A Dry Fir and Shiny Baubles. The Christmas Spirit Imprisoned in the Decaying Church [Czech Republic]

It was just another abandoned church hiding in some village in the Czech Republic. The same as in case of other forgotten sacral places, there was a beauty flowing from its bitten by time walls and decaying interior. However, this decaying temple had also something more—a detail that made it stuck in mind for a long time after leaving the site.

The thing making this place so unforgettable was an old Christmas tree—already dry but still decorated, as if it was waiting for the white season of the year. No matter how small the fir was in comparison to a huge space inside the building, this detail was the first thing attracting attention after entering the old wooden doors. It was also filling up the temple with a magical atmosphere of the Christmas spirit even when it was summer and green trees were surrounding the old temple and was making this gloomy place much cosier. Apart from this a bit unusual detail, this decaying temple had more elements making it so impressive. In a different way, of course. One of them were cracks on the walls which seemed to be not defects, but rather incredible ornaments.

It was also filling up the temple with a magical atmosphere of the Christmas spirit even when it was summer and green trees were surrounding the old temple and was making this gloomy place much cosier.

Apart from this a bit unusual detail, this decaying temple had more elements making it so impressive. In a different way, of course. One of them were cracks on the walls which seemed to be not defects, but rather incredible ornaments.

It is also worth to mention beautiful old pews—no matter that it had been already years as nobody was sitting there, they chased away the emptiness from the church.

One more impressive detail there was an elegant candleholder. Seeing it was temptating to stay there until it gets dark, just to see the candle it hold burning.

It was impossibe to miss there a stunning altar with stained glass windows surrounding it. That was probably the most impressive corner in the temple.

The beauty of this church could make stay there for a long time, however other places were waiting, so it was time to leave it. For the conclusion, a little bit more of the decaying interior of the temple and its magical atmosphere.

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