Dominican monastery and church of the Virgin Mary in KletskTo book a tour
Dominican monastery and church of the Virgin Mary in Kletsk - a monument of architecture of baroque. The history of monastery begins in 1683.
The history says that the earth under a monastery was allocated with Stanislav Kazimir Radzivill in the city center – on the Market square. On a place of apartment houses a church there was at first, and later a monastery. The church is constructed of a brick. It was consecrated in 1684. Two towers and a triangular pediment between them – any architectural extravagances. But the main altar for which the temple was famous, was overgilded, decorated with a stucco molding.
Dominican monastery in Kletsk has lived a short life. After hundred years, in 1796 after partition of Poland it has passed to the Russian empire, only two monks (one of which was the prior) and three priests remains here. However at a monastery elementary school teachers.
The temple has been partially reconstructed in 1851. In the XX-th century beginning when Kletsk has appeared in territory of Poland, and almost till the end of World War II the temple operated as a church. After war the shop of mechanical factory here worked. In the end of the XX-th century the church again functions here.reveal all text