The Bear of Ślęża – a sacred stone sculpture on the top of Ślęża

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The Bear of Ślęża is a sacred stone sculpture found in 1854 at the Road of the Wild Pig, above the village of Strzegomia. In 1906 it was move to the summit of Mt. Ślęża and is now exhibited next to the church. Then, was perceived as a wild boar. The statue is made of granite, engraved with a diagonal cross carved onto the torso of the Bear. It was made later than the sculpture itself was made.

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Castle ruins on Mt Ślęża

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Filial church of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Ślęża

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The peak of Mt.Ślęża

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