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The Wooden Church of St Archangel Michael in Księży Las


Księży Las is a village located in the commune of Zbrosławice, in the district of Tarnowskie Góry. There is a fifteenth-century late Gothic church of Saint Archangel Michael here. This is one of the oldest churches in the region, which has been repeatedly rebuilt. Currently, the shrine is a branch church of the parish of Nativity of John the Baptist in Kamieniec. The church in Księży Las t is one of the monuments lying along the Gliwice section of the Gliwice Wooden Architecture Trail of the Silesia province.

Location
street Wiejska 2
42-674 Księży Las
Zbrosławice
Upper Silesian Agglomeration, Silesia
in the country
Contact data
: 32 233 78 84
General Information
: churches, wooden architecture, architectural monuments, sacred monuments, history sources
Prices & amenities
: admission free
Availability
: whole year
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Nearby
Łubie
The magnificent palace in Łubie near Pyskowice is one of the many Upper Silesian remains left by the distinguished Scottish family of the Baildons. John Baildon - inventor and entrepreneur - was active in the first half of the nineteenth century. He laid foundation for the development of the Silesian iron metallurgy. His son, Arthur, built an Eclectic palace in Łubie. The palace is adorned with a four-column portico on the south side. Today, it houses a nursing home.
Łubie
In its present form the Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Łubie, a small town located a few miles west of Tarnowskie Góry, was built in the first half of the eighteenth century. It is a brick Baroque building with a tower topped with a fine, bulbous dome. The interior has also retained the Baroque style. In the churchyard, there are interesting tombstones of the representatives of the known family of industrialists, the Baildons.
Kamieniec
Kamieniec is a village located in the commune of Zbrosławice, in the district of Tarnowskie Góry. On the hill dominating over the Drama river there is a palace, whose today’s appearance was shapen in the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth centuries. the Name of the village comes from the stone - limestone - which was used for centuries by the local as a building material. Thus, quite early developed on these lands massive stone building. Sixteenth-century parish church of St Nativity. John the Baptist, and the old part of the palace Kamieniec, are largely built of stone.
Zbrosławice
On March 4, 1973, the first horses came to Zbrosławice, and so the equestrian center began. Over time, the Equestrian Center of the Academic Riding Club was turned into the Horse Training Center of the Academic Riding Club. In the complex there is a possibility of buying one-day package tours, horseback rides and carriage rides. The center organizes football or volleyball matches, makes a fire, arranges a karaoke or a disco. There are also other pre-agreed attractions.
Wilkowice
A Baroque palace stands in the village of Wilkowice (not far from Tarnowskie Góry). It was erected in the first half of the eighteenth century. Is owners were the members of the wealthy family of von Larisch. In the first half of the nineteenth century the palace belonged to Alfred von Koschitzki, a known social activist. The building was erected on a rectangular plan. It is made of brick and covered with a mansard roof. Its style refers to late Baroque.
Kamieniec
Kamieniec is located in the municipality in the district of Tarnowskie Góry Zbroslawice. It prides itself on two valuable architectural monuments.The name of the village comes from the stone - limestone - which was used for centuries by the local people as a building material. Therefore,massive stone buildings developed in this region quite early. The sixteenth-century parish church of St John the Baptist and the old part of the palace Kamieniec are largely built of stone.
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