Nyzhniy Verbizh Church

Nyzhniy Verbizh, Ukraine

Wooden church of Nativity of Blessed Virgin Mary was built in 1788 (1808) and belongs to the well-preserved five-domed church of Hutsul style.There are preserved iconostasis of early nineteenth century with magnificent carvings of rococo painting and ancient icons.

The church was covered by tin in 1990. In the late 80's - early 90's when in Soviet Union ruled barter tin to Western Ukraine imported from Russia and Eastern regions. In exchange carried potatoes and other products.

Today Wooden church of Nativity of Blessed Virgin Mary is part of the UNESCO World Heritage site of Wooden Tserkvas of the Carpathian Region in Poland and Ukraine.

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Founded: 1788
Category: Religious sites in Ukraine

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