Roman church in Kalinciakovo

Roman church in Kalinciakovo

The most significant building in the Kalinčiakovo village, Levice district, Slovakia, is a Roman style reformed chapel from the 12th century. After a fire damaged the building, the chapel was rebuilt from 1833 to 1835, reconstructed in 1932 and from 1957 to 1958. The church is property of Calvinist Church from 1655. During fire in 1833 some frescoes of celestial bodies and animals appeared. The church is built from hewn stones and strengthened with stooks.

Typical roman semicircular apse is vaulted by concha. The apse is continued by aisle. The Roman windows was saved on the church. In 1932 the Roman portal was revealed on the south frontlet.The Classicist organ is from 1833. Originally the church was enclosed within a fortress wall of which only a slightly rising entrenchment remained.

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