Veisiejai Church of Saint George

1 S.Dariaus ir S.Girėno str., Veisiejai, Laizdijai distr., Lithuania

Veisiejai Church of Saint George

On the highest place of Veisiejai in 1817 was built The Church of Saint George, called Cathedral of Dzūkija. The Church was founded by manageress of the manor Oginskytė-Žinevienė. The church will impress you with its interior and the significant historical past. In 1965 the Veisiejai church was declared a local monument. The church is rich with artwork: the bell, sculptures The Crucifix, St. John Nepomukas, paintings transfiguration, St. Anthony, Stations of the Cross, mobile alart with painting of St.thony, organ. The belfry at the church has the oldest brass bell in the region, cast in 1650.
Building/development period. 1817

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