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Church of St. Francis and St. Bernardine



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The main façade of the church includes two small towers, while further there is an octagonal bell tower, and a tympanum adorned with wavy Baroque contours

The church is large, with a length of 42,2 m, area of 24 m, and height of 19 m. Many famous Lithuanian-Polish nobles are buried in the church

The church had a defensive role, which was typical of the churches of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. The church was possessing four towers and a gallery with firing openings under the roof


All photos are copyrighted by Vladislav B. Sotirovic

© Vladislav B. Sotirovic 2020

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