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Church of Saint Elijah the building of the Serbian Orthodox Church, which is located in the town of Coober Pedy in South Australia. Belongs Metropolitinate the New Zealand and Australian-built in 1993.
The church is unique in that it is built underground at a depth of 9 meters. Besides her under the surface housed the church and the parish house and church schools. The iconostasis was made of glass and painted, and the wall are carved murals. The Serbian Church also has unique murals – they are not painted on the walls, already committed to them. As if stained glass windows and detailed carved murals were not enough, in the cathedral there are also carved statues of saints enchanting beauty.
In addition to being an obvious example of incredible architecture, human ingenuity and skill, Church of St. Elijah the prophet gained international fame primarily because of the fact that it is located in the middle of the desert and under the ground.