Church of Saints Simon and Helen

Local nameКостёл святого Симеона и святой Елены
LocationMinsk, Republic of Belarus

Church of Saints Simon and Helena also known as the Red Church is a Roman Catholic church on Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus.

This neo-Romanesque church was designed by Polish architects Tomasz Pajzderski and Władysław Marconi. The cornerstone was laid in 1905 and the church was completed in 1910. The bricks for its walls were sourced from Częstochowa, whilst the roof tiles came from Włocławek. Its construction was financed by Edward Woyniłłowicz, a prominent Belarusian-Polish landowner, businessman and civic activist. The church was named and consecrated in memory of Woyniłłowicz's two deceased children, Szymon and Helena.

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Plan of Church of Saints… @ Tomasz Pajzderski, Wladyslaw Markoni

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Church_of_Saints_Simon_and_Helena

Coordinates 53°53'47.399" N 27°32'51.261" E

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