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Holy Spirit East Orthodox Church

Opens in 27 min: 08:00 - 11:00, 15:00 - 17:00
Open today: 08:00 - 11:00, 15:00 - 17:00
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Amazing experience

We were lucky to visit both the underground sanctuary and itselves temple with lots of gold... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Libor N
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Prague, Czech Republic
Orthodox !

Probably the church that should be visited the most ! One of the -few- best architectural... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2016
urkmezmert
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Bialystok, Poland
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 11:00, 15:00 - 17:00
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ul. Antoniuk Fabryczny 11 D, Bialystok 15-762, Poland
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+48 85 653 28 54
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We arrived today (27 August) at 10:50 and we found it closed when the closing time was 11:00. Really upsetting

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MarisaMellei
Reviewed 1 July 2018

In 1982 the communist authorities gave permission to build this church. The construction process took a long time. Eventually it was completed in 1999. The architect Jan Kabac wanted the shape of the structure to resemble fire descending from heaven. Indeed from some distance away...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Robert937
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Białystok has an advantage of being located in part of Poland renowned for its spiritual diversity. And this church is unlike majority of churches an EU tourist has experienced before. Personally, I did not like the exteriors, although I would definitely advise to take a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank sir_meeshoo
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We were lucky to visit both the underground sanctuary and itselves temple with lots of gold candlesticks, paintings, kneelings. Surely worth a visit - you will be amazed just as we did.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Libor N
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Probably the church that should be visited the most ! One of the -few- best architectural structures in the city. Must visit !

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank urkmezmert
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This was my number 1 monument in Bialystok. I was disappointed because I could not get a bus to go there. So, on the other day, I went early in the morning(the service was being held). Wow.... amazing archtecture, amazing icons, and though huge, it...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Ana L
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

The church was very ornate inside. Some really stunning artifacts and art to look at. Normal orthodox restrictions on shorts and women having head covering (I just don't get it) so plan accordingly.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Steve W
Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

I had my daughter christening here and yeah amazing place to be at. Do visit it if you like looking at building and admiring the work on the walls

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank James G
Reviewed 9 August 2015

For someone like me who never saw a Orthodox church it was special. Way different then our churches here in Luxembourg. Huge church and worth seeing :)

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank n0a3n
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

Some friends got married in this beautiful church. It was a traditional ceremony which lasted around an hour. There are no seats so expect a lot of standing. It is a stunning church and would recommend visiting if you're in the area.

Thank Isabelle D
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