Wooden gothic church

9_dreveny-kostol-vsetkych-svatych-v-tvrdosine_01The wooden church built in the middle of the 15th century is the oldest historic architectural monument in Tvrdošín.

Today, the church is restored in the Renaissance style from 1650 and 1653 – 1654 which is engraved in the triumphal arch on the side of the chancel. The Baroque altar from the turn of 17th and 18th centuries with its rich sculptural decoration without colours enables us to admire the beauty of pure lime tree wood and wood-carving the way its creators did just after finishing it.
In 1986 – 1993, extensive repairs and restoration of some parts of the building were done: long-restored800px-Unesco_Church_in_Tvrdošín historic furniture was placed inside, reinstallation of the whole internal decorat

ion, terraine adjustments, exchange of roofing, preservation of belfry, bastions and cemetery fence.

The church together with a stylish morgue built only recently create a unified and impressive architectural unit.

Church is opened in july and august from 10:00 till 16:00. You can arrange a visit by phone at different time. Church area and cache are accessible always.

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