Saturday, April 6, 2013

Residence of Bukovinian and Dalmatian Metropolitans, Ukraine

The complex was the seat of the (arch)bishop of the Bukovinian Orthodox Church, which developed while this region was under Austrian Habsburg rule. It is located in the city of Chernivtsi and is now in use as a University. It was built by Czech architect Josef Hlavka from 1864 to 1882. 

The property also includes a seminary and monastery and is dominated by the domed, cruciform Seminary Church with a garden and park. 

It was included in the Unesco World Heritage list in 2011.

900th Anniversary of the Charter of Vladimir Monomakh (1053 – 1125)


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