Independent Ukraine (1992 - ...)
2019 / 5 ГРИВЕНЬ / НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ
МГАРСЬКИЙ СПАСО-ПРЕОБРАЖЕНСЬКИЙ МОНАСТИР / 400 РОКІВ
It is dedicated to the monastery, founded in 1619 on the picturesque elevation of the right bank of the Sula River near the village of Mgar, near the city of Lubny. The Mgar Spaso-Preobrazhensky monastery has always played an important role in the spiritual life of Ukraine. An Orthodox church fraternity was founded here, and thanks to a firm position in the fight against the expansion of the union on Ukrainian lands, the monastery quickly gained popularity and support among the Cossacks. The decoration of the monastery complex is the Transfiguration Cathedral - one of the outstanding examples of architecture of the Ukrainian Baroque era, built at the end of the 17th century. at the expense of hetmans Ivan Samoilovich and Ivan Mazepa. The temple impresses with its stucco molding, has an expressive vegetative character.