Church of the Holy Spirit (Białystok, Poland)

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The '''Church of the Holy Spirit in Białystok''' is a modern Orthodox church, the biggest one in Poland. Its construction, started around 1980, has not yet been completed.  
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The '''Church of the Holy Spirit in Białystok''' is a modern Orthodox [[church]], the largest  in Poland. Its construction, started around 1980, has not yet been completed.  
  
The architect is Jan Kabac. The building has five domes, one central and four smaller ones. Its shape imitates fire descending from Heaven. The decoration of the interior is not yet completed, however, there are already frescoes of Old and New Testament saints on the walls. The church has two [[altar]]s and the highest [[iconostasis]] in Poland.  
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The architect is Jan Kabac. The building has five domes, one central and four smaller ones. Its shape imitates fire descending from Heaven. The decoration of the interior is not yet completed. However, there are already frescoes of Old and [[New Testament]] [[saint]]s on the walls. The church has two [[altar]]s and the highest [[iconostasis]] in Poland.  
  
In June 2006 the construction of the belltower was initiated. It is supposed to fit ten bells made by artisans from Archangel, Russia.  
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In June 2006 the construction of the [[bells|belltower]] was initiated. It is supposed to contain ten bells made by artisans from Archangel, Russia.  
  
 
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Revision as of 09:21, March 9, 2009

The Church of the Holy Spirit in Białystok is a modern Orthodox church, the largest in Poland. Its construction, started around 1980, has not yet been completed.

The architect is Jan Kabac. The building has five domes, one central and four smaller ones. Its shape imitates fire descending from Heaven. The decoration of the interior is not yet completed. However, there are already frescoes of Old and New Testament saints on the walls. The church has two altars and the highest iconostasis in Poland.

In June 2006 the construction of the belltower was initiated. It is supposed to contain ten bells made by artisans from Archangel, Russia.

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