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Mass/opening hours
Open to public in summer
01.01.2017 r. -31.12.2017 r.
address
The Filial Church of St. Philip and St. Jacob in Sękowa
Sękowa 13, 38-307 Sękowa
contact details
tel. 18 35 18 169
website
http://www.sekowa.rzeszow.opok...
GPS
N49 37.835 (49.630583)
E21 11.151 (21.185850)
Sękowa
The Filial Church of St. Philip and St. Jacob in Sękowa
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Sękowa
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sight entered onto UNESCO World Heritage list UNESCO
The  Filial Church of St. Philip and St. Jacob in Sękowa is one of the most precious wooden churches in Małopolska”,” and was entered onto the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2003. It was erected in 1520 from hand-cut larch-wood logs. In the C18th a spire and extensive covered veranda (exonarthex) were added. The church surface”,” with the exception of the bell-house”,” is covered by shingles”,” which enhances the picturesque appeal of the building’s mass. The current fittings include a late-renaissance main altar from the early C17th”,” reconstructed in 1948-49 after its destruction in 1915. The altar’s rich polychrome decoration includes a painting depicting St. Nicholas”,” St. Benedict and St. Antony along with a sculpture of the Saviour of the World.
 

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