Church of Our Lord Jesus and the Trinitarian Monastery



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The interior sculptural décor was created by Pietro Perti (Italian master) in 1700-1705. Twin towers were built on in the 18th century. It was built by the efforts of Casimir Sapieha the Younger (1637-1720) in 1694-1717
On the façade frieze two Christian soldiers taken into captivity by the Muslims are represented. The main goal of the Trinitarian Order was returning such captives to their homelands
The church has an impressive cupola (dome), the interior is adorned with stucco relief works and sculptures – a large part of them is survived. The church is a “sister” to the Church of St. Peter and St Paul in Vilnius (Antakalnis)

All photos are copyrighted by Vladislav B. Sotirovic

© Vladislav B. Sotirovic 2019

 
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