One of the Silesian magnate’s residences is a palace located in Borynia near Jastrzębie Zdrój. The palace is a rectangular Classicist building with some Baroque elements. It was built in the second half of the eighteenth century. It is a two-storey residence, covered with a mansard roof. There is a small park surrounding the palace, where you can find many monumental trees, including a 600 year-old oak.
In the village of Bełk, located in the district of Rybnik, there is an, eighteenth-century wooden Church of Saint Mary Magdalene. Besides the monument, which is recently unfortunately closed, one can see attractive landscapes. The church is adjacent to the ponds and the Bierawka river, which are part of the landscape park “Cistercian Landscape Compositions”. The church in Bełk is situated on the Wooden Architecture Trail of the Silesia province.
In Leszczyny, once a village and now a district of the
town of Czerwionka-Leszczyny, there is a typical manor
building with a characteristic three-story tower. This
residence, sometimes called Leszczyny Castle, was built
in the years 1882-1888, when the owners of the local
estates were the Bartelt family. Today, the palace
houses, among others, the Public Library, and
therefore, the monument can be viewed without
The Church of Corpus Christi in Rybnik Jankowice was built as the foundation of Count Ferdinand Oppersdorf in 1675. It is one of the two wooden churches in Silesia built on a Greek cross plan. The shrine is a typical log cabin construction. The roofs are covered with shingles. The neo-Baroque interior houses a few eighteenth-century monuments, such as the painting of the Ascension and a Baroque font.
In front of the Coal Mine "Borynia-Zofiówka" in Jastrzębie Zdrój, we can see a monument, which commemorates the Jastrzębie Agreement of 3 September 1980. The agreement was part of so-called August Agreements concluded between the communist authorities and the citizens. The monument was erected spontaneously and unveiled on the first anniversary of the Agreement. It was designed by Joachim Paruzel, a local miner. A short thereafter, during the martial law, the communists brutally suppressed the strike in the mine.
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