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  • Cultural Heritage
    The historic chapel and the wooden bell tower in Czernichów is one of the characteristic, sacral monuments of the Beskid landscape. The chapel dates from the eighteenth century. It is made of brick and covered with a roof of shingles. The wooden belfry is a post and beam construction, whose sloping walls are covered with wooden boards. The tower is protected with a shingled roof with a lantern, in which you can see a bell with an interesting history. From the side of the road, over the door, there is some space created for the chapel with a statue of the Virgin Mary.
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    The chapel of Saint Hedwig on the hill of Zadni Groń in Wisła is part of the mansion belonging to the President of the Republic of Poland. The wooden Tyrolean-style building was erected in 1909, at the time when the hunting mansion of the Habsburgs, which had been built a bit earlier) was already standing nearby. Today, the property is located in the area administered by the Office of the President,but it is open to the public. Both Evangelical and Catholic services are held here.
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    The wooden church of Saint Joseph in Istebna stands in a picturesque hamlet called Mlaskawka. It was moved here only just in 1997. Originally, it served residents in the hamlet of Trzycatek Jaworzynka, where it had been built in 1948 as a thanksgiving offering for the survival of the Second World War. The church is a traditional log cabin construction, with an interesting interior decorated with works by local artists.
  • Cultural Heritage
    The historic Church of Saint Barbara in the district of Mikuszowice Krakowskie of Bielsko-Biała is a Catholic parish church in the Diocese of Bielsko-Zywiec. The building from 1690, with a sloping roof is surrounded with wooden arcades called “soboty” in Polish. It is an example of wooden church architecture in the Silesia and Little Poland style. The church is located along the Wooden Architecture Trail of the Silesia province. Mikuszowice itself is an old town. Originally the village of Mikuszowice waspart of two principalities.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Stara Wieś
    The sixteenth-century wooden church in Stara Wieś is located near Wilamowice. Successive reconstructions changed somewhat original Little Poland-Silesian style of the building. The church was built on a small hill, surrounded by trees and the cemetery, and together with adjacent historic buildings of the former rectory and parish school forms a picturesque architectural ensemble. It is located on the Wooden Architecture Trail of the Silesia province.
  • Cultural Heritage
    The Church of Saint James the Apostle is the oldest shrine in Szczyrk. It was built between 1797 and 1800, on the main road to Bielsko. It is a wooden log cabin construction, covered with shingles. The tower is crowned with a distinctive tent-roof over the upper chamber. The interior is baroque and comes primarily from the liquidated Norbertine abbey church in Nowy Sącz.
  • Cultural Heritage
    In the village of Łodygowice near Żywiec there is a seventeenth-century church. It is located on the Wooden Architecture Trail of the Silesia province. Originally, it was a chapel, which was enlarged in later centuries. The church was built in a log wall construction, with a shingle roof made of larch wood. The shrine has arcades, which in the past served as shelter for the pilgrims visiting it. It is one of the largest wooden churches in the Polish Beskids.
  • Cultural Heritage
    One of the most beautiful wooden churches in Cieszyn Silesia is Saint Lawrence Church in Biełowicko. The building was erected in 1541. It has valuable furnishings, among others, a triptych, which may come from the time when the church was built. The church, as it was in the past, houses parish offices, although it did not serve this purpose for three centuries. The parish belongs to the diocese of Bielsko and Żywiec. The church is located on the Wooden Architecture Trail of the Silesia province.
  • Cultural Heritage
    The parish church in Grzawa, in the commune of Pszczyna, is one of the oldest and most valuable timber structures in the region. The characteristic tripartite church covered with a shingle roof and a small bell tower is also the oldest wooden Catholic church. The building, erected in a log cabin construction on the site of the former shrine, comes from the sixteenth century. The church is located on the Wooden Architecture Trail of the Silesia province.
  • Cultural Heritage
    In Pierściec, which is situated the north of Skoczów, in Cieszyn Silesia, we can encounter one of the few sanctuaries of Saint Nicholas in Poland. The local cult of the holy bishop of Myra is related to the miraculous salvation of his figures from the fire which burnt down the local wooden church at the beginning of the seventeenth century. Holy relics from the 60s of the last century can be found in the new church, which was built in the late nineteenth century.