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The Old Synagogue in Sławków


The Sławków synagogue was built in 1896. It served the local Jewish community until 1939. During the Second World War, the synagogue was devastated. The Germans converted it into a storehouse. After the war, it stood deserted, but it was renovated, and for some time, it was a cultural center. Currently, there are homes here. The red brick building was erected on a rectangular plan. The main prayer hall was located in the eastern part of the site. The inscription in Polish and Hebrew placed on the building reminds of its former function.

Location
street Biskupia 10
41-260 Sławków
Sławków
Upper Silesian Agglomeration
in the city/town
General Information
: architectural monuments
Prices & amenities
: admission free
Availability
: whole year
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Sławków
The Sławków inn, whose old and official name was “Municipal Austeria in Sławków Called Pierwocha", is located at the market square and it is still an active restaurant. The name “austeria” comes from Italian, and in the old Polish language it meant taverns of the highest standard. They were housed in solid, spacious buildings, in which there was a dining site, offering a wide range of food and drinks as well as hotel and stable services. The inn in Sławków is located on the Wooden Architecture Trail of the Silesia province.
Sławków
Sławków is a city situated on the eastern edge of the Silesian Voivodeship. Its almost 1000-year-old history has endowed the town with a number of interesting monuments, with its famous Sławków Tavern in the fore-front. Not far from the market square, you can see ruins of the castle of the bishops of Kraków and the bishop’s granary, also known as the Bishop's Court. The current shape of the granary dates back to the eighteenth century. The building has a distinctive, nice mansard roof and thick walls.
Sławków
The museum in Sławków is actually the Department of Old Culture of the Town Cultural Center. It has been operating since 1987. The museum is located in a historic building at the Sławków market square. Long ago, the house, which was built in 1870, belonged to Jan Kuc, a merchant from Sławków. The walls of the building create a specific atmosphere of this place, and the cellars themselves area tourist attraction. In the museum there are collections, most of which were donated by residents of the town.
Sławków
In addition to the separately standing monument facilities in Sławków, a spatial layout of the old town, with a central market square (114x114m), is listed in the Register of Historic Monuments. The urban layout has survived largely unchanged since the Middle Ages - with the exception of two streets running out to the south, which are narrower as a result of the building activities. Sławków has retained some interesting historic buildings, which include a tavern, a well and a few arcade houses.
Sławków
Sławków Castle is now actually dilapidated. It is situated on a hill over the Biała Pszemsza. It was a thirteenth-century stronghold, which belonged to the bishops of Cracow. Its task was to protect access to the town from the direction of Cracow. In 1983-1990, the excavations were conducted on the castle hill called Zamczysko. They uncovered the ruins, and as a result, an archaeological reserve was established here.
Sławków
One of the monuments in Sławków is a parish church, dating from the thirteenth century. It is dedicated both to the Exaltation of the Cross and Saint Nicholas, but originally its patron saint was John the Baptist The church is an early Gothic building, and its equipment is mostly Baroque and Rococo. The attic of the building is home to bats, forming one of the largest colonies in Poland.
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