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Hronsek - Wooden Church (SVK)
Slovakia

This articular wooden church, a rare historical jewel and contains a separate wooden belfry.The construction of the wooden church commenced on 23rd October 1725 and was consecrated on the 31st October 1726 on Martin Luther´s reformation anniversary. The nave has the form of a cross and is 8 m high, 26 m in length and 11 m wide. There are 30 windows. Vaults are barrel shaped, ionic columns are made from oak with decorative carving. Spruce and larch are used for other parts of the interior.The church has 1100 seats arranged amphitheatricaly. The separate belfry was built at the same time as the church, it has three bells. In front of the church stand four old time lime-trees, two of them are the same age as the church itself.

Copyright: Cibula Vincent
Type: Spherical
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Taken: 23/07/2009
Uploaded: 20/08/2009
Updated: 22/09/2014
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