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Church of the Heart of Jesus and the Convent of the Visitationists in Vilnius

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The Church of the Heart of Jesus is a significant monument of Baroque (finished in 1756). It is the only Roman Catholic church in Lithuania to be built along a Greek Orthodox cross design
The church has a large octagonal cupola (dome) and a very reach the elegant exterior. The interior is no less magnificent, although it was severely damaged during the Soviet time
After 1945, a prison was established in the church and convent buildings. The church interior and the plan of the convent buildings were transformed. After 1990, the sacral buildings are returned to their former owners

All photos are copyrighted by Vladislav B. Sotirovic

© Vladislav B. Sotirovic 2020

 
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