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The Ruins of the Church in Ziemięcice


In Ziemięcice, a small village located between Gliwice and Pyskowice there are ruins of the fifteenth-century church of Saint Hedwig of Silesia. Originally, the building housed only a presbytery, but in the subsequent centuries a nave and a tower were added to it. The church was deserted at the beginning of the last century, and part of its equipment was moved to the new building, which was erected in the vicinity..

Location
street Kościelna
42-675 Ziemięcice
Zbrosławice
Upper Silesian Agglomeration
in the country
General Information
: churches, architectural monuments
Prices & amenities
: not applicable
Availability
: whole year

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