Saints Peter and Paul Church, Iwye

Saints Peter and Paul Church
Касцёл cвятых Пятра і Паўла

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Basic information
Location Iwye, Belarus
Geographic coordinates 53°55′57.25″N 25°46′51.16″E / 53.9325694°N 25.7808778°E / 53.9325694; 25.7808778Coordinates: 53°55′57.25″N 25°46′51.16″E / 53.9325694°N 25.7808778°E / 53.9325694; 25.7808778
Affiliation Roman Catholic
Architectural description
Architectural type Church
Architectural style Late Gothic and Baroque
Materials clay bricks

Saints Peter and Paul Church in the town of Iwye, Belarus is a Brick Gothic church, partly altered in Baroque fashion. It is currently an active Roman Catholic church belonging to the Diocese of Grodno. It is included in the list of protected historical and cultural heritage of Belarus.[1]

Built in 1491–1495, in the 16th century the church became Protestant and then, in the 17th century, Catholic again. For a long time a Franciscan monastery existed near the church.[2]

  1. List of protected monuments on the official site of Iwye Rajon (in Belarusian).
  2. Т. Габрусь. Саборы помняць усё: готыка і рэнесанс у сакральным дойлідстве Беларусі. Мінск, 2007. С. 35–37.
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