The Russian Orthodox Church of St. Michael and St. Constantine



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It is one of the most attractive Russian Orthodox churches in Vilnius: the exterior is a profusion of shining onion-shape domes; but the interior is remarkably serene. The interior’s simplicity is interupted only by an elaborate iconostasis

The internal space is created by two huge pairs of parallel semi-circular arches, intersecting at the top under the central dome which is also the main source of light

A panel on the right of the iconostatis depicts the two saints, both from noble families in the Middle Ages, to whom the church is dedicated


All photos are copyrighted by Vladislav B. Sotirovic

© Vladislav B. Sotirovic 2020

 

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