Palūšė

St. Joseph church

Most famous architectural sight in Palūšė is the church of St. Joseph together with belfry. This wooden ensemble was built in XVIII century and now it is the oldest wooden church in Lithuania. There are some valuable examples of folk art - paintings, wood carvings, brass bells with baroque ornaments.

In the church the father of composer Mikas Petrauskas and singer Kipras Petrauskas worked as an organist.

Palūšė church was pictured on 1 Litas note.


Church of Saint Joseph in PalūšėBelfry of Saint Joseph church in Palūšė
Saint Joseph's church in Palūšė
 
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