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
The mansion in Krzyżanowice was built at the turn of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, but the current, neo-Gothic form was given to it during the nineteenth-century reconstruction. The palace was built on a rectangular plan, and its corners are decorated with distinctive, octagonal towers. The south-east tower houses a chapel. The palace hosted prominent persons in the past, including Ludwig van Beethoven and Franz Liszt.
In the village Borucin, which once belonged to the large
estate of the Lichnowskys, there is a stone mansion on a
small hill erected in the interwar period. It is quite a
modest, eclectic building without any major decorations.
The building standing next to the farm labourers’ houses
is not very impressive. The surrounding land belonged to
the family of Lichnowsky from 1679 until the Second
Buków lies in the commune of Lubomia, in the district of Włodzisław. The town located on the banks of the Oder has been often flooded by the river. The first mention of the village comes from the early fourteenth century. The eclectic church of Our Lady of Perpetual Help from the 1930s stands in the middle of the village. Among other monuments, an eighteenth-century Chapel of the Rosary is worth visiting. The monument lies on the Wooden Architecture Trail of the Silesia province.
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