Thursday, 8 May 2014

Residence of Bukovinian and Dalmatian Metropolitans, Ukraine (UNESCO)

The Residence of Bukovinian and Dalmatian Metropolitans represents a masterful synergy of architectural styles built by Czech architect Josef Hlavka from 1864 to 1882. The property, an outstanding example of 19th-century historicist architecture, also includes a seminary and monastery and is dominated by the domed, cruciform Seminary Church with a garden and park. The complex expresses architectural and cultural influences from the Byzantine period onward and embodies the powerful presence of the Orthodox Church during Habsburg rule, reflecting the Austro-Hungarian Empire policy of religious tolerance.
Sender: Kseniya, Sent on: 22 Apr, 2014, Received on: 29 Apr, 2014, Travel time: 7 days

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