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Mass/opening hours
Open to public in summer
01.01.2017 r. -31.12.2017 r.
address
St Leonard’s Church in Lipnica Murowana
Lipnica Murowana 39, 32-724 Lipnica Murowana
contact details
tel. 14 68 52 601
website
www.parlipnicam.tarnow.opoka.o...
GPS
N49 51.628 (49.860466)
E20 31.816 (20.530266)
Lipnica Murowana
St Leonard’s Church in Lipnica Murowana
TARNÓW I OKOLICE
Lipnica Murowana
Local government: Lipnica Murowana

sight entered onto UNESCO World Heritage list UNESCO
St Leonard’s Church in Lipnica Murowana dates from the end of the C15th and is one of the oldest and most precious wooden churches in Małopolska, entered onto the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2003. According to tradition it was built in 1141 on the site of a pagan temple hence, supposedly, the so-called Światowid’s pillar, a back support for the St. Leonard altar. The church’s interior is decorated by painting (polychrome) from various periods, from the end of the C15th to the beginning of the C18th. The chancel is decorated with: The Crucifixion, The Last Supper and the Last Judgment, while the nave has scenes from The Passion and The Ten Commandments. Among the precious fittings are: a rare processional feretrum with a bas-relief of the Holy Trinity and a music box (still working).
 

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