Beautiful polychromes

Wooden Greek Catholic tserkva of Simeon Stylites in Chyrzynka

Although the abandoned temple in Chyrzynka has a beautiful architectural design, it shares a similar fate to other Greek Catholic temples in that it has not been used since the 1940s. The typical dovetailed log structure with an internal tenon stands on a stone foundation and is covered by a ridge roof with cupolas. The interior is tripartite, with the presbytery separated by a log-type iconostasis, which also serves as a structural support for the building, characteristic of churches from the 16th and 17th centuries. Partially intact figural polychromes from the turn of the 20th century include the Resurrection scene, the Baptism in the Jordan, and the Entombment of the Three Kings.

Wooden church among autumn trees
A wooden church with an old brick bell tower

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