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The Church of St John the Baptist in Pawłowice


The church of Saint John the Baptist in Pawłowice was erected at the end of the sixteenth century. It replaced a wooden church, which had been standing in this place probably since medieval times. Jan Pawłowski, Bishop of Olomouc, who came from Pawłowice, initiated the building. The church was largely destroyed during the last war. Fortunately, valuable paintings have been preserved in the sanctuary.

Location
street Zjednoczenia 52
43-250 Pawłowice
Pawłowice
Pszczyna Region
in the country
Contact data
: (32) 472 19 11
: http://www.pawlowice.katowice.opoka.org.pl/index.html
General Information
: churches, architectural monuments
Prices & amenities
: admission free
Availability
: whole year
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Sound files
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