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Saint George the Martyr Church

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Saint George the Martyr Church

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When visiting the castle it is worth to walk to this right next to it church. It is impressive with all the beayrufull paintings and ornaments. Both restored and worn paintings to study.
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Located in western end of the old town is the Church of St George the Martyr, featuring a nice Gothic style, which had a wedding going on
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Church is currently in restoration but you can tell it’s going to be absolutely beautiful when it’s finished restoration may take another year or so and you can go in and look during the restoration and you can see the foundation of the different bricks I didn’t
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It is a pity to see what Soviet occupation has done to this church and monastery. During the occupation church was a warehouse. Church originates from 1487 and has it share beating in its history. Now people try to restore it. Inside is box to support. It suppose to have
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This church has suffered much over the years and latterly was used as store by the Russians. The congregation has started on a massive restoration of this enormous building and there is much to do. We were there on a Sunday morning and observed the church was very full with
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