Pl. Muzeina, 3 – the former Dominican convent bell tower

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The bell tower is a component of the architectural ensemble of the Dominican Monastery (dating to the fifteenth-nineteenth centuries), the base of which is formed by the late Baroque church and the cell block. The bell tower was erected in 1865 (by the architect J. Braunzeiss) and built onto the church from the north.


The building is two-tiered, built from brick, plastered and crowned with a cupola. The walls are segmented with pilasters and a decorative balustrade between the tiers, with two flanking vases. A small balcony is set up over the entrance.

In the architecture of Lviv, the Dominican Church’s bell tower is an early example of Revival style (Neo-Baroque) of the second half of the nineteenth century.

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Pl. Muzeina, 3 – church of the Blessed Eucharist (former Dominican convent church)

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Pl. Muzeina, 1 – former Dominican Monastery

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The entry was developed within the project "Galiciana", 2001-2002

By Ihor Zhuk

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