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Orthodox Church from
1882

The Temple of Ascension of the Virgin Mary in Tuzla

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Why locals love it

The Temple of Ascension of the Virgin Mary in Tuzla is an indispensable symbol of Tuzla located in the central city area, east of the city park.

It was built in the period from 1874-1882 in a Serbian-Vascular style and belongs to the type of a single-nave church with a lace, a navy and an altar space. Rich icon and interior of the city was buil

Why you should visit it

An interesting story about this church is related to its architecture and in that time "mega stucture" project that happened.

Due to explotation of salt and sinking of central part of the city, architects had to find a way to build a stable church on such ground.

The solution lied in something which is normal for most skyscrapers today- POLES

Special tip

Try to find priest and ask him to show you the Orthodox Court and maybe you will taste some good wine.

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