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.
Czaniec lies on the Soła river, at the foot of the Little
Beskids, near Kęty. The local church dates from the interwar
period, and it was built making use of an earlier Baroque
tower, which had remained after the previous building.
Moreover, there were three churches standing, here. At
present, the shrine is surrounded by a cult of the sixteenthcentury painting of the Polish Pope John Paul II comes from
Czaniec in the Little Beskid is known for the dam on the Sola River, a historic manor house and a church and the fact that Karol Wojty³a’s, pope John Paul II’s, ancestors came from here. But few know that in this village there is an unusual monument of technology – an old paper factory, which uses one of the few preserved in the world Girard’s turbins. Now, the factory changed into a small water power plant with this still operating unique turbine.
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.
Among the monuments found in the village of Czaniec, at
the foot of the Little Beskids, it is worth seeing a fortified
manor. This noble residence, dating from the seventeenth
century, underwent several reconstructions, made both at
the time of its construction and in later periods. The
property, which has been deteriorating in recent years, is
privately owned, and has been recently renovated and
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