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(祭壇群がまばゆい)聖ヨハネ(ヨノ)教会 The Church of St. Johns, St. John the Baptist and St. John the Apostle and Evangelist

(祭壇群がまばゆい)聖ヨハネ(ヨノ)教会 The Church of St. Johns, St. John the Baptist and St. John the Apostle and Evangelist

(観光おすすめ度★★★★★)聖ヨハネ(ヨノ)教会(洗礼者ヨハネおよび使徒であり福音書記者ヨハネの教会)は、リトアニアのヴィリニュスにある教会であり、ユネスコ世界遺産「ヴィリニュス歴史地区」の一部です。
The Church of St. Johns, St. John the Baptist and St. John the Apostle and Evangelist is a church in Vilnius, Lithuania and is a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Historic Centre of Vilnius.

The Church of St. Johns, St. John the Baptist and St. John the Apostle and Evangelist
The Church of St. Johns, St. John the Baptist and St. John the Apostle and Evangelist
The Church of St. Johns, St. John the Baptist and St. John the Apostle and Evangelist
The Church of St. Johns, St. John the Baptist and St. John the Apostle and Evangelist
The Church of St. Johns, St. John the Baptist and St. John the Apostle and Evangelist

聖ヨハネ(ヨノ)教会(洗礼者ヨハネおよび使徒であり福音書記者ヨハネの教会)が、ヴィリニュス大学の南東の角にあり、大中庭に面しています。そびえ立つ鐘楼は、69メートルの高さがあり、ヴィリニュス旧市街で最も高い建物です。聖ヨハネ教会は、洗礼者ヨハネおよび使徒であり福音書記者ヨハネの両者に献堂されているカトリック教会の教会です。聖ヨハネ教会は、1388~1426年に建てられ、鐘楼は、1600~1610年に建てられました。聖ヨハネ教会は、1737年の火事の後、1738~1748年にバロック様式で完全に改築されました。しかし、教会が1827~1828年に改築された折に、バロックの内装の大部分は破壊されました。聖ヨハネ教会は、ソビエト時代には、閉鎖され激しく損傷しました。聖ヨハネ教会は、1991年に教区民に返還されました。
The Church of St. Johns, St. John the Baptist and St. John the Apostle and Evangelist is located at the southeastern corner and on the Grand Courtyard of Vilnius University. The dominant bell tower is 69 metres tall and is the tallest building of the Vilnius Old Town (69 metres). The church is a Catholic church dedicated to both St John the Baptist and St John the Evangelist. The church was built from 1388 to 1426 and the bell tower was built from 1600 to 1610. The church was completely reconstructed in Baroque style from 1738 to 1748 after the fire in 1737. And yet the bulk of the Baroque interior was destroyed during the church was reconstructed from 1827 to 1828. The church was closed down and severely damaged in the Soviet times. The church was returned to its parishioners in 1991.

The Church of St. Johns, St. John the Baptist and St. John the Apostle and Evangelist
The Church of St. Johns, St. John the Baptist and St. John the Apostle and Evangelist

聖ヨハネ教会の配置は、ゴシック様式の構造を受け継いでいます。聖ヨハネ教会は、28メートルの幅で69メートルの長さです。
The layout of the Church of St. Johns still reflects its original Gothic structure. The church is 28-metres wide and 69-metres long.

The Church of St. Johns, St. John the Baptist and St. John the Apostle and Evangelist
The Church of St. Johns, St. John the Baptist and St. John the Apostle and Evangelist
The Church of St. Johns, St. John the Baptist and St. John the Apostle and Evangelist
The Church of St. Johns, St. John the Baptist and St. John the Apostle and Evangelist
The Church of St. Johns, St. John the Baptist and St. John the Apostle and Evangelist
The Church of St. Johns, St. John the Baptist and St. John the Apostle and Evangelist

聖ヨハネ教会には、内陣に幻想的な10の祭壇があります(1827年以前には内陣と身廊に22の祭壇があった)。祭壇は、半円状に異なる高さに配置され、絵画や彫刻によって非常に豊かに装飾されています。
The Church of St. Johns has a phantasmal composition of 10 altars in the presbytery (there were as many as 22 altars in the presbytery and naves before 1827). The altars are positioned in a semi-circle on varying planes and levels. The altars are abundantly decorated with paintings and sculptures.

The Church of St. Johns, St. John the Baptist and St. John the Apostle and Evangelist

聖ヨハネ教会には、豪華な祭壇群だけではなく、7の美しい礼拝堂があります。
The Church of St. Johns has 7 brilliant chapels as well as the splendid composition of the altars.

The Church of St. Johns, St. John the Baptist and St. John the Apostle and Evangelist
The Church of St. Johns, St. John the Baptist and St. John the Apostle and Evangelist

聖ヨハネ教会のオルガンは、ヴィリニュスで最も有名です。オルガンは、ソビエト時代に破壊されましたが、その後修復されました。
The organ of the Church of St. Johns was the most famous one in Lithuania. The organ was destroyed in the Soviet times and then was restored.

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