In Tworków, a large village on the Oder, near
Racibórz, apart from the ruins of the castle, we
can visit the church of Saints Peter and Paul,
which is visible from a distance because of its 40-
meter-tall tower. The inside the late seventeenthcentury church there are some interesting altars
and remains of trompe l'oeil Baroque murals.
The church also houses an ancestral crypt of the
Reiswitz family, the former owners of the village.
Tworków is a large village near Racibórz. It prides itself on many interesting, high-class monuments. All visitors will be impressed with the local Baroque church with an unusually rich interior decoration, as well as with the ruins of an immense palace. Even a less imposing building, a hundred-year-old mill overlooking the picturesque pond is worth visiting. From ten generations on, it has belonged to the Pawlik family. Inside, there are old machines and equipment.
Tworków is a small, but old village near
Racibórz. There are a few monuments
including the ruins of a castle which are
worth seeing. Originally, the castle had been
a Gothic medieval building, which was rebuilt
into a Renaissance residence, and later
converted into a fancy neo-Renaissance
palace. The building, which unfortunately
burned down in the interwar years, is now a
Bieńkowice is one of the villages close to
Racibórz, which was mentioned in the middle
of the fourteenth century. There is a baroque
church of All Saints in the village. It was built
in the first half of the eighteenth century,
replacing an earlier building standing here.
The village is known equestrian procession for
its horse procession held on Easter Monday.
This tradition on Polish soil is cultivated only
in a few villages of Silesia.
The village of Bieńkowice lies at the mouth of the Psina
River into the Oder within the commune of
Krzyżanowice on the road from Racibórz to Chałupki. The
settlement was for the first time mentioned in 1283, but
it may have existed a hundred years earlier. There are a
few monuments, among them a private museum which
is particularly worth visiting. It reminds of the local
blacksmith traditions associated with the forge operating
more than three hundred years ago. It was established
by the Socha family in the second half of the