This church was standing on the high bank of Nyoman since XII century. In the beginning of XX century a big flood destroyed half of it since part of the bank with southern wall of the church went down into the river. It wasn't reconstructed but a wooden wall was added from this side. Still a unique technique of building churches brought from North of Russia (Pskov, Novgorod) could be observed. Hundreds of ceramic vessels are enclosed into the walls with their entrances directed into the church to enhance acoustic resonance. There are ornaments and crosses on the outside of the northern wall made of colored stones and ceramic majolic plates that have preserved their brightness since XII c.

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