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Small all wooden church in Zakopane

Our tour took us to this small wooden church that should be seen when in the area. We stayed maybe... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
Bill B
River Forest, Illinois
Church in the woods built in the Zakopanian style

One could miss this mountainside church, when driving on the main highway out of town, because it... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2018
Vancouver, Canada
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ul. Oswalda Balzera 31 | Jaszczurówka, Zakopane 34-500, Poland
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

Our tour took us to this small wooden church that should be seen when in the area. We stayed maybe 10 minutes, which was enough to see the inside and outside of the building.

Thank Bill B
Reviewed August 5, 2018

One could miss this mountainside church, when driving on the main highway out of town, because it resembles a mountain chalet. However, this multiple storied wood church with an arcaded porch, built in the early 20th century, is a busy tourist stop because of its...More

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Reviewed February 17, 2018

This lovely little country chapel was built by a well-to-do local businessman from 1904-07 as a gift to the community. It's still used for Catholic Mass daily, and twice on Sunday. The carving over the entrance shows a "worried" Christ, cuz the world is still...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Hard to believe that something so ornate and delicate can seem so simple at the same time. This chapel is absolutely lovely.

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Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

Great little place, with super architecture. Free to get in and very peaceful. We caught the number 11 bus to Curtis from Aleja 3 Mayo in Zakopane. Get off at Jaszczurowka stop 16. Costs zl3 per adult. Tickets can be bought and validated on the...More

Thank N7681NTstevel
Reviewed January 28, 2017

Do not leave Zakopane without seeing the Jaszczurowka Chapel. Ensure you pick the a time alone, without group tours milling about ,and go inside for a quiet moment. It is quite secluded, and at walking distance from the centre of town - and it is...More

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Reviewed October 18, 2016

A pearl of the wooden art, designed by the great artists is a condensed example of the Zakopane style

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Reviewed August 22, 2016

This little church is absolutely breathtaking!! It is amazing the wood work that they did even if you aren't religious you won't be disappointed in the craftsmanship of this beautiful place of worship!!

Thank healthyglowb
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

This is a cute little wooden chapel ouside of the town of Zakopane. You have to cross a busy street to get to it so be careful. It is free and there is a small art gallery in the bottom. There is a path in...More

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Reviewed February 26, 2016

This chapel is a must see when visiting Zakopane as it shows off the beautiful carpentry. Most people tend to visit the main town so this little gem is often quiet and less traveled. It is free to visit and worth the short trip from...More

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