hundred years ago, almost every town in Galicia was similar to each
other. In the streets and on the market, there were mostly
single-storeyed, often wooden houses with...
open-air museum in Nowy Sącz, i.e. the Sądecki Ethnographic Park,
provides visitors with a unique opportunity to see wooden huts next
to other examples of folk wooden...
entering the old town in Biecz from Gorlice are enchanted by the
panorama of the town, with a silhouette of the collegiate church,
town hall tower and conical roofs of...
original silhouette of the Renaissance Barian-Rokicki house almost
completely covers the entrance to the old town, so there is no way to
miss it. And it is worth paying...
where today Biecz is situated on a hill upon Ropa, centuries ago,
Becz, the bandit knight, freed a girl called Bietka who was to become
a prisoner. When many years later...
a quiet corner out of the way, in the eastern part of the town, just
above the scarp above the Ropa Valley, there is a storeyed school
building. Why, however, is this...
of those visiting the old town market in Biecz is mainly focused on
the Town Hall. But attention of those walking around it will
certainly be drawn by a charming St....
slender silhouette of the collegiate church in Biecz, i.e. the Corpus
Christi parish church, with its Gothic peaks, steep roof and high
belfry, is a symbol of Biecz and a...
the hill of the old town in Biecz, a smaller hill borders from the
east side, surrounded on three sides by the valleys of Ropa and
smaller streams. It was here where one...
the middle ages, every self-respecting town had to protect its wealth
behind solid walls. Back then, Biecz was one of the richest merchant
centres in Małopolska, so it had...
stroll around old Biecz means walking the quiet streets and the
marketsquare where there are small tenement houses, and often
single-storeyed, wooden houses. Thus, an...
the eastern end of the old town, over the scarp delimiting it from
the side of the Ropa Valley, behind small houses and a high fence of
the school playing ground, we can...
green fields and meadows, on a hillside above Bobowa and the Biała
Valley, a narrow path leads through the gate, behind which, in the
shade of trees, we can see many...
synagogue in Bobowa, with a wooden addition with a storeyed porch at
the front reminds of the former world – the part of Bobowa, which
disappeared along with the...
many towns and townlets in Galicia, Grybów was inhabited by a large
Jewish community, until its extermination during WWII. Although the
German occupiers tried to destroy...
the marketsquare in Grybów is crossed by a busy road, it is a
genuine heart of the town. Founded on a sloping hillside, until the
beginning of the 19 th
the buildings of Grybów, towers a slender, exceptionally high
steeple. This is the highest part of the St. Catherine Church, the
main parish temple on the marketsquare in...
symbol of Stary Sącz is the Poor Clares convent, whose picturesque,
fortified complex stands at the edge of the old town, above the scarp
of the Poprad Valley. The Poor...
vast marketsquare in Stary Sącz, paved with cobblestones, surrounded
by small, cosy houses, with limes of more than hundred years growing
in the middle and under which a...
The houses of Gołkowice Dolne differ significantly from those found in other neighbouring localities. Just off the road, we can find a row of transversely arranged brick...
At the junction of Piłsudskiego St. and Pułaskiego St., in the very centre of Krynica-Zdrój, the white walls of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church draw attention....
In the centre of Krynica-Zdrój, along the Kryniczanka Stream, just in parallel to the promenade, we can find the Dietl Boulevard with wooden villas and houses built in distinctive...
The majestic white facade of the St. Joseph Church, towering over small town houses, closes the perspective of Kościelna St. in Muszyna. Although the church was raised in...
Since the Middle Ages, the elongated market square in Muszyna has been the centre of town life. Its both sides end with characteristic chapels from the turn of the 19 th century....