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Ruzhansky basilian monastery and church of St. Peter and Paul

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Type: Monasteries, Churches Style: Baroque Date of Foundation: 18 century Status: Republican value Republic of Belarus, Brest region, Prugany district, Ruzhany village

Peter and Pavel Church (formerly Uniate) in conjunction with the construction of the monastery occupies the entire one side of the square in Ruzhany. The church was built in 1762-1778 years. in the style of baroque by foundation of Christina of Sapieha genus. Incidentally, a wooden church known since 1568 was formerly in place of brick Church.

Special attention should be the main facade of the church of St.. Peter and Paul. He concentrated all his attention to the master, brought together into a unified and expressive art form and details of the composition of baroque architecture. The main facade of St. Peter and Paul Church is represented as a kind of shield for the volume of the building. The shape of the shield is close to the square. Static composition is disturbed only in the middle of having krepovku layered tower with pilasters and domes.

Residential building of Basilian monastery was built in 1784-88 years. brick on the south side of the church. The building is rectangular, two-storey, with hipped roof.

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Address Republic of Belarus, Brest region, Prugany district, Ruzhany village GPS Google: 52.866399′ N, 24.888673′ E