Neoclassical Architecture of Širvinos: St. Michael the Archangel Church

Church of St. Michael the Archangel

The Church of St. Michael the Archangel (Lithuanian: Šv. arkangelo Mykolo bažnyčia) is a Roman Catholic church located in Širvintos, Lithuania.




Five interesting facts about the church:

  • It was built in the Neoclassicism style.
  • It was designed by the Lithuanian architect Tomas Tišeckis and built between 1855 and 1860.
  • It was restored in the end of the 20th century.
  • It has a rectangular plan and two towers with a high pediment between them.
  • It has three naves separated by piers.


View of the Church of St. Michael the Archangel from the east, Sirvintos
View of the Church of St. Michael the Archangel from the east, Sirvintos

Širvintų bažnyčia
View of the Church of St. Michael the Archangel from the north-east, Sirvintos

Procesija
Procession, the Church of St. Michael the Archangel, Sirvintos


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Are you planning to visit Širvintos soon? You can find more information about opening times for visiting the Church of St. Michael the Archangel on the official website: http://www.sirvintuparapija.lt

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