later, by king David the Builder (1089–1125). Most of extant fortifications date from the 16th and 17th centuries. In 1827, parts of the fortress were damaged by an earthquake and demolished.