Church of All Saints

Church of All Saints

Himarë, Al
Cen. XIX
Church
Off-Road
The church is located east of Himara castle.

The church is located east of Himara castle. It is a train basilica (15.8×31 m), with gyneconite and nave separated from the altar by a wooden iconostasis. It has two shades one from the south and one from the north. The columns are reinforced with wooden straps supported on the side walls and on each other. The ceiling is wooden and has various decorative elements with rosettes and geometric motifs. The single frescoes of the church are visible inside the apse and in a niche on its right side. Significant values ​​throughout the iconostasis of the church, which is made of wood and is decorated with zoomorphic and floral motifs. It had about 16 wooden columns carved with various motifs and arches were placed on its icons. The iconostasis had 4 doors. The carving reaches a depth of 7-8 cm especially on the cylindrical columns. Of interest is the church bell tower, the part of the dome where the bells were kept is alienated. The walls of the church are made of small stones, while the entrances are made of arches and squared stones. The corners of the church were also worked with squared stones.

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Cen. XIX
House Of Worship
Church
Basilica, Church
Architecture
Off-Road
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