Church of St. Catherine, Vilnius

The Church of St. Catherine (Lithuanian: Šv. Kotrynos bažnyčia, Polish: Kościół Św. Katarzyny) is a Roman Catholic church in Vilnius' Old Town.[2][3][4] It was founded by the Hetman of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and Voivode of Vilnius Jan Karol Chodkiewicz in 1618.[1]

Church of St. Catherine
Šv. Kotrynos bažnyčia
Catherine's Church.jpg
Façade of St. Catherine's
Religion
AffiliationRoman Catholic
DistrictOld Town
Location
LocationVilnius, Lithuania
Geographic coordinates54°40′54.40″N 25°16′52.40″E / 54.6817778°N 25.2812222°E / 54.6817778; 25.2812222Coordinates: 54°40′54.40″N 25°16′52.40″E / 54.6817778°N 25.2812222°E / 54.6817778; 25.2812222
Architecture
Architect(s)Johann Christoph Glaubitz (reconstruction 1741–1753)[1]
TypeChurch
StyleBaroque
FounderJan Karol Chodkiewicz[1]
Groundbreaking1618
Completed1625
Materialsplastered masonry

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Vilniaus Šventosios Kotrynos bažnyčia". vilniusgo.lt (in Lithuanian). 3 July 2017. Retrieved 25 November 2019.
  2. ^ "Church of St Catherine". vilnius-tourism.lt. 2 September 2011. Retrieved 25 November 2019.
  3. ^ "Vilniaus Šv. Kotrynos bažnyčia". pamatyklietuvoje.lt (in Lithuanian). Retrieved 25 November 2019.
  4. ^ "Šv. Kotrynos bažnyčia ir benediktinių vienuolynas". vle.lt. Retrieved 25 November 2019.