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Joy of All Who Sorrow Church.

By LotaLota
From the photo album "Wooden Heritage in Lithuania".
Joy of all who Sorrow Church is an Eastern Orthodox church in Druskininkai, Lithuania. It is dedicated to the icon of the Joy of All Who Sorrow. The church was built in 1865 after Druskininkai become a highly popular spa town visited by many wealthy Russians. The vice-governor of Grodno, Yakov Rozhnov, announced a collection of funds in the whole country. Among the contributors, there was the granddaughter of general Mikhail Ilarionovich Kutuzov, Yekaterina, who offered the sum needed for the construction of the iconostasis. Rozhnov himself also donated ten thousand rubles. The church was built between 1861 and 1865. Up from 1890, the Orthodox parish in Druskininkai also ran a school for girls of different confessions.

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leo_nid 5 12
6 Dec 2018 9:33AM
a lovely shot and interesting write-up
6 Dec 2018 9:46AM
Wonderful capture of this church ⛪️. Great 👍 composition. Well done Jonas.
Mollycat Plus
9 21 2 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2018 10:06AM
Superb capture of this beautiful church, and an interesting narrative.
6 Dec 2018 10:07AM
Beautiful church and surroundings, very interesting write up too.
6 Dec 2018 11:49AM
A superb image of this beautiful church, Jonas.
A very interesting and informative narrative.

6 Dec 2018 12:22PM
A very lovely church in blue Jonas.

6 Dec 2018 2:43PM
A beautiful image of this Eastern Orthodox Church.
dudler Plus
19 2.0k 1975 England
6 Dec 2018 10:21PM
What a wonderful concept - the Joy of All Who Sorrow.
Chinga Plus
12 112 3 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2018 12:16PM
An exquisite and unique building! Well seen.
Isabel GrinGrin
Tooma 6 2.2k 3 Scotland
11 Jan 2019 9:20PM
Lovely shot of a beautiful and distinctive building. Nice one, Jonas. Smile

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