Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Minsk

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    Church of St. Peter and St. Paul

    by HORSCHECK Written Feb 21, 2012

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    The Russian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, which is often referred to as the "Yellow Church", is the oldest church of Minsk.

    The Baroque Church was built between 1611 and 1613 with donations of more than 50 noblemen and local inhabitants.

    Like most other churches it was closed during the Soviet era and used for fish storage, residential dwellings and document archieve.

    Directions:
    The Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul can be found in Minsk's city centre on the southern side of the Svisloch River, just south of the Metro stop "Nemiga".

    Address: Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, ul. Rakovskaya 4, Minsk

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    by Odiseya Written Aug 24, 2013

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    Beautiful yellow church is actually Orthodox Church and it is oldest religious building in Minsk. It was build in 1613 and it was surviving massive destruction during WWII.

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