Descent of the Holy Spirit Church

Potelych, Ukraine

Wooden Descent of the Holy Spirit Church was built in suburb of Potelych, Ukraine in 1502 on the place of a church that was burned down by tatars. It is the oldest wooden church in Lviv Oblast. The structure consists of three wooden naves and a brick sacristy.

In 2013 Holy Trinity Church was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List among 16 wooden tserkvas of Carpathian Region in Poland and Ukraine.



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Р40 87, Potelych, Ukraine
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Founded: 1502
Category: Religious sites in Ukraine


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Галина Вишинська (18 months ago)
The oldest temple of Galicia, protected by UNESCO
Катехитична комісія Харківський екзархат (18 months ago)
Ancient pearl of Christianity of Ukraine!
Володимир Карпляк (19 months ago)
One can not dislike. This is a spiritual place.
олександр ручко (2 years ago)
One of the oldest wooden churches in Ivano-Frankivsk region. The history of the church is connected with Nastya Lisovskaya (Roksolana)
Taras Vons (2 years ago)
One of the oldest churches in Ukraine
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