Church in Žehra is a world cultural site

It originated in the second half of the 13th century.

(Source: Oliver Ondráš, TASR)
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The Spiš region has a lot to offer to its visitors, such as Spiššský Castle and Spišské podhradie. However, tourists should not miss the church in nearby Žehra.

The Church of The Holy Spirit in Žehra is enlisted on the List of World Cultural Heritage UNESCO. It was built in second half of the 13th century in a combination of two architectural styles – Romanesque and Early Gothic.

There are unique Middle-Age frescos preserved in the interior of church. The Žehra church is also well-known thanks to its baroque, onion-domed shape.

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