Holy Protection Fortress-Church in Sutkivtsi

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In Sutkivtsi, a small village with a population of about 1,200 people located in Yarmolinetsky district of the , there is an amazing Orthodox church constructed in the 15th century.

This unique fortress-church built of gray stone with pointed, cone-shaped towers and loopholes is definitely a beautiful architectural monument.

The ground floor of the building was used as a church, the upper floor – as a fortification. The church was built in a time when Podolia was exposed to attacks of the nomads. . Photos by: .

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