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The Monk – a sacred stone sculpture in Sobótka

Sobótka

The Monk is a stone sculpture made of local granite, 270 cm tall, with a shape resembling a bowling skittle or a high vessel. On the basis and the head, signs of a diagonal cross are engraved....

Wooden warriors Niemcza

Niemcza

The wooden sculptures on the market square depict early medieval warriors. They were created by a local self-taught sculptor. They are a reminder of the events of 1017 AD, when the inhabitants of...

The sculpture of an archer

Strzelin

The sculpture of the archer ready to shoot refers to the name of the city, or perhaps it commemorates the heroic archers defending the city against attacks in the Middle Ages. The monument was...

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

Sobótka

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...

Statue of the Victims of the Franco-Prussian War Jordanów Śląski

Jordanów Śląski

The statue stands next to the church of. St. Bishop Stanislaus. It commemorates the victims of the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1871 and soldiers from the area who died in the First World War. It was...

Statue of St. John of Nepomuk Szczepanów

Szczepanów

A Baroque statue of St. John of Nepomuk stands next to the church of Our Lady of the Rosary. It is a beautiful, stone, polychrome sculpture, dating from the mid-18th century. The saint has an aureole...

Statue of St. John of Nepomuk Milin

ul. Chłopska, Milin

The Baroque statue stands near the church of St. Michael the Archangel and comes from ca. 1733. The triagonal pedestal bears two reliefs: the first showing the scene of John of Nepomuk being thrown...

Statue of St. John of Nepomuk Maniów Wielki

ul. Okulicka, Maniów Wielki

The figure is located near the church in Maniów Wielki and was placed here between 1750 and 1755. At the base of the figure a Latin inscription is preserved, saying PROTOTYPON / NENERARE VIRI / QVI...

Statue of St. John of Nepomuk

Kamionna

The late-Baroque statue of St. John of Nepomuk comes from around 1740-1750. It was made at the time when the owner of the property was Franz Alexander von Kalckreuth (the coat of arms of this family...