Cesis: Kristus Apskaidrošanas Pareizticīgo Baznīca

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Located high on a slope overlooking Cesis Castle Park is Kristus Apskaidrošanas pareizticīgo baznīca – Christ Transfiguration Orthodox Church. On the orders of Earl Karl Sievers, the church was built in 1842 on the foundations of a former temple on the site.

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The highly colourful church features two raised pinnacled domes and plain engaged pilasters on each facade of the building.

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