Church of the Descent of the Holy Spirit

The descent of the Holy Spirit, built in 1502, is one of the wooden tserkvas found in Poland and Ukraine. This exceptional Galician-style monument was painted between 1620 and 1640 and restored in 1831, 1903, 1923 and 1970-1972.

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Great Synagogue

The Great Synagogue of Zhovka was built in the 1690s and serves as a good example of a late Renaissance fortress style synagogue with baroque additions. The synagogue was designed to protect Jews from invasions and to this day a passageway to the roof and underground shelters exist. It was included in the 2000 World Monuments Watch.