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Orthodox church built without a single nail

Holy Trinity Cathedral - Monument of the Ukrainian Baroque of XVIII century

Holy Trinity Cathedral – Monument of the Ukrainian Baroque of XVIII century

Orthodox church built without a single nail. Holy Trinity Cathedral – Orthodox church; unique wooden structure built by Cossacks in 1778 without a single iron nail in Novoselitsy (Novomoskovsk). The Monument of the Ukrainian Baroque of XVIII century. By creating a masterpiece of wooden architecture, the soldiers of Christ tried to preserve for posterity a piece of the Orthodox faith. The temple was built according to all canons of wooden architecture. The main tool was an ax. How masters have achieved such a high precision manufacturing parts of the temple, still remains a mystery.

Holy Trinity Cathedral - Monument of the Ukrainian Baroque of XVIII century

Holy Trinity Cathedral – Monument of the Ukrainian Baroque of XVIII century

Inside the temple is even more beautiful, has a festive look. It has a great room, common ceiling with 9 towers domes, in which the walls – high windows. In the center and sides hang the original chandeliers. The west side of the entrance is a balcony with cast iron grate – for the choir. At the east side – raised floor under the altar. Average high altar, taken from the old church was consecrated May 13, 1778.

Holy Trinity Cathedral - church built without a single nail

Holy Trinity Cathedral – Monument of the Ukrainian Baroque of XVIII century

Holy Trinity Cathedral - church built without a single nail

Holy Trinity Cathedral – Monument of the Ukrainian Baroque of XVIII century

church built without a single nail

Holy Trinity Cathedral – church built without a single nail, monument of the Ukrainian Baroque of XVIII century

The Holy Trinity Cathedral stamp (1996-12-25)

The Holy Trinity Cathedral stamp (1996-12-25)

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