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Bakyrivka

The wooden St. Parascene church
The wooden St. Parascene church
Bakyrivka, Okhtyrka Region, is a village (379 residents) on the left bank of the wide valley of Vorskla River. The village is known since 1685. Here, on the bank of a branch of the river, there is the wooden St. Parascene church (19th c). The one dome five-frame church with the leant-to traditional belltower stands on the brick foundation; it is a rare wooden landmark in Sumy Oblast.


 
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