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The Gothic churches of Ukraine

I’m always impressed by the huge pomp of Gothic cathedrals, temples and churches; all these sharp items, bending, steeples give the building something of the mystic and slowest. Even before you get inside the Church, near the entrance time to feel its greatness and pressure on his person. And organ music paired with a well-equipped acoustics, just hypnotize a person and made to feel his insignificance before the Almighty!

For some wonders need to go thousands of miles away, others are at our feet. but we do not notice them! Now, I represent to your attention the most beautiful buildings in Gothic and neo-Gothic style on the territory of Ukraine. You do realize that prior to the Gothic of Germany and the Czech Republic them away, but to see and admire.

1. The Church of St. Stanislaus (Chortkiv)

Address: St. Shevchenko, 2

First beauty, of course, the Church. Stanislav, that’s why he was in the top 15 of the architectural masterpieces of Ukraine. Dominican Church – it is a bright representative of the Gothic revival style, built in the early XX century, was once part of the defense complex of the city. In our category it is, of course, “the King of Gothic of Ukraine”.

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Gothic cathedrals essay

Gothic cathedrals essay

the Gothic Cathedral as a reflection of medieval notions.  The theme of the essay “the Gothic Cathedral as a reflection of medieval

ideas about the world and God” is not casual. Beyond doubt,

theme . Gothic architecture — Wikipedia  the Construction of Gothic churches was delayed for many decades,

however, it did not hinder the religious life. The construction of the altar

part . Abstract Gothic Architecture  a Special place in art was Gothic Cathedral – the highest example of synthesis

architecture, sculpture and painting (mostly stained glass).”The frozen music” of the Gothic style abstract * Gothic style in the architecture of temples, cathedrals, churches, monasteries.

Gothic . Abstract: Gothic cathedrals of France – BestRefera

Its highest expression was the Gothic Church with its unity

architectural . SYMBOLISM AND the DEVICE of the ORTHODOX CHURCH * Altar marks the region of existence of God, the temple proper.

Gothic churches are particularly distinguished by high abundance and frequent Windows . Gothic art History of medieval culture * Gothic style was born of the culture of the emerging cities, earlier.

Masterpieces of Gothic architecture in the world recognized as the Champs.

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What to see in Prague

What to see in Prague. The old town square, Charles bridge, Prague Castle.

The Czech capital of Prague is in Central Europe, and is, like, the border between East and West. No wonder “Praha” means “threshold”. The rich history of the city affected the abundance of attractions. Today we tell only about the most significant places of Old Prague, which can be easily explored on foot; the shoes are comfortable not sure.

The old town square in Prague

Old Prague called Old town. And the center of Stare mesto is the old town square. In ΧΙΙΙ century here was located the Old market. The area is interesting not only in itself, but the fact that it is a concentrated mass of attractions. Initial inspection will take at least a few hours.

On the square is the old town hall. After the reconstruction after the Second World War it looks like two buildings connected together. The town hall tower which has a height of about 70 meters, opened to the public. It offers wonderful views of the city. The tower has an astronomical clock – Prague Orloj, which in itself is a wonderful attraction. Watches are not just watches, but a planetarium. Watches consist of many parts, main of which are:

astronomical disks, showing the position of the Sun and moon moving every hour the figures of the apostles and other characters of the dial with medallions, meaning months

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The Gothic churches of Ukraine
I'm always impressed by the huge pomp of Gothic cathedrals, temples and churches; all these sharp items, bending, steeples give the building something of the mystic and slowest. Even before…

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The Royal portal of the Cathedral Shatskogo
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