Bernardine Church

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The Bernardine church and monastery in Lviv is located in the city's Old Town, south of the market square. The monastery along with the Roman Catholic church of St. Andrew, today the Greek Catholic church of St. Andrew, now belong the Order of St. Basil the Great.

The Franciscan Observantists, known in the region as Bernardines after their monastery in Kraków in order to distinguish them from Franciscan Conventuals, were invited to Lviv by Andrzej Odrowąż in 1460. In 1509 the monastery was plundered by the Moldovan hospodar Bogdan III cel Orb. In the 17th century the present day church and monastery were constructed in the same place in the style of Italian and Dutch mannerism and consecrated in 1630. As the complex was located outside Lviv's city walls it was equipped with its own fortifications from the east and south, mostly taken apart at the beginning of the 19th century. In 1733 square belfry was added to the complex and in 1736 a monument to Saint John of Dukla, who died in the monastery in 1484, was built in front of the church.

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Comments (198)

ser-grey on January 27, 2013

NIKOS thank you for visiting my gallery, nice comment and L32

Kind regards from Ukraine, Serge

Səməd on January 27, 2013

Impressive! I liked.

ser-grey on January 27, 2013

Səməd thank you for visiting my gallery, nice comment and L33

Kind regards from Ukraine, Serge

Luca Salieri on January 27, 2013

Hello, Sergio, it's heard to say in words, but it's a nice picture. Greetings from Italy. Luca

ser-grey on January 27, 2013

Luca thank you for visiting my gallery, nice comment and L34

Kind regards from Ukraine, Serge

tu.andy on January 27, 2013

Good fhoto,
Like
greetings, andy

Eliseo.mc on January 27, 2013

Serge: LIKE 36 para este monumental monasterio brillando en la noche ucraniana.

Saludos de Eliseo.

Ijaz Ahmad on January 27, 2013

Excellent , Beautiful colors & Night Shot ! ,,,,Like!......,,Best greetings from Ijaz Ahmad

Luisa Gila Merino on January 27, 2013

Maravillosa fotografía nocturna. Muy bello edificio.

LK & FV.

Saludos cordiales, Luisa.

Passator Cortese PH on January 28, 2013

Wonderful Churc, scenery, colors, composition and night image!

Like 39 + Fav 18!

Kind regards from Italy, Francesco.

ser-grey on January 28, 2013

andy thank you for visiting my gallery, nice comment and L35

Kind regards from Ukraine, Serge

ser-grey on January 28, 2013

Eliseo thank you for visiting my gallery, nice comment and L36

Kind regards from Ukraine, Serge

ser-grey on January 28, 2013

Ijaz Ahmad thank you for visiting my gallery, nice comment and L37

Kind regards from Ukraine, Serge

ser-grey on January 28, 2013

Luisa thank you for visiting my gallery, nice comment and L38+F17

Kind regards from Ukraine, Serge

ser-grey on January 28, 2013

Francesco thank you for visiting my gallery, nice comment and L39+F18

Kind regards from Ukraine, Serge

nino evola on January 28, 2013

Excellent capture and interesting night shot.

YS+L

A dear greetings from italy

Nino

ser-grey on January 28, 2013

Nino thank you for visiting my gallery, nice comment and L40+F19

Kind regards from Ukraine, Serge

Vanni Lazzari on January 28, 2013

Molto bella, like. Saluti Vanni

ser-grey on January 28, 2013

Vanni thank you for visiting my gallery, nice comment and L41

Kind regards from Ukraine, Serge

Giovanni Magni (giov… on January 29, 2013

Bello questo scatto invernale alla chiesa.

L42

Video Roma ----- Wiever MAP

Ciao buona giornata, Giovanni

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Photo taken in Halyts'kyi district, Lviv, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine

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