An ensemble of the former Dominican monastery in Palėvenė


The only example of late baroque in Aukštaitija. 1676-1965 Dominicans resided in Palėvenė. The monastery ensemble consisted of many brick and wooden buildings of various purposes, surrounded by a high masonry wall (the documents usually name eight "houses"). The most valuable building of the ensemble in terms of architectural and art history is the brick church, the construction of which began in 1671. The interior of the church is believed to have survived from the 18th century. the second half, as the former was destroyed during the Northern War. The interior of Palėvenė church with eight altars is one of the most original examples of the so-called folk baroque in Lithuania. Sacred art and music festivals are currently taking place in the ensemble of Palėvenė Monastery and Church. Various educational programs take place in the restored barn of the monastery.

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